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  1. foreign policy
    UN Ambassador Bolton Warns Iran There ‘Will Be Hell To Pay’In a bellicose speech in New York on the same day as Trump’s unilateralist address to the UN, Bolton expressed his hatred of diplomacy.
  2. the kavanaugh hearings
    Deborah Ramirez’s Lawyer Claims Senate Judiciary Committee ‘Refused’ to Meet“Ms. Ramirez is ready to swear to the FBI under penalty of perjury. Why won’t the Senate Judiciary Committee welcome that?”
  3. the kavanaugh hearings
    Senate Judiciary Committee Will Wait 24 Whole Hours To Make Kavanaugh DecisionThe Senate Judiciary Committee announced that they will vote on Kavanaugh’s confirmation just one day after hearing Ford’s testimony.
  4. the kavanaugh hearings
    Please Enjoy this Clip of Mitch McConnell Saying the Word ‘Female’Ah, an Assault Whisperer.
  5. the kavanaugh confirmation
    An FBI Investigation Could Become GOP’s Backup Plan on KavanaughAfter fighting an investigation of allegations against Kavanaugh, Republicans may need one to shore up his credibility and satisfy their own senators.
  6. the kavanaugh confirmation
    Trump Just Can’t Stop Himself From Sliming Kavanaugh’s AccusersAt the U.N., the president attacks both Christine Ford and Deborah Ramirez, either going off message or revealing a scorched-earth strategy.
  7. mazie hirono
    Mazie Hirono’s Identity As an Asian-American Immigrant Woman MattersIt’s striking to see an Asian-American woman take the lead in calling out a white man in power.
  8. the kavanaugh hearings
    Trump Attacks Kavanaugh’s Second Accuser, Saying She ‘Was Drunk,’ ‘Has Nothing’Deborah Ramirez said she had been drunk when Brett Kavanaugh allegedly exposed himself. Now, Trump is trying to use that against her.
  9. the national interest
    Trump Defends Kavanaugh: ‘I Understand College Very Well’The president offers a personal testimony for his Supreme Court nominee’s youthful chastity and respect for women.
  10. politics
    Ivanka Trump Confirms She Is Not Paying AttentionSounds nice.
  11. the kavanaugh confirmation
    McConnell Goes For Broke on KavanaughThe wily Senate leader has probably decided that risking a defeat on Kavanaugh is preferable to a withdrawal.
  12. live laugh love
    Trump Brags About ‘Accomplishments,’ U.N. General Assembly Bursts Into Laughter“Didn’t expect that reaction, but okay.”
  13. babies!
    New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern Brings Baby to the United NationsShe is the first world leader to do so.
  14. the kavanaugh hearings
    Everything to Know About Mark Judge, Brett Kavanaugh’s Alleged AccompliceFrom his writings about “uncontrollable male passion” to his alleged behavior at alcohol-fueled high school parties.
  15. the kavanaugh hearings
    Kavanaugh ‘Became Belligerent and Aggressive’ When Drunk, His Yale Roommate Says“Based on my time with Brett, I believe that he and his social circle were capable of the actions that [Deborah Ramirez] described.”
  16. vote malone
    Billy Eichner Urges You to Vote. If Not for Your Country, Then for Post Malone.Post has had a real rough month and change. Will voting in the midterms help? Certainly can’t hurt!
  17. the kavanaugh hearings
    Woman Who Signed Pro-Kavanaugh Letter Horrified by Gross Reference in Yearbook“I can’t begin to comprehend what goes through the minds of 17-year-old boys who write such things, but the insinuation is horrible.”
  18. the kavanaugh confirmation
    The Right Closes Ranks Behind KavanaughConservative passion for the Supreme Court nominee isn’t rational any more. It’s holy war.
  19. the kavanaugh hearings
    Kavanaugh’s Latest Defense Is He Was a Virgin Throughout High School and CollegeKavanaugh told Fox News that he was a virgin in high school and “for many years after.”
  20. the kavanaugh hearings
    Two Former Kavanaugh Classmates Withdraw Names From Statement Disputing AccuserFollowing publication of The New Yorker’s story about Deborah Ramirez’s allegations, Yale classmates withdraw their names from letter a of support.
  21. the kavanaugh hearings
    What ‘Credible Information’ Does Michael Avenatti Have on Kavanaugh?Stormy Daniels’s attorney revealed on Twitter that he represents a woman with “credible information” against Kavanaugh.
  22. the national interest
    Guess Who’s Blocking ‘Due Process’ for Brett Kavanaugh?Mitch McConnell is demanding a speedy hearing without an FBI investigation or testimony from the chief witness.
  23. the body politic
    When the Muzzle Comes OffEven if Kavanaugh prevails, women are expanding the boundaries of what kinds of stories must be taken seriously.
  24. the kavanaugh confirmation
    Kavanaugh Goes to War As New Sexual-Assault Allegations EmergeThe guarded judge of the earlier Senate hearings is gone, as Kavanaugh identifies with his angry defenders.
  25. student protests
    Dozens of Yale Law Students Are Holding a Sit-In to Protest Kavanaugh“Our school’s complicity in pushing forward this nominee must end now,” an organizer told the Cut.
  26. protests
    Why You Should Consider Walking Out in Solidarity With Christine Ford TodayAt 1 p.m., people across the country are wearing black and walking out of work or school in support of Brett Kavanaugh’s accusers.
  27. crime
    Crime Down Again in 2017. Will Trump Deny It, Ignore It, or Take Credit?The “massive crime wave” Trump talked about in 2016 was never real, and a quarter-century-long downward trend in crime has resumed.
  28. the kavanaugh hearings
    A Running List of Senators Demanding That Kavanaugh Step Aside“Enough is enough.”
  29. #believesurvivors
    Alyssa Milano Shares Why She Didn’t Report Her AssaultShe wrote an essay on why she didn’t report the sexual assault she experienced as a teen, and rebuked Donald Trump’s comments about Christine Ford.
  30. the national interest
    Brett Kavanaugh Is Probably a Goner NowWhy Trump will probably have to find a new Supreme Court justice soon.
  31. the kavanaugh hearings
    Kavanaugh Friend Reportedly Admitted to Taking Turns Having Sex With Drunk GirlMark Judge says there was “no horseplay” at the prep school parties he attended. His ex says he told her something that made her doubt that.
  32. the kavanaugh hearings
    Michael Avenatti Implicates Kavanaugh in Pattern of Teenage Sexual AssaultThe attorney says he has evidence that Kavanaugh participated in “multiple” high school “gang rapes.”
  33. the kavanaugh hearings
    New Accuser Says Kavanaugh Exposed Himself to Her at College Party“I can still see his face, and his hips coming forward, like when you pull up your pants.”
  34. the kavanaugh hearings
    Kavanaugh Will Cite His Teen Calendars in Assault DefenseAnd the only thing they seem to prove is that the Supreme Court nominee was into calendars when he was 17.
  35. the kavanaugh hearings
    Christine Ford Will Testify Against Kavanaugh ThursdayAfter back and forth between the GOP and her lawyers, Ford will get to testify against Kavanaugh.
  36. #believesurvivors
    Alyssa Milano Shares Why She Didn’t Report Her Sexual AssaultShe wrote an essay on why she didn’t report the sexual assault she experienced as a teen, and rebuked Donald Trump’s comments about Christine Ford.
  37. the kavanaugh hearings
    It’s Official: Christine Ford Will Testify Against Kavanaugh on ThursdayFord committed to publicly testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee following days of fraught negotiations between her lawyers and the GOP.
  38. #believesurvivors
    Everything to Know About the #BelieveSurvivors Walkout Supporting Christine FordA national walk out is being organized to support Christine Blasey Ford and to protest against Brett Kavanaugh.
  39. sexual assault
    Sexual Assault Hotline Reports 42 Percent Increase in Calls After Trump CommentsRAINN reported an increase in calls after Trump questioned why Christine Ford didn’t report the assault sooner.
  40. jason miller
    Jason Miller Departs CNN After Allegation of Drugging Woman with Abortion PillA.J. Delgado filed documents in their custody battle alleging that Miller gave an unnamed woman an abortion pill without her knowledge.
  41. 2018 primaries
    Lessons From the 2018 Primary SeasonThings look good for Democrats as the primaries end, but there remain a lot of tossup races.
  42. the kavanaugh hearings
    Christine Ford Wanted to Leave Country If Kavanaugh Became Supreme Court JusticeHer husband says she was overwhelmed with anxiety over the possibility of her alleged attacker becoming so powerful.
  43. the national interest
    Ted Cruz Attacks Beto O’Rourke for Denouncing Police Murder in a Black ChurchTed Cruz either approves of police execution or thinks campaigning in black churches is scary.
  44. the kavanaugh confirmation
    Grassley Closes, then Reopens Talks with Ford Over TestimonyLooks like Republicans have decided they’ve got the votes to confirm Kavanaugh and will no longer try to look sympathetic to the judge’s accuser.
  45. last night on late night
    Hillary Stops by Late Show To Weigh In on Whether a President Can Be IndictedAnd, hey, if you can’t indict the president, there’s always impeachment.
  46. ireland
    Ireland Will Offer Abortions for Free, Official SaysHealth Minister Simon Harris says he doesn’t “want cost to be a barrier.”
  47. the national interest
    A Rod Rosenstein Resignation Would Be a Disaster for Mueller and the Rule of LawSpare the Rod.
  48. student protests
    Yale Law Students Cover School in Posters Protesting Support of Kavanaugh“Students are monumentally pissed,” one student told the Cut.
  49. sexual assault
    Women Know Exactly Why Christine Blasey Ford Didn’t Speak Out SoonerTrump asked, and women answered.
  50. 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.
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