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Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh clears crucial Senate hurdle

The Senate pushed Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination past a big procedural hurdle Friday, setting up a likely final showdown this weekend in a spellbinding battle that's seen claims of long-ago sexual assault by the nominee threaten President Donald Trump's effort to tip the court rightward for decades.

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3rd Kavanaugh accuser has history of legal disputes

Julie Swetnick, one of the women who has publicly accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, has an extensive history of involvement in legal disputes, including a lawsuit in which an ex-employer accused her of falsifying her college and work history on her job application.

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Ford recounts ‘laughter’ in alleged Kavanaugh sexual attack

Christine Blasey Ford declared on Thursday that Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her as he and a friend shared "uproarious laughter" in a locked room at a high-school gathering in the 1980s, recounting her allegations to the Senate Judiciary Committee and a riveted country in a drama that threatens to derail Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination.

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