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  1. the kavanaugh hearings
    Christine Blasey Ford Is Still Being Put Through HellShe’s had to move four times and hasn’t been able to return to her job.
  2. the body politic
    The Ruling Minority Will Stop at Nothing to Stay in ControlWhich is why we need to pick ourselves up and keep fighting.
  3. 2018 midterms
    Republican Hatred for Dianne Feinstein Is Making Her Lefty Opponent CompetitiveKevin de León is probably lucky he doesn’t have the money to let his Republican supporters know how progressive he is.
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    Did Feinstein’s Performance During Kavanaugh Hearings Hurt Her Reelection?On the one hand, most Democrats defended her actions. On the other, Republicans may decide to vote for her progressive opponent.
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    Fear of a 2020 Primary May Have Made Lindsey Graham Go Feral Over KavanaughPerhaps private sycophancy towards Trump wasn’t protecting Graham’s flanks back home, so he went with public rage towards Trump’s enemies.
  6. Sen. Collins, Why Are Anti-Abortion Groups Celebrating Kavanaugh Confirmation?Susan Collins thinks Kavanaugh might wind up being pro-choice. The anti-abortion lobby begs to differ.
  7. Alaska Republicans Mull ‘Reprimand’ for Murkowski Over Kavanaugh VoteHer vote against confirming Kavanaugh outrages many Republicans. But she’s defied her party and won before.
  8. politics
    McConnell Says Outrage Will ‘Blow Over’ and GOP Takeover of Courts Will ContinueThe Senate Majority leader has been enjoying his Kavanaugh confirmation victory lap, and says more conservative court stacking is on the way.
  9. the body politic
    The Road to Progress Is Paved With PainDespite this loss, we must not lose the moral fortitude to fight.
  10. the kavanaugh hearings
    Accused Sexual Assaulter Confirmed to Supreme CourtAs protests erupted outside the Senate, Brett Kavanaugh was officially confirmed on Saturday afternoon.
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    Collins and Murkowski Face Political Repercussions at Home for Kavanaugh VotesCollins has guaranteed herself a tough reelection race in 2020, and Murkowski is already getting an intraparty threat from Sarah Palin.
  12. politics
    Grassley Suggests Women Can’t Handle Judiciary CommitteeHe then claimed in his walk back that women outwork men in the Senate and should dominate the Supreme Court.
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    Site Fundraising for Senator Collins’s Opponent Crashed by Too Many DonationsA page crowdsourcing funds for Senator Collins’s Democratic opponent in 2020 was so overwhelmed by donations during her speech that the site crashed.
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    Susan Collins’s Ultimate BetrayalThe senator spoke of not believing Christine Blasey Ford and then of supporting the #MeToo movement — in the same speech.
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    Collins Falls in Line, Clinches Kavanaugh ConfirmationIn a speech that was both partisan and disingenuous, Susan Collins disappointed those who expected her to take a nonpartisan stand for women.
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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.
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    Almost No One Is Falsely Accused of RapeWhy that “5 percent of rape allegations are false” figure is so misleading.
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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.
  27. 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.
  28. the kavanaugh hearings
    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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    Republicans Approach Kavanaugh Victory As Collins and Flake Signal ApprovalIt seems a cursory look at allegations against Kavanaugh was enough for two crucial Republican senators.
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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.
  32. 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.
  33. science of us
    Well-Timed Study Shows the Lasting Consequences of Sexual AssaultAssault and harassment have significant effects on both mental and physical health.
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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.
  39. government shudown
    Trump Signed Bill Heading Off Government Shutdown—and Hardly Anyone NoticedThe Kavanaugh hearings really did blot out the sky last week.
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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.
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    Trump Supporters Were Beside Themselves With Glee As He Mocked Christine FordA depressing reminder of what survivors face in coming forward.
  42. first person
    We Were in the Kitchen When We Heard Christine Blasey FordMy two young daughters, their dad, and me.
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    Christine Ford’s Lawyer Slams Trump for ‘Vile, Soulless’ Behavior at RallyTrump ridiculed Dr. Ford’s testimony and whined about “false accusations” to a cheering crowd.
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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.
  47. the kavanaugh hearings
    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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