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A look back: Reporting sexual assault in Washington

Dec 31, 2018 - Politico

When Dr. Christine Blasey Ford went public against then-Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, sexual misconduct allegations were not new to Washington. With the rise of the #MeToo movement, a surge of such allegations affected Capitol Hill. Including Kavanaugh, 19 lawmakers, judges, candidates, staffers and governors were accused of sexual misconduct in 2018. But what came out of the Kavanaugh hearings was a fresh conversation about reporting sexual assault and harassment.

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