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The Latest: Top Dems again urge FBI review of Ford's claims

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WASHINGTON - The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, who accuses him of sexually assaulting her decades ago :
3:05 p.m.
Top Democrats are asking President Donald Trump again to direct the FBI to investigate Christine Blasey Ford's claim that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when both were teenagers.
Trump and Senate Republicans have repeatedly said an investigation is not necessary. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer and the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, California Sen. Dianne Feinstein, sent a letter...
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It's Official: Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford Will Testify Thursday Morning

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Christine Blasey Ford will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday about her allegations that Judge Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her more than three decades ago when they were both teenagers. Ford's lawyers said some details still need to be worked out but that won't prevent her from testifying. “We committed to moving forward with an open hearing on Thursday Sept. 27 at 10 a.m.,” Ford's attorneys said in a statement following a call with staff from the Senate Judiciary Committee that lasted about one hour .
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The Latest: Senate staff says hearing terms 'non-negotiable'

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WASHINGTON - The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, who accuses him of sexually assaulting her decades ago : 2:35 p.m. Senate Judiciary Committee staff have written lawyers for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, and said they would do everything they could to "provide a safe, comfortable, and dignified forum" for her testimony Thursday. But they also say the committee will decide who testifies, in what order and how they will be questioned.
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Trump writes off women like Christine Blasey Ford. Now they're making him pay

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The president ignores women at his peril.
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Accuser of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh to testify on Thursday

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California professor Christine Blasey Ford has agreed to testify before a Senate panel on Thursday morning about her sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, her lawyers said on Sunday.
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Christine Blasey Ford Will Testify Against Kavanaugh in an Open Hearing on Thursday

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Christine Blasey Ford will testify in an open hearing on Thursday at 10 a.m. about what she says was a sexual assault by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh at a party decades ago, her lawyers said on Sunday, even as negotiations continue over certain details.
“Despite actual threats to her safety and her life, Dr. Ford believes it is important for Senators to hear directly from her about the sexual assault committed against her,” the California professor's lawyers said in a statement following a call with staff of the Senate Judiciary Committee.
The deal sets up a final showdown in the...
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Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford To Testify Thursday

Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford To Testify Thursday

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Attorneys for Blasey Ford reached an agreement with committee staff on Sunday after days of negotiations over the conditions and details of her appearance. (Image credit: Brendan Smialowski /AFP/Getty Images)
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A Cosby accuser's powerful message for Christine Blasey Ford

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Kristina Ruehli withstood scrutiny of her decades-old sexual assault accusation of a famous comedian. She's one of the few people in the world who have an idea what it's like for the woman who accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
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Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford To Testify Thursday

Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford To Testify Thursday

22 days ago   |   By

Attorneys for Blasey Ford reached an agreement with committee staff on Sunday after days of negotiations over the conditions and details of her appearance. (Image credit: Brendan Smialowski /AFP/Getty Images)
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