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Jane Mayer Has Been Reporting Alongside Ronan Farrow. So Why Isn't She Getting Branded as a Hero of MeToo?

8 monthes ago   |   By Slate

On Sunday night, the New Yorker published an explosive report detailing that a second woman is accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct. Deborah Ramirez alleges that Kavanaugh “thrust his penis in her face” at a party when he was a freshman at Yale University. The Ramirez story has been largely received as yet another bombshell sexual assault accusation against a powerful man, with a byline from Ronan Farrow. In a statement about the fact that the New York Times attempted to corroborate Ramirez's account but ultimately did not publish it, executive editor Dean...
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White House And GOP Allies Supporting Kavanaugh In Face Of Second Allegation

8 monthes ago   |   By NPR

The White House and GOP allies are standing behind Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh in the face of a second allegation of sexual misconduct. Kavanaugh denies the new claim.
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The Latest: Trump stands by Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh

8 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

WASHINGTON - The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh : 4:50 p.m. President Donald Trump is standing by his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh in the face of sexual misconduct allegations from at least two women. Trump told reporters Monday after signing a new trade agreement with South Korea at the United Nations General Assembly in New York that "we hope he is going to be confirmed." Trump adds, "It would be sad indeed if something happened to reroute that."
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Democratic House candidate slams GOP opponent on Kavanaugh

8 monthes ago   |   By My Sanantonio

Democratic House candidate Lucy McBath of Georgia is calling for a full investigation into the sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and slamming her opponent, Republican Rep. Karen Handel, who initially praised him.
The race is among the more closely watched ahead of the November midterms.
McBath tells The Associated Press, "The accusations against Brett Kavanaugh must be thoroughly investigated." She says Handel "has stood by Brett Kavanaugh and refused to speak out on any of these accusations."
In July, Handel referred to Kavanaugh in tweets as...
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Democrats slam Republicans for pressing forward with Kavanaugh confirmation last week despite apparently knowing of then-secret allegation

Democrats slam Republicans for pressing forward with Kavanaugh confirmation last week despite apparently knowing of then-secret allegation

8 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Some prominent Democrats are accusing Republicans of pushing to expedite the timeline for a confirmation vote on Brett Kavanaugh even after they knew of a then-secret allegation of sexual misconduct against the judge last week.
The development comes after The New Yorker on Sunday night published details of an allegation of sexual misconduct against Kavanaugh by his former Yale University classmate, Deborah Ramirez.
"Senate Republicans were trying to rush a vote while they knew Deborah Ramirez would come forward with her story," Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, a New York Democrat, said Sunday...
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Christine Blasey Ford Says She Was Doing Her ‘Civic Duty' in Reporting Brett Kavanaugh Sexual Assault Allegation

8 monthes ago   |   By Newsweek

The college professor is expected to testify Thursday about an alleged assault perpetrated by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh when they were in high school.
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BelieveSurvivors Walkout Participants Show Support for Kavanaugh's Accusers

8 monthes ago   |   By Fortune

Supporters of sexual assault survivors walked out of their homes and workplaces Monday to call attention to allegations of sexual misconduct against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
The BelieveSurvivors walkout was organized by dozens of social justice groups to show support for Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Deborah Ramirez , the two women who have accused Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct. Since she went public with her claim earlier this month, Ford has been accused of lying and has received death threats.
Kavanaugh denied all claims , saying in a statement that he looks forward to...
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Kavanaugh says he won't ‘be intimidated into withdrawing'

Kavanaugh says he won't ‘be intimidated into withdrawing'

8 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh vowed Monday to press forward with his confirmation hearings amid mounting sexual-misconduct allegations. In a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee, Kavanaugh said he “will not be intimidated into withdrawing from this process.” “There is now a frenzy to come up with something - anything - that will block...
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Here are all the sexual misconduct allegations against Brett Kavanaugh

Here are all the sexual misconduct allegations against Brett Kavanaugh

8 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is embroiled in sexual misconduct allegations.
Christine Blasey Ford and Deborah Ramirez are accusing Kavanaugh of sexual assault in high school and college, and there are signs of at least one more accuser to come.
He has categorically denied the allegations, and plans to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee about them on Thursday.
Brett Kavanaugh , President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, is facing allegations of sexual assault and misconduct that have all surfaced in the past week.
Two of the accusations are from Kavanaugh's time in...
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