Liberals don't like Kavanaugh, they are deathly afraid of him overturning Roe v. Wade, and would prefer a justice who believes in a "living Constitution". Conservatives like him because they think he won't legislate from the bench. Libertarians are concerned that he will opt for an interpretation of the Constitution that favors the government over individual rights.
Republicans have to either push to admit more states into the union with favorable demographics, or do better with the minority vote in the current fifty.
As night fell on the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, the stage occupied again with this time eleven GOP hopefuls. The prime time debate was designed to be a TV show with Donald Trump its star, but it was Carly Fiorina who ended up stealing the show. Jeb Bush, Chris Christie and Marco Rubio also played prominent roles in this drama.
The now famous dust-up between Rand Paul and Chris Christie during Thursday's Republican debate over our fourth amendment rights versus national security was a microcosm of the one held nationally in the months leading up to the PATRIOT Act's renewal in June.