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Every Burning Question You Have About The Midterm Elections, Answered

By Celia Darrough

Sen. Feinstein Ripped Her GOP Colleagues' Treatment Of Christine Ford As "Mean-Spirited"

Dr. Christine Ford has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her when she was 15, throwing Kavanugh's Senate confirmation hearings into disarray. Kavanaugh denies the allegation, and Republican senators have vowed to…
By Seth Millstein

Senate Republicans Seem Wildly Confident That They'll Get Trump's SCOTUS Pick Confirmed

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings have been rocked by an allegation that he sexually assaulted a classmate, Christine Ford, when the two were teenagers. But Trump's latest pick for the high court denies the accusation…
By Seth Millstein

Susan Collins Ripped Into Trump's Tweets About Christine Ford And She Didn't Hold Back

Earlier this week, Christine Blasey Ford spoke out publicly for the first time about her allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. On Friday, Trump responded to Ford's allegations on Twitter by defending Kavanaugh and questioning…
By Madhuri Sathish

Christine Ford's Sister-In-Law Spoke Up About The Kavanaugh Allegation — VIDEO

After Dr. Christine Ford accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her as a teenager, many conservatives responded by accusing Ford of misidentifying her alleged assailant. Kavanaugh categorically denies the accusation.…
By Seth Millstein

The FBI Reached Out To Christine Ford — But Not About The Kavanaugh Allegation

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings took an unexpected turn when Dr. Christine Ford, a former acquaintance of the nominee, accused him of sexually assaulting her when she was 15 (Kavanaugh denies the allegation). Now, Ford…
By Seth Millstein

The #WhyIDidntReport Tweets Responding To Trump’s Claim About Sexual Assault Are Powerful

Less than a week after Christine Blasey Ford spoke publicly for the first time about her allegations against Brett Kavanaugh, Donald Trump defended his Supreme Court nominee on Twitter and suggested that Ford was not telling the truth. In response…
By Madhuri Sathish

Joe Biden Defended Himself In His Apology To Anita Hill

Former Vice President Joe Biden isn't closely involved in Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation process, but his name has frequently been brought up in the discussion surrounding that process. The reason behind that is that Biden led…
By Lani Seelinger

Cory Booker’s Op-Ed About Him Groping Someone In High School Makes An Important Point

In the midst of the fall out from the Brett Kavanaugh sexual assault allegation, which he denies, an incident is resurfacing from one Democratic senator's own teenage years. New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker groped someone in high school and later wrote…
By Monica Hunter-Hart

Another Trump Official Was Given A Warning For Apparently Violating This Law

For promoting President Donald Trump's famous #MAGA slogan, a July tweet from Melania Trump's spokeswoman has gotten a Hatch Act violation warning, according to The Hill. On Thursday, the U.S. Office of the Special Counsel acknowledged that it gave…
By Monica Hunter-Hart

The Yale Law Dean Responded To Reports Women Were Groomed Before Working For Kavanaugh

The allegations that a Supreme Court nominee attempted to rape Christina Blasey Ford when the two of them were in high school (allegations which Kavanaugh has denied outright) have continued to ripple through the nation's discourse, uncovering all…
By Lani Seelinger

Here's When UK Shoppers Will FINALLY Get Their Hands On Heinz' Divisive Mayochup

I'm usually embarrassed to admit that I can't stand the majority of sauces. But Heinz's latest stunt has encouraged me to open up about my hatred of ketchup and mayonnaise in particular. Unfortunately, it seems like I'm outvoted as the company's…
By Lauren Sharkey

Trump’s Tweet About Christine Ford Is What Shames Survivors Into Silence — Here’s Why

On Friday, following days of reports around his Supreme Court nominee, President Donald Trump tweeted about Christine Blasey Ford and implied that her accusations against Brett Kavanaugh are false if she didn't report the sexual assault to the…
By Monica Hunter-Hart

Rhinos Are Dying At An Alarming Rate — But This Legislation Could Help Save Them

This spring, Sudan, the last male Northern White rhino, died in Kenya, dooming his subspecies to extinction. The Ol Pejeta Conservancy, which served as Sudan’s home, wrote on its social media page, "Fare thee well Sudan. You have done your work to…
By Aaron Jordan & Ana Popovich

Why Rachel Maddow Thinks Kavanaugh Could Lose His SCOTUS Seat Even If He's Confirmed

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has come under close scrutiny following a sexual assault allegation he vehemently denies. But Republican leadership remains poised to confirm Kavanaugh's nomination, given the chance. If confirmed, however,…
By Renae Reints

Christine Ford's Lawyer Says She Is Willing To Testify Soon — If The Terms Are "Fair"

"She should not be bullied into participating in a biased process and we should not rush forward before facts are gathered." As the Senate Judiciary Committee prepares for a hearing on Monday to examine the sexual misconduct allegation brought…
By Kavitha George

Here's The One Astonishing Topic Trump Didn't Bring Up During His Las Vegas Rally

On Thursday evening, even though Trump's Las Vegas rally was held just miles from the location of the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, he didn't mention it once. The rally, which marked the 11th MAGA event to be held in Nevada, was held on…
By Caroline Burke

Brett Kavanaugh's Wife Ashley Is Reportedly Receiving Death Threats

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has received around-the-clock protection from U.S. Marshals since his nomination. However, the SCOTUS nominee's wife, Ashley Kavanaugh, is reportedly getting death threats following the sexual misconduct…
By Renae Reints

Trump Just Basically Asked Why Kavanaugh's Accuser Didn't Come Forward "36 Years Ago"

Ahead of a hearing on Monday to examine the sexual misconduct allegation against Brett Kavanaugh (which he denies), his accuser is requesting an FBI investigation into the matter before she testifies. On Thursday, joining a number of Republican…
By Kavitha George

Kellyanne Conway's New Interview On The Kavanaugh Allegation Will Make Your Head Spin

On Thursday evening during an interview with CNN's Chris Cuomo, Kellyanne Conway said the Brett Kavanaugh allegation is no longer a "he said, she said" scenario. Instead, she claimed it's now a "she said, he said he wasn't at the party" situation,…
By Caroline Burke

Kavanaugh Helped Lead The Investigation That Turned Monica Lewinsky's Life Upside Down

It's become especially clear in the last few months that Monica Lewinsky's connection to Brett Kavanaugh is more complex than you might think. Last week, a sexual misconduct allegation against Kavanaugh launched a smear campaign against his accuser,…
By Kavitha George