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  1. the kavanaugh hearings
    Lindsey Graham Goes Savagely Partisan in Defense of Phony BipartisanshipThe South Carolinian puts Washington on notice: when he chairs the Judiciary Committee next year, he’ll run it as an openly Republican operation.
  2. the kavanaugh hearings
    The Myth of the Perfect VictimDr. Christine Blasey Ford proves there’s no such thing.
  3. the kavanaugh hearings
    Kavanaugh: Such a BrettThe hearing was a grotesque spectacle of prep-school swagger.
  4. the kavanaugh hearings
    Why Conservatives Will Regret Confirming Brett KavanaughJohn Roberts’s majority has issued many radical decisions without Democratic voters taking notice. With Kavanaugh on the bench, they will.
  5. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: Everyone Lost at the Kavanaugh-Ford HearingsThe process was broken. Justice was ill served. And democracy is worse off for all of it.
  6. politics
    The Brett Kavanaugh Hearing Was Disturbing, Dramatic TVHow the Senate hearing about Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s sexual-assault allegations became a strange, exhausting TV show.
  7. the kavanaugh hearings
    Jeff Flake’s Cowardly Justification for Voting to Confirm KavanaughWhile he found Christine Blasey Ford’s heartbreaking testimony “compelling,” he says Kavanaugh’s was “persuasive.”
  8. the national interest
    Kavanaugh Would be the Trumpiest Supreme Court JusticeForget about calling balls and strikes. Kavanaugh appealed to raw partisan animus.
  9. the kavanaugh hearings
    George W. Bush Is Whipping Votes for Brett KavanaughThe former president is reaching out to Republican senators who would rather hear from him than Trump.
  10. the kavanaugh hearings
    Judiciary to Vote on Kavanaugh Friday, His Confirmation Still UncertainThe full Senate could vote as soon as early next week.
  11. the body politic
    What a Good BoyIn the end, Brett Kavanaugh proved that he’s exactly what Republicans want for the Supreme Court.
  12. the kavanaugh hearings
    Kavanaugh’s Testimony Was a Master Class in White Male EntitlementHe painted himself as the everyman, brought up his female friends, and accused his enemies of conspiring to keep him from power.
  13. the kavanaugh hearings
    Christine Blasey Ford Is a Class TraitorThat’s why she scares Republicans.
  14. the kavanaugh confirmation
    Chuck Grassley’s Handling of the Ford Hearing Is an Ongoing DisasterIn the high drama of this moment, the 85-year-old farmer is overmatched.
  15. the kavanaugh hearings
    Senate Dems Deftly Highlighted GOP Insensitivity Toward Christine Blasey FordFeinstein set the hearing’s tone by noting the historic mishandling of sexual-assault claims, while GOP senators looked feckless and uncomfortable.
  16. the kavanaugh hearings
    This Is What Christine Blasey Ford Saw As She TestifiedTV cameras didn’t capture the full scope of what Ford faced as she answered questions before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
  17. the kavanaugh hearings
    This Is What Christine Blasey Ford Saw As She TestifiedTV cameras didn’t capture the full scope of what Ford faced as she answered questions before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
  18. politics
    How to Watch the Brett Kavanaugh HearingBuckle up.
  19. the law
    Kavanaugh Hearings: How Should Senators View the Evidence?Supreme Court confirmation hearings aren’t trials. Senators are free to make up their own minds about what they hear, with basically no constraints.
  20. the kavanaugh hearings
    Is the GOP Releasing Anonymous Kavanaugh Claims to Discredit Legitimate Ones?If so, there are early signs it’s working.
  21. the kavanaugh hearings
    Trump Says Kavanaugh’s Accusers Are Like His Own: FraudulentIn a press conference, Trump dismissed sexual assault accusers — Brett Kavanaugh’s and his own — while hinting he could yet nix the nomination.
  22. the kavanaugh hearings
    8 Trump Accusers Slam His Treatment of Christine Blasey Ford and Deborah Ramirez“President Trump’s attacks on Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Deborah Ramirez are beyond the pale and utterly lacking credibility.”
  23. the kavanaugh confirmation
    GOP Sticking With Kavanaugh Game Plan Despite New AllegationsIt’s going to be awkward at tomorrow’s hearing for Republicans to pretend Christine Blasey Ford is Kavanaugh’s only accuser.
  24. the kavanaugh hearings
    New Accuser Says Kavanaugh Was Present When She Was Gang-Raped in High SchoolJulie Swetnick says Kavanaugh and his friends were known for spiking drinks in order to “target” girls.
  25. the kavanaugh hearings
    Brett Kavanaugh’s College Classmates Out Him As ‘Sloppy Drunk’“Brett was a sloppy drunk, and I know because I drank with him.”
  26. 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?”
  27. 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.
  28. the kavanaugh hearings
    Please Enjoy this Clip of Mitch McConnell Saying the Word ‘Female’Ah, an Assault Whisperer.
  29. 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.
  30. the kavanaugh hearings
    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.
  31. 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.
  32. ted cruz
    Ted Cruz’s Dinner Was Ruined by Anti-Kavanaugh Protesters“We believe survivors,” the protesters shouted at Cruz and his wife.
  33. the kavanaugh hearings
    Kavanaugh Previews His Defense on Fox NewsThe Supreme Court nominee’s newfound defiance is sure to please President Trump.
  34. 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.”
  35. 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.”
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. 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.
  39. the kavanaugh hearings
    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.
  40. brett kavanaugh
    Trump Stands by Kavanaugh After Latest Allegations“Judge Kavanaugh is an outstanding person, and I am with him all the way.”
  41. the kavanaugh hearings
    RNC Blasts Kavanaugh Accuser for Working ‘Toward Human Rights’Can’t trust anyone who cares about “human rights, social justice, and social change.”
  42. 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.”
  43. the national interest
    Brett Kavanaugh Is Probably a Goner NowWhy Trump will probably have to find a new Supreme Court justice soon.
  44. 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.
  45. christine ford
    Another Potential Witness Does Not Remember Party Christine Ford DescribedFord’s story seems increasingly unlikely to be corroborated before Thursday’s hearing.
  46. 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.
  47. 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 Republicans.
  48. #believesurvivors
    Everything to Know About the #BelieveSurvivors Walkout Supporting Christine FordA national walkout is being organized to support Christine Blasey Ford and to protest against Brett Kavanaugh.
  49. brett kavanaugh
    Polls: Kavanaugh’s Popularity Hits New Lows After Ford AccusationIn multiple surveys, his numbers are underwater — a rare feat for a Supreme Court nominee.
  50. garrett ventry
    Aide Who Guided Kavanaugh Strategy Quits Over Sexual Harassment AllegationGarrett Ventry also worked for the PR firm that has been trying to undermine Christine Ford’s credibility.
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