18 Sep 2018

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Republican men — and not a single GOP woman — will be Christine Blasey Ford's interrogators on the Senate Judiciary Committee

Republican men — and not a single GOP woman — will be Christine Blasey Ford's interrogators on the Senate Judiciary CommitteeNext week, Christine Blasey Ford will likely face intense questioning from Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee about the truthfulness of her accusations against Brett Kavanaugh, the Supreme Court nominee, who she says attempted to rape her during a party in the 1980s. Her turn on Capitol Hill could decide Kavanaugh's suddenly uncertain fate, as well as the Supreme Court's direction for a generation.


18 Sep 2018 9:21pm GMT

Trump on Kavanaugh: 'I feel so badly for him'

Trump on Kavanaugh: 'I feel so badly for him'President Trump is standing by Brett Kavanaugh amid sexual assault allegations against his Supreme Court nominee.


18 Sep 2018 5:35pm GMT

Washington House race is about Trump, whether the candidates like it or not

Washington House race is about Trump, whether the candidates like it or notDemocrat Carolyn Long hopes to unseat four-term Republican incumbent Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler and help flip the House of Representatives.


18 Sep 2018 3:18pm GMT

23 Jan 2009

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Bettye LaVette's Journey To The National Stage

If you've never heard of Bettye LaVette, the soul singer who belted out "A Change Is Gonna Come" with Jon Bon Jovi at the Inauguration Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial on Jan 18., you may be wondering why.

23 Jan 2009 10:46pm GMT

Analyzing The Text Of Obama's Inaugural Address

Although many Americans heard Barack Obama's inauguration speech, they probably weren't listening for plyptotons and catachresis - but Geoff Nunberg was.

23 Jan 2009 2:10pm GMT

20 Jan 2009

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Natasha Trethewey: If My Mom Could See Us Now

Natasha Trethewey won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for poetry for her book Native Guard. Her parents had an interracial marriage while it was still illegal in Mississippi, and Tretheway's poetry often draws on her childhood as a biracial child in the south.

20 Jan 2009 8:24pm GMT