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Treat her as respectfully as you would Brett Kavanaugh.

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His stonewalling on Merrick Garland may be why we got Donald Trump.

D.C. mayor endorses the D.C. Council member’s opponent in November election.

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DALLAS, TX - SEPTEMBER 21: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) makes his final remarks as Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-TX) listens during a debate at McFarlin Auditorium at SMU on September 21, 2018 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Tom Fox-Pool/Getty Images) (Pool / 2018 Getty Images)
DALLAS, TX - SEPTEMBER 21: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) makes his final remarks as Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-TX) listens during a debate at McFarlin Auditorium at SMU on September 21, 2018 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Tom Fox-Pool/Getty Images) (Pool / 2018 Getty Images)
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