In a letter sent Saturday, Christine Blasey Ford told Sen. Charles E. Grassley that the nominee’s alleged actions “have had a lasting impact” on her life.

(Manuel Balce Ceneta / AP)

In a television sit-down unheard of for a Supreme Court nominee, the federal judge discussed his own sexual history as he denied charges of misconduct.

President Trump is both on home ground and enemy territory this week, back in his beloved Trump Tower in New York and surrounded by diplomats wary or sometimes hostile to his “America First” nationalism.

In a radio interview, the president took aim at Carmen Yulín Cruz, a critic of the federal response to Hurricane Maria.

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The new Kavanaugh allegation is on precarious legal ground, former sex-crimes prosecutors say

Three former prosecutors said accusations leveled by Deborah Ramirez against the Supreme Court nominee are problematic.

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If Rod Rosenstein leaves, don’t expect Congress to step in to protect the Russia probe

Republican lawmakers have made it this far without confronting Trump. Why do it now, weeks before a midterm election?

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Is Rod Rosenstein ‘very compromised’?

Reports about Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein's resignation proved premature. But there are very real questions about his role in the Russia investigation.

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A specific example of a place where reality diverges.

Turmoil in Congress and the executive branch, spilling onto the Supreme Court, produce an overload of government’s circuits.

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At least before Sunday's new allegation.

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If he resigned, Trump has a lot of leeway to knee-cap the Mueller probe.

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Within hours of the publication of an article in the New Yorker, the White House repeatedly attacked Deborah Ramirez’s motivations.

A Yale classmate told the New Yorker that the Supreme Court nominee exposed himself during a party in college.

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More than any other group, Trump supporters believe that white men face a lot of discrimination.

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Here are the best of the not-great options.

The Republican president has previously said he would appoint judges to overturn the landmark 1973 ruling.

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Race relations is emerging as a primary issue in the campaign for Cruz's Senate seat.

The president expressed optimism that talks over North Korea’s nuclear program are progressing despite recent setbacks.

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The question has long been whether other accusers would come forward. But Deborah Ramirez's account is thus far uncorroborated.

In a radio interview, the president said he is still looking at reports that the deputy attorney general proposed secretly recording him and pushed for his removal from office.

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