Attorneys for Christine Blasey Ford Demand an FBI Investigation: 'Any Talk of a Hearing on Monday Frankly Is Premature'

We may not hear from Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who has alleged that a teenage Brett Kavanaugh attempted to rape her while at a house party, on Monday after all. As Politico and others reported on Tuesday night, Ford’s attorneys have requested that the FBI conduct an investigation into her allegations as a first…

Lawyers Say Brett Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford's Family Moved Out of Their Home Due to Death Threats

On Sunday, clinical psychology professor Christine Blasey Ford publicly accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of attempted rape at a party when he was 17 and she was 15 (a charge Kavanaugh denies) in a Washington Post interview. Three days later, she and her family are reportedly already facing drastic,…

In Light of the Sexual Assault Allegation Against Brett Kavanaugh, Anita Hill Says Accusers Still Go Unheard

Nearly three decades after she was famously subjected to an eight-hour grilling by an all-white, all-male Senate Judiciary Committee about her allegations of sexual harassment against Clarence Thomas, Anita Hill says it remains “incredibly difficult” for accusers to report abuse. In a statement on Friday, Hill invoked…

Democratic Women Don't Give a Shit That Brett Kavanaugh Coached His Daughter's Basketball Team 

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has been painted as a champion of women—a devoted coach of his young daughter’s basketball team, a loving friend (even, amazingly, to women), and a man who makes a point to hire women as his clerks. None of this matters, of course, when his judicial decisions have been decidedly…

Sen. Orrin Hatch on Kavanaugh Protesters: 'We Shouldn't Have to Put Up With This Kind of Stuff'

Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation hearings began on Tuesday morning, and they’re off to quite a contentious start. Starting with the Democratic members of the Senate Judiciary Committee’s attempt to temporarily delay the proceedings, a group of protesters then began steadily interrupted the flow of the…