Senate confirms 15 more judges, wrapping up a GOP priority

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It is no surprise that Trump and his GOP supporters wanted to spin Kavanaugh as an electoral victor; saying it is so, they dearly hoped, would lift Republican spirits. If the Democrats take over the House, she will become the national leader of the Democratic Party, and she's very, very unpopular.

The arrival of Brett Kavanaugh, a fierce defender of conservative values, judges in progressive of the supreme Court in the minority-with four judges on nine- in the temple of american law, which ensures the constitutionality of laws and referee on the subjects of society the most hard subjects (death penalty, gay marriage, abortion rights, defense of the environment...).

By contrast, Democrats and their allies had only a single key race they didn't play in - New York's 27th Congressional District, which is rated by CNN as a Likely Republican win for incumbent Rep. Chris Collins, a longtime supporter of President Donald Trump, despite his indictment for insider trading. Men divide about evenly on both, while women disapprove of the confirmation by 58-35 percent and of the committee's work by 56-38 percent.

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There is a gender gap: by 40 percent to 24 percent, women say the debate makes them more likely to back Democratic than Republican candidates.

Similar marches are scheduled later this month in other states, including the Republican strongholds of Texas, Georgia and SC.

While numerous judges were approved with bipartisan support, nearly half were confirmed on mostly party-line votes.

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An even larger majority of people support a further congressional objection of Kavanaugh - 53 percent - while only 43 percent oppose a probe. There are also slight 8- and 9-point gaps between conservative women and men and liberal women and men.

Independent voters are far less supportive of the decision to confirm Kavanaugh: 47 percent say the Senate erred in confirming him, while 34 percent say it made the right decision. That nets to 61 percent support among 18- to 49-year-olds, dropping to 49 percent of Americans age 50-64 and 38 percent of seniors.

The nine-member Supreme Court decides matters that shape the country's politics. Overall, the two parties are in roughly equally bad standing among the American public: 55 percent have an unfavorable view of Republicans and 52 percent have an unfavorable view of Democrats, while 36 percent have a favorable view of Republicans and 38 percent have a favorable view of Democrats.

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The Post-ABC poll was conducted by telephone October 8-11 among a random national sample of 1,144 adults including 991 registered voters. See details on the survey's methodology here.

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