CBS News: Kavanaugh accuser has Friday deadline to decide whether to testify

  Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of assaulting her when they were both in high school, has until Friday to decide whether she will testify at a Monday hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. …Demand Justice released its latest TV ad featuring excerpts of Ford’s letter received by Sen. […]

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The Hill: Key GOP senators appear cool to Kavanaugh accuser’s demand

  Two of the three Republican senators likely to determine the fate of Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court are urging the woman accusing him of sexual misconduct decades ago to appear at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Monday. …Demand Justice, an outside group opposed to Kavanaugh, released new polling Wednesday that found […]

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New York Times: For Red-State Democrats, Accusation Against Kavanaugh Scrambles Midterm Calculus

  The sexual assault accusation against Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh hasn’t just upended what was expected to be his relatively easy Senate confirmation to the Supreme Court. The allegation has also scrambled the political calculations for 10 Democratic senators running for re-election in states won by President Trump, particularly three moderate Democrats who had been […]

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Nevada Current: Heller’s Kavanaugh position fraught with peril

  U.S. Senator Dean Heller is already on shaky ground with women voters, according to one poll.  Now, allegations that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh attempted to sexually assault a young woman during his high school years could further erode support for Heller among Nevada women. …An anti-Kavanaugh organization announced Monday that it is embarking […]

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CBS News: Kavanaugh accuser calls for FBI investigation before she testifies

  The woman who has accused Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, Christine Blasey Ford, is calling for an FBI investigation before testifying in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee. And Ford’s lawyers admonished the committee for scheduling the hearing so soon after her allegations became public. …Demand Justice rolled out a new ad […]

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Hatcher-Mays Op-Ed in Rewire.News: Kavanaugh Doesn’t Need Any Special Treatment—but Christine Blasey Ford Needs Our Support

  What is owed to a U.S. Supreme Court nominee who has been credibly accused of attempted rape? Dr. Christine Blasey Ford has accused Donald Trump’s nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, of sexually assaulting her when she was just 15 years old. In a letter sent to Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), she described how a 17-year-old Kavanaugh attacked her while […]

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Washington Post: Groups launch ad campaigns in wake of Kavanaugh allegations

  Groups for and against the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh announced plans Monday to spend more than $2 million on television and digital advertising in the wake of allegations by a California professor that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when the two were teenagers. The liberal group Demand Justice said it would […]

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ABC News: Outside groups dig in as allegation roils Kavanaugh nomination

  Following an allegation of sexual assault from a California psychology professor against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, outside groups from both sides of the aisle are readying for an intense messaging battle as Capitol Hill grapples with the political fallout. …Demand Justice, one of the leading anti-Kavanaugh groups on the left, told ABC News Monday that […]

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