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Christine Blasey Ford, who accused Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her as a teenager, has reopened discussions that could lead to testifying next week.
They say religious conservatives may feel little motivation to vote in the November elections unless Senate Republicans defend and confirm Judge Kavanaugh.
A Times project that offers readers simple, confidential ways to securely submit tips via their phone or email has paid dividends in news gathering since Day 1.
The number of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender candidates running for office this year is higher than ever. But there is a partisan split among the nominees.
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Dr. Blasey has been the target of widespread social media disinformation since she came forward with accusations of sexual assault against Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, the Supreme Court nominee.
The American military in Kabul was publicizing the number of killed enemy fighters. The propaganda tactic with echoes of the Vietnam War was stopped on Thursday.
Republicans say a hearing on Monday is Christine Blasey Ford’s only option. Her lawyer says a hearing with only her and Judge Kavanaugh “is not a fair or good faith investigation.”
There are big differences among the parties, particularly among Republican men, about the obstacles women face, a survey shows.
The woman who accused Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault rejected the idea of a Senate hearing, saying it would not be a “good faith investigation.”
Terrorist attacks and deaths declined in 2017 after a concerted push against the Islamic State, but Al Qaeda and militant groups linked to Iran remain deadly.
Nellie Liang, nominated on Wednesday to the Fed’s board of governors, is an economist who previously led the Fed’s division focused on monitoring financial stability.
Dr. Blasey, a researcher and statistician, was reluctant to come forward with her allegation that Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, sexually assaulted her.
The Nevada senator, the most endangered Senate Republican up for re-election in November, was unusually effusive in praising the president ahead of Mr. Trump’s rally in Las Vegas.
Taking stock of the rise of women in politics, and some context around the Kavanaugh confirmation hearings.
Other presidents have treated natural disaster tours as dignified, even grave affairs. President Trump has deployed humor, enthusiasm and a talent for always finding a silver lining.
Following an accusation of sexual assault, Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh’s past comments about drinking in his youth are resurfacing.