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Debra J. Saunders

Debra J. Saunders

Debra J. Saunders is the White House correspondent for the Las Vegas Review-Journal. dsaunders@reviewjournal.com … @DebraJSaunders on Twitter. 202-662-7391

Kavanaugh accuser believable, but can’t corroborate her story

Christine Blasey Ford, the California professor who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her in 1982 when they were high school students, came across as genuine and believable as she testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday.

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You don’t have to be a bigot to be a racist anymore — Analysis

What is a racist? There was a time when the answer to that question was pretty clear cut. A racist was someone who joined a group like the Ku Klux Klan, spewed racial slurs like the n-word, or supported segregation. A racist was someone who thought that people of other races were inherently inferior.

Manafort trial highlights Trump’s bad choices — analysis

In June, U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis slammed the position of special counsel as a post too easily “wielded as a political weapon” to troll for dirt on targeted adversaries. At the same time, he ruled that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s prosecution of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was legitimate and should continue.