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Kate Riga

Kate Riga is a news writer for Talking Points Memo based in New York City. Before joining TPM, Kate was the political reporter for The Southampton Press. She is a graduate of Georgetown University and a native of Philadelphia.

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Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) sent a letter to Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Chuck Grassley on Monday, citing the sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavnaugh and his possible perjury during committee questioning as rationale to delay the confirmation vote.

Feinstein is the ranking Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee.

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Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-IN), a red-state Democrat in for a competitive reelection fight, spoke out about the sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavnaugh on Monday, calling for a delay in the confirmation process.

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President Donald Trump’s team plans to attack the credibility of professor Christine Blasey Ford, who came forward with her account of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s alleged sexual assault on Sunday, by emphasizing that the accusation has surfaced at the end of the confirmation process and that Ford didn’t tell anyone about the alleged attack at the time, according to a Sunday Bloomberg report.

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