Red State Dem Heidi Heitkamp to Meet Kavanaugh

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) announced plans Wednesday to meet Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh, ending speculation she might join fellow Democrats in denying Kavanaugh that traditional courtesy.

In this Jan. 22, 2018 file photo, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., leaves a meeting with fellow Democrats at the Capitol in Washington. In places like Boston and Los Angeles, Democrats are blasting the new tax law as a boon to the rich and a corporate giveaway. In North Dakota, Sen. …

Democrats Silent on Highest Ranking Openly Gay Nominee

Nine Democratic senators facing re-election in November in states President Donald Trump 18 won months ago remain silent on the nomination of Richard Grenell as U.S. Ambassador to Germany ahead of the final vote Thursday. Grenell, who is openly gay, would be, if confirmed, among the highest ranking openly-gay U.S. government officials ever to serve.

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