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  • October 5, 2018

    Trump repeats a George Soros conspiracy theory right before Kavanaugh vote

    Trump tweeted that protestors were "paid professionals only looking to make Senators look bad."

  • October 5, 2018

    Chris Coons’s friendship with Jeff Flake is Democrats’ last hope to stop Kavanaugh

    How Chris Coons is channelling John McCain to stop Brett Kavanaugh.

  • October 4, 2018

    Brett Kavanaugh kind of apologizes for his explosive Senate testimony

    "I Am an Independent, Impartial Judge."

  • October 4, 2018

    Kavanaugh’s nomination just moved one step closer to a floor vote

    Mitch McConnell checked off a key procedural box on Wednesday night.

  • October 4, 2018

    Sen. Heidi Heitkamp announces she’ll vote against Kavanaugh

    The moderate Democrat from North Dakota has made up her mind.

  • October 4, 2018

    Will Kavanaugh save the GOP in the midterms? Here’s what the polling says.

    The evidence is complicated and the Kavanaugh effect could be contradictory.

  • October 4, 2018

    The Senate’s ultra-secretive process for reviewing the Kavanaugh FBI report, explained

    It’s being treated like a state secret.

  • October 4, 2018

    Exclusive: we re-ran polls from 1991 about Anita Hill, this time about Christine Blasey Ford

    A lot has changed. But one big thing hasn’t.

  • October 3, 2018

    The FBI’s limited investigation into the Kavanaugh sexual assault allegations, explained

    The investigation could uncover new information. But it will depend on how much leeway the FBI gets from the White House.

  • October 3, 2018

    A running list of everyone the FBI has interviewed in the Kavanaugh investigation so far

    Notably, Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh are not on it.

  • October 3, 2018

    Brett Kavanaugh, Donald Trump, and the chilling power of sexual violence

    Trump’s defense of his Supreme Court nominee reveals the fundamental role sexual violence plays in keeping women oppressed.

  • October 3, 2018

    Everything that’s happened since the Ford-Kavanaugh hearing, explained

    A comprehensive guide to the latest updates in Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation process.

  • October 3, 2018

    The 3 key Republican swing votes have all condemned Trump’s mocking of Ford

    Sens. Jeff Flake, Susan Collins, and Lisa Murkowski said they found Trump’s remarks "appalling."

  • October 3, 2018

    Brett Kavanaugh is Jeff Flake’s most important test

    Jeff Flake has a chance to truly change American politics. Will he take it?

  • October 3, 2018

    Blackout drinking, explained for Brett Kavanaugh

    "Beer" and "drinking" came up 96 times during the Supreme Court nominee’s testimony.

  • October 3, 2018

    Brett Kavanaugh’s questionable definitions of “boof” and “Devil’s Triangle,” explained

    He says "boofing" is about farting and "Devil’s Triangle" is a drinking game. Many people don’t believe him.

  • October 2, 2018

    Trump openly mocked Christine Blasey Ford’s sexual assault testimony at a rally

    "Upstairs? Downstairs? Where was it — I don’t know."

  • October 2, 2018

    Did Brett Kavanaugh perjure himself? The debate, explained.

    We keep having to talk about whether Kavanaugh lied to Congress.

  • October 2, 2018

    Lindsey Graham wants Trump to nominate Kavanaugh again if the Senate rejects him

    Maybe this means Kavanaugh’s nomination is actually in trouble. Or maybe not.

  • October 2, 2018

    “I’m in so much pain”: how the Kavanaugh hearings are re-traumatizing survivors

    How to deal with the Kavanaugh news cycle if you’re a survivor of sexual assault.

  • October 2, 2018

    Brett Kavanaugh won’t be teaching at Harvard Law in January

    Students were alerted on Monday.

  • October 2, 2018

    Kavanaugh’s high school yearbook entry, annotated

    "Renate Alumnius," "Devil’s Triangle," and "boofing," explained.

  • October 2, 2018

    Why conservatives don’t care that Brett Kavanaugh is a liar

    An experiment shows why partisans discount lies — like Kavanaugh’s.

  • October 1, 2018

    The Kavanaugh doppelgänger theory, explained

    Could both Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford be telling the truth? Some on the right think so.

  • October 1, 2018

    John Oliver: Kavanaugh’s Senate hearing was a “fuck you” to women

    The Last Week Tonight host summarized the Senate Judiciary Committee’s message as, "We believe you — we just don’t care."

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