All Articles on Tara Reade

A sign reading, "We Will Be Heard" at the 2019 Women's March in Washington, D.C. (Photo: TC Davis/Flickr/cc) Views
Joe Biden, Rape Culture, and Living in the Dark
It's hard when someone you like, someone you think is a good man or woman, is accused of rape. Our first instinct is to not believe it. That's normal. But that cannot be the end.
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Vowing to Be 'Fully Accountable' to Movement, Ocasio-Cortez Joins Biden's Climate Crisis Task Force
"I commend Joe Biden for working together with my campaign to assemble a group of leading thinkers and activists who can and will unify our party in a transformational and progressive direction," Sen. Bernie Sanders said.
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From Juanita Broaddrick to Tara Reade: In Forty Years Has Nothing Changed at All?
"If Christine Blasey Ford is credible, then Tara Reade is credible at the very least—and so is Juanita Broaddrick."
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Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) questions Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin during a House Financial Services Committee hearing on Wednesday, May 22, 2019. News
Pressley Applauded for 'Honest and Courageous' Message on Sexual Assault Allegations Against Joe Biden
"I reject the false choice that my party and our nominee can't address the allegations at hand and defeat the occupant of the White House."
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White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany holds her first on-camera news conference in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House May 01, 2020. News
"I'll Never Lie to You," Vows Trump's New Press Secretary at First Regular Briefing in Over a Year—Then Starts Lying
"To start with these words is a 100% guarantee that you WILL be lied to on an EPIC scale."
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Biden Must Do Better, Say Women's Groups as Former Vice President Denies Sexual Assault Allegation
"He spoke for the first time about the allegations by Tara Reade, and issued yet another blanket denial of the assault, without any reflections on how women, and survivors of all genders, are treated in our society."
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MSNBC host Chris Hayes is being attacked for reporting on a news story about Joe Biden. News
#FireChrisHayes Trends as MSNBC Anchor Attacked for Covering Biden Accuser Story
Journalist Glenn Greenwald said the reaction to Hayes reporting on a news story which reflects poorly on the former vice president "shows what MSNBC has cultivated."
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Then-Vice President Joe Biden listens to former President Barack Obama during a meeting in the Situation Room of the White House, Feb. 2, 2015. (Photo: Obama White House Flickr) News
Demand Grows for Biden to Address Tara Reade Allegations as Democrats Wrestle With #MeToo Hypocrisy
"Republicans already basically dismiss sexual assault allegations against their co-partisans out of hand; if Democrats do the same for the leader of their party it will do a great deal to move us back to the pre-#MeToo past."
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Sanders’s “Not Me, Us” message has already taken root, both in movement spaces and electorally. (Photo: Getty Images) Views
Bernie’s Campaign Suspension Shows How Far We Have to Go
The movements that drove the Sanders campaign are still fighting for a better world.
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"In the age of #MeToo many people still question why survivors waver and hesitate in coming forward with their assaults," writes Zenkus. "Imagine the additional pressure a survivor feels when an abuser holds a position of authority, is well known, and is among the politically powerful." (Photo: Claudio Bresciani/TT) Views
The Inconvenient Truth of Rape
Yes, we are in the middle of a contentious primary season and a presidential election with much on the line. And, yes, allegations of sexual assault or rape against the current leader in the Democratic primaries are inconvenient. But rape is even more inconvenient.
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