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The former vice president, Joe Biden spoke with Teen Vogue’s editor-in-chief Elaine Welteroth in an interview about how he could have handled the 1991 Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Clarence Thomas differently. Biden has been an outspoken advocate for women for decades: He helped pass the Violence Against Women Act in 1994 and, more recently, created the It’s On Us organization, which focuses on combating sexual violence on college campuses around the country. The 75-year-old, however, has been widely criticized for how he handled Hill when she testified against Thomas during the Senate Judiciary Committee hearings in 1991. Many people…

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It was barely three days after the publication of an investigative report accusing Kentucky Rep. Dan Johnson of crimes and misconduct including the sexual assault of a then-teenager, that he was found dead near a bridge in Mount Washington on Wednesday. The coroner has ruled his death a probable suicide. A gun was reportedly recovered near his body. On Wednesday afternoon, Johnson, a self-anointed “pope” of the nondenominational Heart of Fire Church, reiterated his denial of the allegations in a Facebook post and told his family members to “stay strong.” “Heaven is my home,” he wrote. Maranda Richmond, now 21,…

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On a Southwest flight from Portland to Sacramento, a 24-year-old woman,Curbelo, was caught smoking in the bathroom after tampering with the smoke detector. When flight attendants made her stop smoking and return to her seat, she lost it. “I swear, if you don’t f*cking land, I will f*cking kill everybody on this f*cking plane!” Curbelo shouted. Southwest released a statement saying: “Our reports from flight attendants indicate a customer violated federal laws by both smoking onboard an aircraft and by tampering with a smoke detector in an aircraft restroom. Our Crew enforced the regulation and that was followed by the…

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The former Obama administration official and San Antonio mayor Julian Castro has warned Senator Ted Cruz in the wake of a shock defeat of Roy Moore. “Be afraid, Ted Cruz. Be very afraid,” he said in a post. Mr Cruz – who ran against Mr Trump for the Republican presidential nomination  – is facing a challenge to his Senate seat in Texas in 2018 from Beto O’Rourke. Mr O’Rourke, who has served in Congress since 2013, is expected to struggle against Mr Cruz, since no Democrat has won a Senate election in Texas since 1988. An attorney and former prosecutor,…

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The USA Today editorial board just  slammed  Presidnet  Donald Trump for his tweet on Tuesday morning attacking New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, saying it shows Trump “is not fit for office.” “With his latest tweet, clearly implying that a United States senator would trade sexual favors for campaign cash, President Trump has shown he is not fit for office,” the editorial board wrote. “Rock bottom is no impediment for a president who can always find room for a new low.” Trump attacked Gillibrand on Twitter on Tuesday just one day after she called for him to resign from the presidency…

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In the late 1990s, Attorney General Jeffrey Sessions, who was a senator tried to bring down then President Bill Clinton. He said – “no one is above the law.” Well, here is President Donald Trump in the same shoe with Clinton and Sessions is not batting an eye. Politico Reports, In 1999, Sessions – then an Alabama senator – laid out an impassioned case for President Bill Clinton to be removed from office based on the argument that Clinton obstructed justice amid the investigation into his affair with White House intern Monica Lewinsky. Watch : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=28Lm3DsSroo “The facts are disturbing…

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President Donald Trump  just targeted Democrats and the women who have accused him of sexual misconduct in a tweet, calling their claims “false” and “fabricated.” “Despite thousands of hours wasted and many millions of dollars spent, the Democrats have been unable to show any collusion with Russia — so now they are moving on to the false accusations and fabricated stories of women who I don’t know and/or have never met,” the president tweeted. “FAKE NEWS!” https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/940554567414091776 While Trump claimed he did not “know and/or have never met” these accusers, several of the women had participated in events in which…

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President Donald Trump claimed that the numerous sexual misconduct allegations against him were a Democratic plot. “Despite thousands of hours wasted and many millions of dollars spent, the Democrats have been unable to show any collusion with Russia,” the president tweeted, “so now they are moving on to the false accusations and fabricated stories of women who I don’t know and/or have never met. FAKE NEWS!” Trump lashed out a day after three women who previously accused Trump of sexual harassment shared their stories in an interview on NBC and at a press conference in New York. The women –…

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Jimmy Kimmel was absent from his show last week because his infant son, Billy who was born with congenital heart disease, had his latest surgery. He returned  with his infant son Billy to provide an update on his son’s health, and to once again call on Congress to fully fund the Children’s Health Insurance Program. Showing Billy to the crowd, Kimmel explained, “But look, he’s fine everybody, he may have pooped, but he’s fine.” Then a visibly emotional Kimmel joked, “Daddy cries on TV but Billy doesn’t. It’s unbelievable.” He then thanked the doctors and nurses at Children’s Hospital in…

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After Sen. Al Franken’s resignation, Twitter has divided on whether President Donald Trump should resign or not. Actress Ellen Barkin showed support for Franken while decrying Democrats for their part in his resignation, tweeting: “1) Dear @alfranken , I am a woman. I have seen more than my fair share of abuse from all sides of the aisle. I am completely shook that you are resigning. When will dems see that they get nothing by taking the ‘high ground’ except a 6ft grave. #resist.” https://twitter.com/EllenBarkin/status/938819633120993280 https://twitter.com/grantstern/status/938821940906733568 https://twitter.com/JoshMalina/status/938814874838114304 https://twitter.com/mgyllenhaal/status/938795858480566272 https://twitter.com/cmclymer/status/938818767827750914 Franken also received surprising support from Republicans, including Former House Speaker…

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