Susan Collins

FFFFFuck Off, Brett


Your DGB for today is to call undecided Senators and tell them to vote #NoOnKavanaugh.

Kavanaugh has lied approximately 312 times and all signs point to him being The Worst Guy In The Place at every bar he’s ever visited. “Lack of candor” doesn’t even BEGIN to describe this bro. He disqualified himself five times over by age 18 and we need to end the nonsense already. Whether the FBI finishes their investigation this week or not, Mitch McConnell could throw a big boy tantrum and schedule a vote any day now. We are focusing on five undecided Senators. If you can’t get through to their D.C. offices, try their state contact numbers.

Lisa Murkowski, AK

D.C. (202) 224-6665

Anchorage (907) 271-3735

Fairbanks (907) 456-0233

Juneau (907) 586-7277

Ketchikan (907) 225-6880

Mat-Su Valley (907) 376-7665

Soldotna (907) 262-4220

Jeff Flake, AR

D.C. (202) 224-4521

Phoenix (602) 840-1891

Tucson (520) 575-8633

Susan Collins, ME

D.C. (202) 224-2523

Augusta (207) 622-8414

Bangor (207) 945-0417

Biddeford (207) 283-1101

Caribou (207) 493-7873

Lewiston (207) 784-6969

Portland (207) 780-3575

Heidi Heitkamp, ND

D.C. (202) 224-2043

Bismark (701) 258-4648

Dickinson (701) 225-0974

Fargo (701) 232-8030

Grand Forks (701) 775-9601

Minot (701) 852-0703

Joe Manchin, WV

D.C. (202) 224-3954

Charleston (304) 342-5855

Eastern Panhandle (304) 264-4626

Fairmont (304) 368-0567

KavanAUGHHHHH Make It Stop


Your DGB for today is to aggressively lobby Senators Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Susan Collins (R-ME).

Despite being the least popular nominee in a generation, perjuring himself, and being handpicked to prepare for a president with criminal liability, Brett Kavanaugh looks on track for confirmation to the highest court in the land. Big talkers like Ben Sasse, Jeff Flake, and Bob Corker appear to be lost causes in the fight for our democracy, leaving us to again rely on women to stand between us and aspiring dictator Trump. There are tons of reasons to vote against Kavanaugh, but we will be pushing Murkowski and Collins on reproductive rights. Neither want to see Roe overturned and we expect them to vote accordingly.

D.C. Office number: 202 224 6665


D.C. Office number: 202 224 2523


Collins & Murkowski and the Future of Choice


Your DGB for today is to urge Senators Lisa Murkowski (AK-R) and Susan Collins (ME-R) in the strongest terms possible to vote no on SCOTUS nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh for retired Justice Kennedy’s seat. Given the current makeup of the Supreme Court, this administration’s ties to white evangelicals, and its tendency towards authoritarianism, we think it’s not hyperbole to suggest that Collins and Murkowski may be all that stands between us and some Handmaids-esque dystopia.

Reproductive choice is on the line. The Christian right has been waiting for this moment: a republican president, a republican-held congress, and a bunch of vacancies on the highest court in the land. This is the perfect storm, bringing with it a chance to tip the balance on the Supreme Court with conservative justices and finally overturn Roe v. Wade.

We already knew that Trump would be choosing his next Supreme Court nominee from a list provided by the Federalist Society, a conservative legal organization. Though Kavanaugh has been cagey of late about his views on abortion, his presence on the Federalist Society list means that they, at least, believe he would be anti-choice (among other unpleasant things). For more about the Federalist Society and the creepy mastermind behind it, read this terrifying piece in the Daily Beast.

We also know that Murkowski and Collins have gone on record in the past as pro-choice. But they can be wishy-washy. Collins famously broke her word not to vote for the tax cut bill, citing vague and spurious-sounding promises on the part of Mitch McConnell to “fix” the tax bill after it passed…? So we need to hold these ladies accountable to the principles they say they hold. We need their votes for the women of America to retain their rights to bodily autonomy.

Yes, we know the arguments against non-constituents calling members of congress. But this is so important, we just have to try flooding these women’s phone lines, in-boxes, and twitter feeds with pleas from all the people - non-Alaskans and non-Mainers included - whose lives will be impacted by how they vote during the confirmation process.


Come On, Collins

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Your DGB for today is to contact Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) and encourage her to vote against the GOP Tax Scam.

For awhile there, it looked like Tax Reform was a gimmie for Trump, with plenty of amoral lawmakers willing to sacrifice the middle and lower class to the Corporate Gods of America. Then, Doug Jones was elected and some senators are now piecing together their spines and having second thoughts about being on this train. As of this Grab, Corker is threatening to vote against the hastily-prepared bill, and suddenly getting this signed into law before Christmas doesn’t look great for the GOP. Rubio was a no, but sold his soul for 300 dollars and seems to have lost the directions for putting his spine back together again.

But, we need insurance and Susan Collins has come through for us in the past. Despite believing a bunch of empty promises made to her for the people of Maine, DGB has faith that she will see the light. This weekend, you’ll let her know how important this is using this contact page, or Resistbot if you live in Maine.