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Republicans reportedly knew about Brett Kavanaugh’s second accuser — and then tried to speed up his confirmation

According to the New Yorker, GOP staffers found out about Deborah Ramirez’s allegations last week.<p>The New Yorker on Sunday published a story on a second woman, Deborah Ramirez, accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct. Beyond the contents of the allegations themselves, …

Politics

Kavanaugh confirmation derailed by sexual misconduct allegations: A list of his accusers

In the midst of his confirmation process, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is facing multiple allegations of sexual misconduct, including an accusation of assault stemming from when he was in high school.<p>Kavanaugh and the White House have unequivocally denied the allegations, and the federal …

U.S. Politics

Yale Law students canceled classes over Kavanaugh assault allegations

At first, Brett Kavanaugh’s US Supreme Court nomination seemed like a feather in the cap of the ivy league schools he attended. But Yale University and its esteemed law school, from which Kavanaugh graduated, as well as Harvard Law School, where he currently teaches, are starting to feel the …

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Stormy Daniels Lawyer Avenatti Claims He Has Evidence of Kavanaugh, Friends Participation in “Gang Rape”

Home Politics Stormy Daniels Lawyer Avenatti Claims He Has Evidence of Kavanaugh, Friends Participation...<p>by - September 23, 2018 9:37 pm<p>0 5<p>Stormy …

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Brett Kavanaugh’s absurd 35-year-old calendars defense is now a meme

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh will reportedly hand over calendars he kept to the Senate Judiciary Committee that he says will show he was not …

Weird

The Decision Not to Call in the FBI Is Looking Worse and Worse

As new allegations have surfaced, the White House has continued to refuse an independent investigation.<p>When Christine Blasey Ford publicly alleged that the Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her in high school, the White House immediately rejected calls for an FBI …

Women's News

Democrats urge Congress to protect Russia probe amid reports that Rod Rosenstein may go

WASHINGTON – Reports that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein may resign or be fired by President Donald Trump prompted Democrats on Monday to urge Congress to protect the Russia investigation that Rosenstein oversees.<p>"Mr. Rosenstein’s removal would plunge our nation into uncharted territory and …

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Trump, Rosenstein to meet Thursday amid uncertainty about Deputy AG's fate

President Donald Trump will meet later this week with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the White House said Monday amid indications that …

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Lindsey Graham: ‘I’m not going to ruin Judge Kavanaugh’s life over this’

Last week, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) wasn’t exactly subtle in his response to Christine Blasey Ford’s allegation against Brett Kavanaugh. “This …

Lindsey Graham

Grassley Spends Weekend Practicing Pretending-to-Listen Face

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Facing the daunting challenge of appearing to pay attention to a woman’s utterances during a televised hearing, Senator Charles Grassley spent the weekend rehearsing what aides are calling his “pretending to listen” face.<p>In round-the-clock practice sessions that …

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Why Democrats brought up the Kavanaugh accusations at the last minute when they've known since July

• Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein got a letter in July from Christine Blasey Ford accusing the Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, but the allegation did not become public until Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings in September.• <b><br>In the intervening months, Feinstein and her team</b> …

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Judge Judy Weighs In On The Kavanaugh Situation. Here’s What She Had To Say

12:31 PM 09/24/2018<p>Judge Judy has long been revered for her sharp legal mind, and today, the TV star weighed in on the judicial debate that has swept …

Conservative View

The latest rumor is that Ronan Farrow is about to drop another Kavanaugh bombshell

Another former law student confirms they were advised Kavanaugh looked for ‘pretty’ female clerks<p>Published<p>1 min ago<p>on<p>September 24, 2018<p>Another former …

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Remember when Mitch McConnell killed the effort to protect Robert Mueller from being fired?

When several GOP Senators made a brief legislative push to protect the special counsel's investigation last spring, Republican Leader Mitch McConnell …

Mitch McConnell

Exclusive: Rouhani calls U.S. threat to shut down Iranian oil exports an ‘empty promise’

Nightly News<p>00:32<p>Willie Nelson and John Mellencamp talk Farm Aid and why it continues 33 years later<p>01:53<p>Bill Cosby’s sexual assault sentencing to begin on Monday<p>01:41<p>Kavanaugh accuser will testify before Senate committee on Thursday<p>02:16<p>Ted Cruz and Beto O’Rourke clash in first debate for Texas …

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Ronan Farrow and Jane Mayer drop a Kavanaugh bombshell

<b>Rumors of a New Yorker exposé</b> percolated throughout the day. By the 6pm hour, The Drudge Report was running a headline claiming that Jane Mayer and …

Brett Kavanaugh

Grassley’s team faces new controversy at an inopportune time

After Christine Blasey Ford came forward publicly with a sexual assault allegation against Brett Kavanaugh, the obvious move would’ve been for the …

Brett Kavanaugh

Christine Blasey Ford's Latest Letter On Testifying About Kavanaugh Highlights Why She Came Forward

The saga that is Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court has taken another turn. On Saturday, the first woman to publicly accuse him …

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Kavanaugh spreads unfounded conspiracy theory in letter to Senate

The deep state did it.<p>In a defiant letter sent to leaders of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh alleges …

Liberal View

Brett Kavanaugh accuser set to testify

Dr. Christine Blasey Ford agreed to testify in public before the Senate Judiciary Committee about her sexual misconduct claim.

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I Will Not Be Driven Out: Brett Kavanaugh Sends New Letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee With a Grave Warning

Judge Brett Kavanaugh sent a new letter to the leadership of the Senate Judiciary Committee Committee Monday afternoon vowing to push forward with …

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See the election meme that has James Woods suspended from Twitter

Actor James Woods has been locked out of his Twitter account over a two-month-old tweet that was found to be in violation of the tech company’s …

Social Media

Kellyanne Conway offers new Kavanaugh defense: 'One man's shoulders' cannot 'bear decades of the #MeToo movement'

Kellyanne Conway launched a new defense of embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh — who she complained was being forced to shoulder the …

Me Too movement

Trump says he stands by his Supreme Court nominee ‘all the way’ following second accusation of sexual misconduct against Kavanaugh

The president’s comments in support of Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh came after Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, called for a delay in proceedings following a second accusation of sexual misconduct that surfaced in a New Yorker story Sunday …

U.S. Supreme Court

Google Releases Proposed Privacy Framework in Advance of Senate Committee Hearing

Two days before a scheduled Senate hearing on consumer data privacy, Google has released a proposed data protection regulation framework for any …

Digital Marketing

The Six Days Of Deborah Ramirez

The woman at the center of the story, Deborah Ramirez, who is fifty-three, attended Yale with Kavanaugh, where she studied sociology and psychology. …

Conservative View

Google Names New Privacy Chief, Offers Framework for Regulation

Alphabet Inc.’s Google tapped its longtime privacy lawyer, Keith Enright, to become chief privacy officer as the company proposed policies for …

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Here's How to Stop Third Parties From Reading Your Gmail

A letter from Google to lawmakers revealed that third-party app developers can access Gmail users' messages for ad targeting purposes -- as well as share the data with partners.<p>Children pass notes, and high school students send text messages. But twenty-somethings, eighty-somethings and everyone in …

How-To's

Yale law librarians: Open letter to Senate Judiciary Committee

Teresa Miguel-Stearns writes: “As the <b>Senate Judiciary Committee</b> debates Judge <b>Brett Kavanaugh</b>’s nomination, we write as <b>librarians of Yale Law School,</b> …

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Gloria Allred, a Girls High grad, warns that things won’t go well for Kavanaugh’s accuser | Jenice Armstrong

Attorney Gloria Allred, a shero of the #MeToo Movement, literally danced on the eve of Bill Cosby's sentencing.<p>I had never seen this side of Allred, …

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