“A crowdfunding site where activists have been raising money to defeat Sen. Susan Collins in 2020 was inundated with pledges Friday afternoon, after the Maine Republican announced she would support Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court.
“By 3:55 p.m., the site had crashed, apparently overwhelmed.
““Senator Susan Collins has people more motivated than we’ve ever seen before,” Crowdpac tweeted. “Hold tight, we’ll be back shortly.”
“The site was back online a little less than two hours later. By Saturday afternoon, the campaign that vows to support Collins’s future opponent had surpassed $3.2 million — not an insignificant amount for a political race in a state with among the smallest populations in the country (1.3 million).”
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