Demonstrators have congregated in a Senate office building to protest Republicans' handling of the sexual-assault accusation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
With accusations against Brett Kavanaugh evoking memories of another Supreme Court confirmation battle, law professor and author Anita Hill says that a professional investigation is needed to ensure a fair hearing. Hill, who came forward publicly to accuse Clarence Thomas…
By Judy Woodruff, Geoffrey Lou Guray
President Trump defended Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh again on Tuesday from allegations by psychology professor Christine Blasey Ford that he sexually assaulted her while drunk at a party 36 years ago. Meanwhile, senators jousted over a hearing set for…
The sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh recall Anita Hill's accusations against Clarence Thomas in 1991, but there are important differences as well as cautions for senators considering how to deal with the allegations.
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
Former Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday that he hasn't contacted Anita Hill, weeks after saying he owed her an apology for her treatment during the 1991 confirmation hearings for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.
By Jocelyn Noveck, Associated Press
It’s been 26 years since Anita Hill, soft-spoken and deliberate in her bright blue suit, sat before a Senate panel and detailed the lurid sexual harassment charges that would transfix a nation. Clarence Thomas went on to the Supreme Court,…
A 2005 tape of Donald Trump speaking lewdly about women and describing sexual assault has gone far beyond politics, sparking a national discussion and an avalanche of reactions on social media after Kelly Oxford encouraged people to share their stories.
By Gwen Ifill
At a time when a debate about the correct way to eat pizza or use a New York City subway MetroCard can consume an entire news cycle, just imagine what the Anita Hill-Clarence Thomas hearings would do to us.
Twenty-five years ago, Anita Hill testified about sexual harassment from then-nominee Clarence Thomas. Now a new HBO film dramatizes the high-profile political battle that captured the nation’s attention and changed Supreme Court confirmation hearings. Hill joins Gwen Ifill to look…
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