"It is no surprise that a liberal obstructionist like Tammy Baldwin has announced she will vote against the confirmation of President Trump's Supreme Court nominee", said Nicholson's spokeswoman Ronica Cleary.
He believes that even in red states, Democratic senators can cite preserving the Affordable Care Act as the "number one" reason they'd vote against Kavanaugh's confirmation.
He also hopes Democrats will unite to "put pressure on the Republican moderates" and salvage the "future of the Supreme Court for the next 40 years".
The Supreme Court's Catholic majority stands in contrast to the presidency - only one US president, John F. Kennedy, has been Catholic - and the overall composition of the country: In 2014, about 20 percent of Americans identified as Catholic.
"John's not going to give up and he's not going to resign, and he's said wonderful, brilliant things about Judge Kavanaugh", former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer told KTAR News 92.3 FM's Mac and Gaydos. Some Democrats said Kavanaugh, a more committed conservative, could disrupt precedents like Roe v. Wade, which said women have the constitutional right to abortions.
"If faced with the question of whether to overrule Roe, it's far from clear where a Justice Kavanaugh would come down", said Doug Linder, a law professor at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
"Sen. Jeff Flake said in a statement: "As I have said before, approving a nominee who will interpret the constitution rather than legislate from the bench should be our top priority".
Kavanaugh was picked to replace the retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy. Republican Sens. Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska are among those on his radar.
"I obviously want the opportunity to sit down with him one on one to get a better sense of his judicial philosophy". The ease of Supreme Court confirmations depends, in part, on electoral politics in the Senate. She said the governor had "every opportunity" and the power to "fully protect a woman's right to access safe, legal abortion", but instead helped keep Republicans in control of the state Senate, where the bills have stalled for several years.
Did Schumer and Pelosi really think Trump was going to nominate a moderate?
The new campaign will join an increasingly crowded effort by outside groups on both sides of the political spectrum to influence public opinion and senate elections.