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Protesters wore pins with messages of support for Christine Ford at demonstrations on Capitol Hill on Thursday. News
Ford Supporters Descend on Senate Offices of Grassley and Collins to Demand GOP #CancelKavanaugh
"Christine Ford has demonstrated tremendous courage in coming forward and sharing her story...She is a hero and we have her back."
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President Trump said Wednesday that the FBI is not in the position to investigate Christine Blasey Ford's allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh—even though the bureau investigated Anita Hill's claims of sexual harassment by Justice Clarence Thomas in 1991. News
Amid Call to 'Push Pause Button' on Kavanaugh Hearing in Order to Probe Assault Allegation, Trump Lies That FBI Can't Investigate
While claiming Christine Blasey Ford's allegations are "hard to believe," the president refuses to allow an investigation to uncover the truth
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"I expect all of the enlightened men in our country, cause there must be millions of men out there who are enlightened, who also will rise up to say we cannot continue the victimization and the smearing of someone like Dr. Ford," Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) told reporters on Tuesday. News
As Kavanaugh Caught Bragging 'What Happens at Georgetown Prep Stays at Georgetown Prep,' Sen. Hirono Calls on Men to 'Shut Up and Step Up'
"We will not stand for the continued victimization and smearing of Dr. Blasey Ford. All of us must work to end this kind of treatment of survivors who bravely share their experiences."
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Anita Hill spoke with attendees at the John P. Frank Memorial Lecture at the Student Pavilion at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona in February of 2018. News
As Demands Grow for Kavanaugh to Withdraw and FBI to Probe Assault Allegations, Anita Hill Offers 'Basic Ground Rules' for Senate Hearing
Failing to implement a formal process to review such allegations shows the Judiciary Committee "has learned little from the Thomas hearing, much less the more recent #MeToo movement."
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U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh is sworn in by committee Chairman Chuck Grassley to testify during his Supreme Court confirmation hearing in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill September 4, 2018 in Washington, DC. News
Facing Serious Sexual Assault Accusations, Alleged Perjury Doesn't Help Kavanaugh's Credibility
While the nominee has a history of dishonesty and obfuscation, Ford has proven a very reluctant—yet so far compelling—witness to the events that took place more than three decades ago
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 Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh meeting with Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) in her office on Capitol Hill on August 21, 2018 in Washington, DC. News
While Women's Rights Group Demand Kavanaugh Withdraw, Susan Collins Doesn't "Know Enough to Make a Judgment"
"NOW respectfully demands that Brett Kavanaugh withdraw and if he doesn't, that the Committee and the full Senate rejects the nomination of this flawed nominee," said Toni Van Pelt, president for the National Organization for Women
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The 'Opposite' of Leadership: Anita Hill Says Joe Biden Apology Not Good Enough
Hill, who famously testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee that Clarence Thomas sexually harassed her, said the former vice president and then-committee chair should have shown leadership but "did just the opposite"
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Sanders Campaign Strikes Back at Clinton 'Mudslinger' for Attack on New Ad
Citing one of the strongest civil rights records in Congress, his campaign says Sanders "doesn’t need lectures on racial issues" from recovering "right-wing extremist" David Brock
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