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Politician's accuser speaks about issue of sexual assault

Politician's accuser speaks about issue of sexual assaultSTANFORD, Calif. (AP) — A college professor avoided talking directly about her accusation that Virginia's lieutenant governor sexually assaulted her, but she wasn't shy about publicly discussing her research and thoughts on the growing number of women reporting abuse.



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Politician's accuser discusses sexual violence

Politician's accuser discusses sexual violenceA college professor appeared in public on Tuesday but did not talk directly about her accusation that Virginia's lieutenant governor sexually assaulted her in 2004. Vanessa Tyson took part in a Stanford University symposium on sexual violence. (Feb. 13)



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The Latest: Accuser willing to testify to Virginia lawmakers

The Latest: Accuser willing to testify to Virginia lawmakersRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on fallout from scandals roiling Virginia's top officials (all times local):



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Accuser vs accused: What both sides say in latest assault claim against Virginia Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax

Accuser vs accused: What both sides say in latest assault claim against Virginia Lt. Governor Justin FairfaxVirginia Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax was accused Friday by a former Duke University student of a sexual assault in 2004.



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Virginia Lt. Gov. Fairfax acknowledges 2004 consensual encounter with accuser, denies sexual assault

Virginia Lt. Gov. Fairfax acknowledges 2004 consensual encounter with accuser, denies sexual assaultVirginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax acknowledges that he had a consensual encounter with a colleague in a Boston hotel during the 2004 Democratic national convention but flatly denies her charges of sexual assault.



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Fairfax Accuser Describes Alleged Sexual Assault in Graphic Statement

Fairfax Accuser Describes Alleged Sexual Assault in Graphic StatementVanessa Tyson released a statement Wednesday describing for the first time in graphic detail the sexual assault she alleges she suffered at the hands of Virginia lieutenant governor Justin Fairfax. Mr. Fairfax put his hand behind my neck and forcefully pushed my head towards his crotch.



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Fairfax Accuser Hires Firm that Represented Christine Blasey Ford

Fairfax Accuser Hires Firm that Represented Christine Blasey FordThe unnamed California woman who accused Virginia lieutenant governor Justin Fairfax of sexual assault has retained the same law firm that represented Christine Blasey Ford when she publicly accused then-Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of attempted sexual assault. The woman recently hired the Washington, D.C.-based firm of Katz Marshall & Banks and is currently discussing with her attorneys how best to proceed after publishing her account of the assault on the right-wing website Big League Politics Sunday night, NPR reported Tuesday. The woman, who has chosen to remain anonymous, accused a politician fitting Fairfax’s description of assaulting her in a Boston hotel room at the 2004 Democratic National Convention.



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Kevin Spacey Accuser Filmed Part of Alleged Assault, Report Says

Kevin Spacey Accuser Filmed Part of Alleged Assault, Report SaysSpacey is accused of molesting a young man at a Massachusetts restaurant



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Senator refers Kavanaugh accuser, Avenatti for criminal probe

Senator refers Kavanaugh accuser, Avenatti for criminal probeU.S. Senate Judiciary Chairman Charles Grassley on Thursday sought a federal probe of Julie Swetnick, who accused Brett Kavanaugh of aggressive sexual behavior before his confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court, and her lawyer Michael Avenatti. Grassley referred them to the Justice Department for criminal investigation related to “a potential conspiracy to provide materially false statements to Congress and obstruct a congressional committee investigation,” according to a statement from his office. The Justice Department did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the referral.



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Grassley to DOJ: Investigate Kavanaugh accuser and Avenatti

Grassley to DOJ: Investigate Kavanaugh accuser and AvenattiWASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley on Thursday asked for a criminal investigation into whether Julie Swetnick and her attorney, Michael Avenatti, conspired to provide false statements to Congress and obstructed a congressional investigation during the confirmation process for Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.



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