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Sexual Assault

  1. aoc
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: ‘I’m a Survivor of Sexual Assault’In a powerful livestream on Monday night, AOC also disclosed new details from her experience at the Capitol riot.
  2. veterans affairs
    VA Secretary Robert Wilkie Doubted Aide’s Sexual Assault Report, Per WatchdogRobert Wilkie and top staffers initially tried to discredit a veteran’s claims of sexual assault, instead of investigating the alleged perpetrator.
  3. crime
    What We’ve Learned From the Newly Unsealed Jeffrey Epstein DocumentsThe Ghislane Maxwell document release offers more details on her relationship with Jeffrey Epstein, and his ties to powerful people like Bill Clinton.
  4. tara reade
    PBS Asked Former Biden Staffers About Tara Reade. Here’s What We Learned.Some former staffers contradicted Reade’s account of her time in Biden’s office, but they also acknowledged this does not invalidate her claim.
  5. vision 2020
    Why Kavanaugh Is the Focus of Republican Attacks on BidenThe GOP would prefer to compare Biden to Kavanaugh, a party-unifying figure, rather than Trump himself, accused of far more misconduct.
  6. tara reade
    Tara Reade Is Making It Harder to Hide Joe BidenThat doesn’t mean his campaign will abandon its most effective strategy.
  7. vision 2020
    Will Candidates on Biden’s VP Shortlist Defend Him From Reade Allegations?Tara Reade’s allegations are going to get the public attention they warrant. Biden’s veep prospects may be competing for the role of chief defender.
  8. tara reade
    New Sources Corroborate Timeline of Sexual Assault Accusation Against BidenTwo more women say that Tara Reade told them she’d experienced sexual harassment in Biden’s Senate office.
  9. politics
    New Evidence Suggests Tara Reade’s Mother Knew of Allegations in 1993Reade said that her mother called Larry King about her sexual-misconduct allegations against Biden. A call that fits her description has been found.
  10. politics
    Writer E. Jean Carroll Demands DNA Sample From Donald TrumpCarroll, who says Trump sexually assaulted her, is suing him for defamation.
  11. jeffrey epstein
    Jeffrey Epstein Might’ve Killed a Work-Release Program for Florida PrisonersThe sheriff’s office in Palm Beach County is discontinuing a work-release program made notorious by the late financier and sexual abuser.
  12. jeffrey epstein
    Prince Andrew Is Finally Facing Consequences for His Epstein TiesAfter publicly defending his friendship with the late alleged sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, Prince Andrew is stepping down from public duties.
  13. e. jean carroll
    Writer E. Jean Carroll Sues Donald Trump for DefamationAfter Carroll accused Trump of sexual assault in her latest book, the president called her a liar, which she says damaged her reputation and career.
  14. the epstein enigma
    Why Are Jeffrey Epstein’s Lawyers Still Questioning That He Killed Himself?Aside from a simple desire to know the truth, there could be legal and financial reasons for Epstein’s defense to question the official autopsy.
  15. media
    Ronan Farrow’s New Book Reveals Details About Matt Lauer’s Rape AllegationHis new book, Catch and Kill, includes specifics about the complaint that got Matt Lauer fired.
  16. metoo
    Another Woman Says Al Franken Groped HerFranken said, “I feel terrible that anyone came away from an interaction with me feeling bad.”
  17. supreme court
    Democratic Rep. Ayanna Pressley Pushes Kavanaugh Impeachment ResolutionLeaders in the Democratic Party aren’t interested.
  18. brett kavanaugh
    NYT Makes Major Correction That Undermines Its Big Brett Kavanaugh StoryA woman who Kavanaugh reportedly sexually harassed at Yale does not remember the alleged incident.
  19. sexual assault
    What We Learned From the New Book on Brett Kavanaugh and His AccusersThe book from two New York Times reporters reveals a previously unknown allegation, and offers new details from Ramirez and Blasey Ford.
  20. power
    Kavanaugh Accused of Exposing Himself to a Second Yale ClassmateThe New York Times uncovered a previously unreported allegation against the Supreme Court justice.
  21. the epstein enigma
    Why Would MIT Need Jeffrey Epstein to Get Money From Bill Gates?MIT reportedly relied on Epstein, one of the world’s most toxic middlemen, to contact two famous philanthropists — which just doesn’t add up.
  22. jeffrey epstein
    Everything We Know About Jeffrey Epstein’s DeathAttorney General Barr announced that he’s removed the acting Bureau of Prisons chief in the wake of Epstein’s death by suicide.
  23. power
    Accused Serial Sexual Harasser Mark Halperin Signs ‘Trump’ Book DealJournalists on Twitter are calling out the Democratic strategists who agreed to be interviewed by him for the book.
  24. jeffrey epstein
    What We Know About Jeffrey Epstein’s AutopsyEpstein reportedly had breaks in neck bones that are common in strangulation, but can also occur with hanging, especially in older people.
  25. jeffrey epstein
    Everything We Know About the Failures to Prevent Jeffrey Epstein’s DeathAttorney General Barr said there were “serious irregularities” at the federal jail where the disgraced financier killed himself.
  26. jeffrey epstein
    What Happens to Jeffrey Epstein’s Money Now?Jeffrey Epstein was worth more than $500 million when he died. Lawyers for his alleged victims say they’ll fight for it.
  27. crime
    Jeffrey Epstein Appeals Denial of BailHis team is still pushing the idea of pretrial house arrest over detention.
  28. dossier
    The High Society That Surrounded Jeffrey EpsteinA close study of his circle — social, professional, transactional — reveals a damning portrait of elite New York.
  29. e jean carroll
    E. Jean Carroll ‘Exploring’ Lawsuit Against Trump After Rape AllegationCarroll said if she hires “a really smart attorney, we might be able to get around” the five-year statute of limitations for rape cases prior to 2006.
  30. e. jean carroll
    Two Women Come Forward to Corroborate E. Jean Carroll’s Accusation Against TrumpBoth women were Carroll’s colleagues in media in the ‘90s.
  31. e. jean carroll
    Why Has the Reaction to a Rape Allegation Against the President Been So Muted?Intelligencer staffers discuss the fallout from E. Jean Carroll’s story.
  32. power
    New York Times Says It Made a Mistake With E. Jean Carroll’s StoryThe executive editor admits the paper’s coverage of serious rape allegations against Trump was “overly cautious.”
  33. politics
    Democratic Presidential Candidates Respond to New Rape Allegation Against TrumpThey were asked to respond to E. Jean Carroll’s accusation and weigh in on whether Congress should get involved.
  34. roundups
    How Readers, Pundits, and Trump Have Responded to E. Jean Carroll’s AllegationsCarroll’s revelation has prompted praise, heartbreak, anger, and questions — here’s what’s been happening since she came forward.
  35. virginia
    Fairfax Says Rape Allegations Have Raised His Profile, Eyes Gubernatorial BidThe Virginia lieutenant governor is still fighting for his political life as Terry McAuliffe looms over the 2021 governor’s race.
  36. politics
    E. Jean Carroll: “Trump attacked me in the dressing room of Bergdorf Goodman.”The Elle advice columnist says the assault took place in Bergdorf Goodman.
  37. first person
    Donald Trump Assaulted Me, But He’s Not Alone on My List of Hideous Men“I made a list of hideous men in my life. It includes the president — who assaulted me in the dressing room of Bergdorf Goodman 23 years ago.”
  38. republicans
    White Alabamians Are Doing It AgainRoy Moore, an accused child molester, is leading early polls in Alabama’s Republican primary for the 2020 U.S. Senate election.
  39. sexual assault
    Report: Conor McGregor Under Investigation for Sexual AssaultThe UFC star has reportedly been named in a case in which a woman was raped at a hotel outside Dublin.
  40. birch bayh
    Birch Bayh, Liberal Lion of the Senate, Dies at 91Bayh’s proudest accomplishment was the Title IX law banning gender discrimination in higher education. He was also chief Senate sponsor of the ERA.
  41. racism
    Justin Fairfax and the Lies We Tell About LynchingsFairfax compared the sexual-assault allegations he’s facing to a lynching. Little could be further from the truth.
  42. virginia
    Senators Call on Justin Fairfax to Resign After Second Sexual Assault AllegationAfter a second woman accused Virginia Lt. Governor Fairfax of sexual assault — and provided corroborating evidence — national Democrats want him out.
  43. virginia
    Virginia Scandals Cast Shadow Over Democrats’ Election HopesEven after the immediate crises pass, they may hurt Dems’ chances for shoring up state control, and even revive hopes that Trump could win the state.
  44. power
    Virginia Lieutenant Governor’s Accuser Releases Statement“I cannot believe, given my obvious distress, that Mr. Fairfax thought this forced sexual act was consensual.”
  45. virginia
    Read the Statement Accusing Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of Sexual Assault“I cannot believe, given my obvious state of distress, that Mr. Fairfax thought this forced sexual act was consensual,” writes Dr. Vanessa Tyson.
  46. virginia
    Scandal Engulfs Virginia’s Top 3 State OfficeholdersThe governor and attorney general wore blackface. The lieutenant governor is facing sexual-assault allegations. The way forward is unclear.
  47. the kavanaugh hearings
    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.
  48. 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.
  49. 2018 midterms
    Flake Admits He Wouldn’t Have Rebelled on Kavanaugh If He Were Running AgainThe Arizonan’s brave act of bipartisanship was actually the lame gesture of a lame duck.
  50. the kavanaugh hearings
    Christine Blasey Ford Is a Class TraitorThat’s why she scares Republicans.
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