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Mic Daily: Supreme Court forces anonymous political donors into the light — and other news

Mic Daily is a cross section of our most vital stories of the day.

“Dark money” political donors must now be disclosed, Supreme Court orders

Organizations like the NRA won't be able to hide their political donors any longer.

National Archives and CIA now being sued by Senate Democrats over Brett Kavanaugh’s documents

The lawsuit is Senate Democrats' latest act of defiance against Kavanaugh's documents being withheld.

Trump: “We will delay” Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation amid sex abuse allegations

The president still praised his nominee as an "outstanding person" with an "unblemished" record.

1992 all over again? The Kavanaugh allegations could boost turnout and amplify “year of the woman.”

The sexual assault allegations that surfaced Wednesday against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh are creating an eerily similar feel to the state of affairs 27 years ago.

Brett Kavanaugh denies sexual assault allegations, will testify to “defend my integrity”

“I am willing to talk to the Senate Judiciary Committee in any way the committee deems appropriate to refuse this false allegation, from 36 years ago, and defend my integrity.”

Today in Trump’s America: Kavanaugh nomination in doubt as his accuser steps forward

Ford says she is willing to testify publicly before the Senate Judiciary Committee, according to NBC News. The optics of such a testimony could be devastating for Kavanaugh and the GOP.

Woman who accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct speaks out for first time

“Now I feel like my civic responsibility is outweighing my anguish and terror about retaliation," the woman said about coming forward publicly.

Dianne Feinstein refers mysterious letter on Brett Kavanaugh to the FBI

In a cryptic statement on Thursday afternoon, Sen. Dianne Feinstein announced she had turned over a letter containing “information concerning the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh” to the FBI.

US Appeals Court upholds restrictive Missouri abortion law

The Missouri law is now one step away from potentially being decided by the Supreme Court and Brett Kavanaugh.
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Mic Daily: What to look for in this week’s primaries — and other stories of the day

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Sen. Susan Collins calls $1 million crowdfunded PAC to stop her Kavanaugh vote a “bribe”

“I think it demonstrates the new lows to which the judge’s opponents have stooped,” Collins said.

After a rocky Senate hearing and accusations of perjury, what’s next for Brett Kavanaugh?

The Supreme Court nominee could be confirmed by the end of the month — and it's all in the hands of a few swing-vote senators.

Sen. Susan Collins isn’t swayed by Brett Kavanaugh email saying ‘Roe v. Wade’ isn’t “settled law”

Abortion advocates believe the 2003 email shows Kavanaugh wouldn't support a right to choose — but Collins disagrees.
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Texas fetal burial law gets struck down, could head to the Supreme Court — and Brett Kavanaugh

Texas vowed to appeal the ruling, which means it could ultimately be decided by the U.S. Supreme Court — and potential justice Brett Kavanaugh.

Why Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation could be a blow to women’s economic stability

While a flurry of attention has been paid to what a Kavanaugh confirmation would mean for reproductive rights, his record means that women could be dealt yet another significant blow.

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Mic Daily: Brett Kavanaugh’s hearings continue — and other news of the day

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Hammered by Democrats, Kavanaugh insists “personal beliefs” won’t factor into Supreme Court rulings

Senators grill Trump's Supreme Court nominee on the second day of his contentious confirmation hearings.

Brett Kavanaugh refused to shake the hand of a gun violence victim’s father

In video footage captured during Tuesday’s senate proceedings, Guttenberg can be heard introducing himself to Kavanaugh. “My daughter was murdered in Parkland...” he says.

As Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court hearing begins, here’s the latest on how his Senate vote could go

Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court will be up to a small handful of swing-vote senators.

Coming up this week in politics: Kavanaugh’s hearing begins and Mueller investigation faces deadline

This week will include Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court hearing, primary elections — and potentially some bombshells in the Russia investigation.

Sen. Lindsey Graham acknowledges that Brett Kavanaugh could overturn ‘Roe v. Wade’ on Supreme Court

Graham acknowledged that even though 'Roe v. Wade' is settled precedent, Kavanaugh can still vote to overturn it.

#StopKavanaugh protesters march in huge numbers as lawmakers try new tactics to thwart confirmation

Americans across the country and Democratic senators alike are mobilizing to stop Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination.
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Appeals court begrudgingly strikes down Alabama abortion ban that could go to the Supreme Court

The ruling used language meant to stigmatize abortion and called Roe v. Wade an "aberration of constitutional law."

Chuck Schumer says ‘Roe v. Wade’ ruling is in jeopardy after meeting with Brett Kavanaugh

Kavanaugh said Tuesday he believes 'Roe v. Wade' is "settled law" — but he won't say whether the ruling was "correctly decided," leaving its future still in doubt.
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Mic Daily: Melania Trump calls for compassion on social media — and other top stories of the day

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Here are the Democratic senators who are meeting with Brett Kavanaugh ahead of his confirmation

Some Democrats are meeting with Kavanaugh to push him about the release of his full records — while others have more of an open mind on the conservative candidate.

While You Weren’t Looking: 5 stories from the Trump administration that aren’t about Omarosa

Ben Carson wants to repeal a rule aimed at reducing housing discrimination, the Trump administration plans to sell protected land, and women are gearing up for a fight for their reproductive rights.

The Masterpiece Cakeshop owner is suing for discrimination again — this time over a trans woman

The new suit alleges that the Colorado Civil Rights Commission “will not rest until Phillips either closes Masterpiece Cakeshop or agrees to violate his religious beliefs.”

A look at what’s been found in Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s documents

The thousands of document pages have included opinions about how presidents should be treated under the law.