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More Americans disapprove of Kavanaugh's confirmation than support it, new poll shows

More Americans disapprove of Kavanaugh's confirmation than support it, new poll shows”

Hillary Clinton appeared in a video message played on a giant screen, encouraging people to register to vote.

The elections are also being seen as a barometer of President Donald Trump's popularity.

Saturday's demonstration included a street festival-like "Voter Village" where dozens of community groups and politicians set up booths to reach new voters and encourage political involvement.

"Women are very upset over the Kavanaugh confirmation and are fired up to vote", Women's March Chicago spokeswoman Harlene Ellin told AFP.

Women's March Chicago said in a statement that it was targeting the "anti-woman agenda of the White House and the Republican party".

New Yorker writer Osita Nwanevu was among many commentators suggesting that Democrats easily could have allowed red-state Democrats facing tough re-election campaigns to return home while the rest of the Senate Democratic caucus remained to fight Trump's nominees, but Schumer opted to fully cave to McConnell instead.

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"I've been voting a long time and I've never felt that this was as important as it is now", said marcher Lydiea Davis.

The 23-year-old from the nearby Republican-dominated state of IN was the type of voter organizers were hoping to encourage to get involved.

They held up signs that said, "We do not consent", "We will not yield", and "You failed your mom".

"We need to rally the young millennials and the people coming up, turning 18 (years old)".

Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., has promised an investigation into sexual misconduct and perjury allegations against Kavanaugh, which he vehemently denies, if the Democrats take control of the House in the midterm elections.

But there are 48 other Republican senators and one Democrat who voted to confirm him.

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Registered voters say Kavanaugh's confirmation makes them more apt to support Democratic rather than Republican candidates by a 6-point margin, 33-27 percent, with the rest saying it makes no difference.

Supreme Court nomiinee Brett Kavanaugh at his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing in Washington on September 4, 2018.

"Women are angry. And we're starting to feel comfortable being angry".

The protests came as early voting was under way in IL and more than a dozen other states with more to follow.

A recent poll by OH Predictive Insights and ABC15 Arizona found that in that state's Senate election, Republican candidate Martha McSally has a six-point lead over Democratic nominee Kyrsten Sinema, with 47 percent for McSally, 41 percent for Sinema, 4 percent for Green Party candidate Angela Green and 8 percent of voters undecided.

Previous women's protests have included plenty of anti-Trump rhetoric.

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