Monday, Jul 2 2018 UPDATED 9:12 AM full issue Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine), along with Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), are being watched as crucial votes in a potential nomination battle because the moderate Republicans have a history of supporting abortion rights. Other lawmakers weigh in on the issue, as well. Meanwhile, President Donald Trump says he’s narrowed down his list of possible nominees. The Associated Press: Collins Opposes A Nominee Who Would Overturn Abortion Ruling Politico: Collins: New Justice Should Not Favor Overturning Roe V. Wade Bloomberg: Collins Says She Can’t Back Judge Who Would Strike Roe V. Wade The Hill: Manchin Warns Trump Against Picking Court Nominee Who Will Overturn Roe V. Wade Politico: The Truth Behind Bob Casey’s ‘Pro-Life’ Stand The CT Mirror: CT Dems Seek Political Boost From Supreme Court Fight The Wall Street Journal: Trump Says He Has Narrowed List Of Possible Supreme Court Picks To Five And — The New York Times: Bulwark Against An Abortion Ban? Medical Advances This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.