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Brett Kavanaugh

  1. the kavanaugh hearings
    Accused Sexual Assaulter Confirmed to Supreme CourtAs protests erupted outside the Senate, Brett Kavanaugh was officially confirmed on Saturday afternoon.
  2. the kavanaugh hearings
    Susan Collins’s Ultimate BetrayalThe senator spoke of not believing Christine Blasey Ford and then of supporting the #MeToo movement — in the same speech.
  3. last night on late night
    Lady Gaga Powerfully Defends Dr. Ford’s Senate Testimony on The Late Show“What I have seen on the news with this debate of Kavanaugh versus Dr. Ford — it’s one of the most upsetting things I’ve ever witnessed.”
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    Murkowski Just Showed That Putting Pressure on Your Senators WorksThe senator voted “no” on ending the Kavanaugh debate after her Alaskan constituents put pressure on her.
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    In Op-ed, Kavanaugh Assures Skeptics That He Will Say Whatever They Want to HearThe Supreme Court nominee’s Wall Street Journal op-ed is not an expression of newfound contrition, but one of unwavering opportunism.
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    Senate Cuts Off Debate on Kavanaugh, Making His Confirmation All But CertainIn the end, Jeff Flake, Susan Collins and Joe Manchin are giving Kavanaugh the votes he needed.
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    Senate Cuts Off Debate on Kavanaugh, Making His Confirmation All But CertainIn the end, Jeff Flake, Susan Collins and Joe Manchin are giving Kavanaugh the votes he needed.
  8. conspiracy theories
    Donald Trump Thinks Sexual-Assault Protesters Are ‘Paid Professionals’Presumably in reference to the two brave sexual-assault survivors who confronted Senator Jeff Flake over his Kavanaugh vote.
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    All of Brett Kavanaugh’s Classmates Who Have Accused Him of Lying“When Brett got drunk, he was often belligerent and aggressive.”
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    Republican Senator to Kavanaugh Protesters: ‘Grow Up’Not his finest moment.
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    Republican Senator Orrin Hatch to Kavanaugh Protesters: ‘Grow Up’Not his finest moment.
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    Brett Kavanaugh Wants to Remind Us He’s an Emotional Dad and That Makes Him GoodHe wrote an op-ed about why he deserves to be on the Supreme Court.
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    Kavananugh: Maybe I Was ‘Too Emotional’ in Senate TestimonyThe Supreme Court nominee pushed back against claims that he lacks a judicial temperament in a Wall Street Journal op-ed.
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    Why Heidi Heitkamp’s ‘No’ Vote MattersHer “no” is bigger than Brett Kavanaugh.
  15. 2018 midterms
    Will the Kavanaugh Fight Affect the Midterms?All the noise about Kavanaugh could encourage the older white voters who usually vote in midterms to show up, but Democratic enthusiasm remains high.
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    Sen. Heidi Heitkamp Will Vote ‘No’ on Kavanaugh As a ‘Signal to Girls and Women’A brave move that is unlikely to stop the SCOTUS nominee from being confirmed.
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    Thousands of ‘Cancel Kavanaugh’ Protesters March to the Supreme Court in D.C.“We’re marching from Kavanaugh’s current courthouse to the one he hopes to ascend to.”
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    Kavanaugh’s High-School Treatment of Renate Schroeder Was Worse Than We ThoughtKavanaugh says the ‘Renate Alumnius’ reference in his yearbook was not meant to offend. A former classmate says it’s the tip of the iceberg.
  19. #metoo
    As #MeToo Turns One, the Kavanaugh Case Tells Us How Far the Movement Has ComeThe arguments that we’ve gone “too far” are alive and well, one year later.
  20. the kavanaugh hearings
    All the People With Crucial Information About Kavanaugh the FBI Didn’t InterviewThe investigation did not speak to Dr. Blasey Ford, Kavanaugh’s former roommate, or several others with information who tried to come forward.
  21. the national interest
    Republicans Have Decided to Ignore All of Brett Kavanaugh’s LiesLies about his drinking and treatment of girls does not make them suspect his other claims about drinking and treatment of girls.
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    Report: The FBI’s Investigation of Kavanaugh Was a ShamThough it appears only six people were interviewed for the probe, the White House said it shows there’s “no support” for claims against Kavanaugh.
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    As FBI Wraps Up Investigation, Republicans Set Friday Vote on KavanaughMaybe it’s a bluff, but Republicans seem to think they can get him confirmed this weekend.
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    Former Classmate ‘Shocked’ Kavanaugh Said ‘Devil’s Triangle’ Wasn’t About SexBrett Kavanaugh’s former classmate Jaime Roche told Anderson Cooper that he was shocked when Kavanaugh said it was a drinking game.
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    More Than 650 Law Professors Sign Letter in Opposition to Kavanaugh’s NominationThe letter was sent to senators ahead of the vote on Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court.
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    White House Apparently ‘Will Not Allow’ the FBI to Interview Kavanaugh and FordAccording to a statement from Sen. Feinstein.
  27. fbi kavanaugh investigation
    FBI Is Interviewing People Who Attended the Same July 1982 Party as KavanaughMeanwhile, Dr. Blasey Ford’s lawyers say the FBI still hasn’t interviewed her.
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    Kellyanne Conway Says Trump Has Treated Dr. Blasey Ford ‘Like a Fabergé Egg’Meanwhile, Sarah Huckabee Sanders claimed he was merely “stating the facts” when he mocked her testimony to a cheering crowd.
  29. student protests
    Brooklyn College Students Slam Professor Over Offensive Sexual-Assault BlogAn associate professor of business argued that committing sexual assault is a male rite of passage but says it was “satirical.”
  30. women's rage
    The New Era of ConfrontationAfter Kavanaugh, sexual-assault survivors are getting in Republican senators’ faces — and they’re not going away anytime soon.
  31. beach week
    What D.C. Kids Know About ‘Beach Week’Several days in Kavanaugh’s 1982 calendar were blocked off as “BEACH WEEK” — a decades-old tradition notorious for debauchery and underage drinking.
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    Kavanaugh’s Partisan Rage Was Disqualifying – Even If He’s InnocentJeff Flake is right to say that Kavanaugh’s “sharp and partisan” interactions with Democratic senators is something “we can’t have on the Court.”
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    Ford’s Testimony Questioned After Ex Says She Helped a Friend Prep for PolygraphIf true, it would contradict her Senate testimony. But the letter from Christine Ford’s ex-boyfriend is disputed by the friend it alleges she helped.
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    Trump Mocks and Imitates Christine Ford at Campaign Rally, Crowd Goes WildDays after calling Ford a “very fine woman,” Trump goes on the attack.
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    Brett Kavanaugh Wrote a Note in 1983 Calling Himself an ‘Obnoxious Drunk’“Warn the neighbors that we’re loud, obnoxious drunks with prolific pukers among us.”
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    Lindsey Graham’s Wild Idea for Trump’s Response If the Senate Rejects KavanaughIf Brett Kavanaugh goes down, Graham thinks Trump should lift him back up and make the midterms all about this judge.
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    New Avenatti Witness Says She Saw Brett Kavanaugh Spike Drinks“I understood this was being done for the purpose of making girls more likely to engage in sexual acts and less likely to say ‘No.’”
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    Donald Trump Thinks It’s a ‘Very Scary Time for Young Men in America’“You could be somebody that was perfect your entire life, and somebody could accuse you of something,” Trump said in reference to Kavanaugh.
  39. timeline
    A Primer on UB40, the Band Brett Kavanaugh for Some Reason Wanted to FightWhat is even going on at this point?
  40. games
    Along With Everything Else, Brett Kavanaugh Is an Obnoxious JockWatching the hearings felt like listening to a post-game press conference.
  41. the national interest
    Kavanaugh Supporters Have #MeToo Moment, But for Bar-FightingIt is time to end the stigma.
  42. only in 2018
    UB40 Want Nothing to Do With Brett KavanaughThe band has responded to a report that Kavanaugh once got into bar fight with a man he thought was their lead singer.
  43. the kavanaugh hearings
    Rachel Mitchell’s Former Colleague Slams Her Kavanaugh Memo: ‘Absolute Bullsh*t’“Rachel Mitchell’s failure to include any analysis of Kavanaugh reveals her political bias.”
  44. tv review
    Who Is The Circus For?It’s hard to say what this Showtime docuseries adds to our understanding of politics or the way the news cycle works.
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    Mark Judge Will Cooperate With FBI Probe Into Kavanaugh Allegations, Lawyer SaysHere’s everything to know about SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s alleged accomplice Mark Judge.
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    Republican Senator Hides From Sexual-Assault Survivors in Men’s BathroomWhen the survivors tried to shake his hand, David Perdue said, “Don’t touch me.”
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    Rachel Mitchell’s Kavanaugh Report Just Tells Republicans What They Want to HearThe report on her questioning of Christine Ford and Brett Kavanaugh reads like the work of a GOP operative, not a serious sex-crimes prosecutor.
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    Kavanaugh Will No Longer Teach at Harvard in the SpringThe dean of Harvard Law School announced that Kavanaugh will not be teaching a class on the Supreme Court in 2019.
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    Kavanaugh Questioned by Police About Bar Fight After Concert in 1985According to the New York Times, police questioned Kavanaugh about throwing ice at a man during a bar fight after a UB40 concert.
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    Kavanaugh Knew About Ramirez Allegation Much Earlier Than He SaysTexts messages from former Yale classmates contradict Kavanaugh’s statements to the Senate Judiciary Committee.
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