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Christine Blasey Ford Agrees To 'Provide First-Hand Knowledge' About Kavanaugh Sexual Assault Allegation

8 monthes ago   |   By The Huffington Post

It's still unclear whether Blasey, who has accused the Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault, will be testifying at an open hearing.
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Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford Agrees to Testify

Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford Agrees to Testify

8 monthes ago   |   By Slate

Minutes before a 2:30 p.m. deadline on Saturday, Christine Blasey Ford agreed that she would testify before Congress next week about her claims that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when the two of them were in high school. Lawyers representing Ford wrote to the Senate Judiciary Committee saying that their client “accepts” the request to testify but expressed optimism they would be able to negotiate conditions at the hearing.
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Supreme Court Hands Democrats A Win On Racial Gerrymandering In Virginia

Supreme Court Hands Democrats A Win On Racial Gerrymandering In Virginia

Eleven legislative districts in Virginia were declared to be sorted by race and were redrawn. The court's decision Monday left that in place. Read more ...

Administration Backtracks on Aid to Central America

Administration Backtracks on Aid to Central America

The Trump administration said Monday it is easing previously announced cuts in aid to the Central American nations of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala but will not allow new... Read more ...

Iran tests Trump's desire to actually strike a new deal

Iran tests Trump's desire to actually strike a new deal

President Donald Trump is at a make-or-break moment with Iran. Tehran has said it will soon take steps that likely violate the 2015 nuclear deal Trump himself abandoned, an... Read more ...

Supreme Court Lets Virginia Use Election Map Redrawn To Fix Racial...

Supreme Court Lets Virginia Use Election Map Redrawn To Fix Racial Gerrymandering

The court ruled that Republicans in the Virginia House of Delegates did not have standing to appeal a lower court ruling that struck down the old map. Read more ...

Mitch McConnell Says He's Not Sure Why Jon Stewart Is 'Bent Out Of Shape'...

Mitch McConnell Says He's Not Sure Why Jon Stewart Is 'Bent Out Of Shape' Over 9/11 Bill

The comedian blasted the Senate majority leader a day earlier for not doing enough to help 9/11 responders and their families. Read more ...

Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher To Begin War Crimes Trial

Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher To Begin War Crimes Trial

Trump is considering pardoning Gallagher, who faces trial for murdering an Islamic State prisoner in his care and attempting to murder civilians. Read more ...

Companies plead with Trump against new China tariffs

Companies plead with Trump against new China tariffs

Hundreds of representatives of companies and trade groups are warning President Donald Trump that carrying out his plan to impose on tariffs on $300 billion more in Chinese... Read more ...

Pompeo Claims There's 'No Doubt' Iran Attacked Tankers, But U.S. Allies Want...

Pompeo Claims There's 'No Doubt' Iran Attacked Tankers, But U.S. Allies Want Proof

Casting the Trump administration's credibility gap into sharp relief, allies like Japan and Germany have demanded more "credible" evidence to support the U.S. claim. Read more ...

Buttigieg returns to South Bend after man killed by police

Buttigieg returns to South Bend after man killed by police

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Authorities say a man has died after a shooting involving a police officer in South Bend, the Indiana city where Democratic presidential candidate Pete... Read more ...

Massive protests draw apology from Hong Kong leadership

Massive protests draw apology from Hong Kong leadership

HONG KONG - Hong Kong citizens marched for hours Sunday in a massive protest that drew a late-in-the-day apology from the city's top leader for her handling of legislation that... Read more ...