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Brett Kavanaugh

  1. podcasts
    Inside The Daily’s Powerful Episode About High-School Sexual AssaultThe podcast’s “A High School Assault” is a quiet, bracing, and emotional listen.
  2. the kavanaugh confirmation
    Christian Right Leaders Want Senate to Ignore Assault Charges Against KavanaughConservative Evangelicals like Ralph Reed and Franklin Graham want their SCOTUS justice even if he hasn’t been cleared of attempted rape charges.
  3. necessary language
    A Running List of Every Time Senator Mazie Hirono Has Called BSSometimes it’s the only way to describe a situation.
  4. the kavanaugh hearings
    Kavanaugh Ally Regrets Tweeting Rape Allegation on Basis of Google Maps SearchMeanwhile, new evidence suggests that Brett Kavanaugh played a role in generating the theory that his look-alike assaulted Christine Ford.
  5. the kavanaugh hearings
    Joe Biden Hopes Kavanaugh’s Accuser Will Be Treated Better Than Anita Hill“Anita Hill was vilified when she came forward … I wish I could’ve done more to prevent those questions and the way they asked them.”
  6. the kavanaugh hearings
    Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford Opens Negotiations Over TestimonyHer attorneys told Senate staffers she’s willing to testify on Thursday if they offer “terms that are fair and which ensure her safety.”
  7. the kavanaugh hearings
    Kavanaugh Backer Offers Bonkers Theory: Ford Was Assaulted by His Doppelg¨¨angerEd Whelan tweeted out the results of his online sleuthing, but rather than clearing Kavanaugh, he showed why a real investigation is necessary.
  8. the kavanaugh hearings
    Christine Ford ‘Fell Off the Face of the Earth Socially’ After Alleged AssaultFormer friends and classmates recalled a shift in her behavior after the alleged assault.
  9. the kavanaugh hearings
    What’s Going on With the Kavanaugh Sexual-Assault Hearing?All the latest news on the public hearing over Christine Blasey Ford’s sexual-assault allegation against Brett Kavanaugh.
  10. the kavanaugh hearings
    Dianne Feinstein Was Right to Grant Christine Blasey Ford Her PrivacyBut she could have handled the allegations much better.
  11. the kavanaugh hearings
    Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford Says She’s Open to TestifyingAs long as senators meet her requests.
  12. sexism
    Democratic Women Fear America Not Ready for a Woman As PresidentIt may take a midterm win driven by women to convince Democrats that it’s not risky to run a woman against Trump in 2020.
  13. sexism
    Professor Reportedly Told Students Kavanaugh Would Only Hire ‘Model-Like’ WomenYale professor Amy Chua would apparently tell students it was “no accident” that all Kavanaugh’s female clerks “look like models.”
  14. theories
    Writer: Maybe There Are Two Brett Kavanaughs, and the Bad One Is Somewhere ElseShe suggested that perhaps a look-alike was behind the alleged sexual assault.
  15. the kavanaugh hearings
    A Running List of Excuses Team Kavanaugh Has Tried OutTheir tactics in dealing with the misconduct allegations have been numerous, and sometimes contradictory.
  16. the kavanaugh confirmation
    If Kavanaugh Goes Down, Will Republican Voters Be Discouraged or Enraged?Losing Kavanugh could be a buzzkill for the Republican base in November, unless Democrats wind up getting the blame.
  17. the kavanaugh hearings
    Republicans Regain Confidence in Fight to Confirm KavanaughRepublicans who initially stood up for Ford appear to have accepted their colleagues’ argument that she deserves a speedy hearing, but no FBI probe.
  18. the kavanaugh hearings
    Senator Heller Calls Sexual Assault Allegations Against Kavanaugh a ‘Hiccup’He also believes that Kavanaugh will be confirmed.
  19. the kavanaugh hearings
    Senator Claire McCaskill Says She Will Not Vote to Confirm Brett KavanaughShe calls the allegations against him disturbing, but says that is not the reason for her decision.
  20. the kavanaugh hearings
    California Lawmaker Recounts First Meeting with Christine Blasey Ford“I told her that I believed her.”
  21. politics
    Why Mississippi Could Determine Who Controls the Senate and the Supreme CourtEverything could come down to a late-November special election runoff in the Magnolia State.
  22. the kavanaugh confirmation
    Is the Anti-Abortion Movement Just Applied Anti-Feminism?More and more, those who oppose legalized abortion seem motivated by animus toward women’s rights. The Kavanaugh fight could make that even clearer.
  23. the kavanaugh hearings
    Another Judge, Another Woman, Another Slap in the FaceHistory repeats itself, but it’s usually a little less blatant than this.
  24. the national circus
    Frank Rich: A Moment of Truth for Brett Kavanaugh?Given the threats she’s braving, it is hard to blame Christine Blasey Ford if she elects not to testify in Washington on Monday. But I hope she does.
  25. the kavanaugh hearings
    Trump Says He Has a ‘Very Hard’ Time Imagining Kavanaugh Allegations Are TrueThe president has been accused of sexual misconduct by 22 women.
  26. supreme court
    GOP Rejects Kavanaugh Accuser’s Call for FBI Probe After Saying They Want FactsSenator Grassley said he’ll limit testimony to Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, and quickly rejected her request for a full investigation.
  27. supreme court
    Read the Letter From Christine Blasey Ford Requesting an FBI InvestigationFord’s attorneys say that following her sexual assault allegation against Brett Kavanaugh she received death threats, forcing her out of her home.
  28. the kavanaugh hearings
    Christine Blasey Ford Is Moving Out of Her Home Due to Death ThreatsShe also hired private security.
  29. the kavanaugh hearings
    Julia Louis-Dreyfus Signed Letter in Support of Christine Blasey FordFord and Louis-Dreyfus attended the same high school.
  30. the kavanaugh hearings
    Senator Mazie Hirono Wants Men to ‘Just Shut Up’She also wants them to do the right thing.
  31. the kavanaugh confirmation
    Meet Brett Kavanaugh’s Alleged Accomplice, Mark JudgeKavanaugh’s accuser alleges that his high-school buddy, who has since become a writer, was in the room during the assault.
  32. the kavanaugh confirmation
    Will Trump Stick With Kavanaugh Come Hell or High Water?It might be more rational to dump Kavanaugh and go with another SCOTUS nominee. But presidential rage may come into play.
  33. science of us
    The Lingering Psychological Scars of Teen Sexual AssaultHigh-school trauma can last a lifetime.
  34. the kavanaugh hearings
    Kavanaugh Is Becoming a Headache the GOP Could Do WithoutEven as they try to save Trump’s Supreme Court pick, Republicans are preparing for a “post-Kavanaugh” world.
  35. the kavanaugh hearings
    Anita Hill Warns That History Could Repeat Itself During the Kavanaugh HearingsShe explains how to avoid the mistakes of the 1991 Clarence Thomas hearings in the New York Times.
  36. the kavanaugh hearings
    Kavanaugh’s Alleged Accomplice Once Praised ‘Uncontrollable Male Passion’Mark Judge has a lot to say about sexual assault and masculinity.
  37. sexual assault
    Everything to Know About the Brett Kavanaugh Sexual-Assault AllegationAll about the Kavanaugh sexual-assault-allegation letter, his accuser, and how senators have reacted.
  38. the kavanaugh hearings
    Senate to Hold Public Hearing on Kavanaugh Sexual-Assault AllegationSenator Grassley said Monday’s session will “give these recent allegations a full airing,” with Christine Ford and Brett Kavanaugh set to testify.
  39. brett kavanaugh
    Senate to Hold Public Hearing on Kavanaugh Sexual-Assault AllegationSenator Grassley said Monday’s session will “give these recent allegations a full airing,” with Christine Ford and Brett Kavanaugh set to testify.
  40. the kavanaugh confirmation
    Why the Clock Is Ticking on Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court NominationIf Brett Kavanaugh isn’t confirmed soon, Trump’s mission to reshape the Supreme Court could get dicier.
  41. the kavanaugh hearings
    Brett Kavanaugh Will Pretend You Don’t ExistWhat his alleged attack on a young woman tells us about how he uses power.
  42. the kavanaugh confirmation
    Trump Should Have Nominated a Woman to the Supreme CourtTrump’s famous vetting process did not protect him from a SCOTUS nominee who may join the president as a presumed sexual predator.
  43. sexual assault
    Over 200 Women Sign Letter in Support of Kavanaugh’s AccuserAlumnae of Christine Blasey Ford’s high school have released a letter saying they believe her.
  44. brett kavanaugh
    Conservatives Suddenly Realize Juvenile Sex Offenders Deserve LeniencyApparently, Brett Kavanaugh’s alleged juvenile offense shouldn’t prevent him from presiding over a legal system that imprisons juveniles for life.
  45. sexual assault
    Kavanaugh and His Accuser Both Say They’re Willing to Testify Before Congress“She decided to take control of this and tell this in her own voice,” a lawyer for Christine Blasey Ford said.
  46. the national interest
    Republicans: Christine Ford Won’t Have Guts to Testify on Kavanaugh. (She Does.)“This gambit basically bets that she will decline, and Republicans can then say that they tried to investigate further.” On to plan B!
  47. supreme court
    3 GOP Senators Open to Delaying Kavanaugh Vote Over Sexual Assault ClaimFlake and Corker said senators must learn about the attempted rape allegation before voting, and Murkowski said they “might” need to delay.
  48. sexual assault
    Read the Letter Accusing Brett Kavanaugh of Sexual AssaultThe harrowing letter sent to Senator Dianne Feinstein this summer by Kavanaugh’s accuser has been made public.
  49. sexual assault
    Will Brett Kavanaugh Face Any Consequences? Women Will.In the aftermath of Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser coming forward, it’s clear that only she will pay a price.
  50. the national interest
    Why Brett Kavanaugh Might Lose Supreme Court Seat Over Sexual-Assault AllegationA done deal is suddenly looking undone.
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