New Claims Add Fuel to Showdown Over Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh

By Anonymous

Third woman alleges she was drugged, raped at 1982 party where Kavanaugh was present

WASHINGTON—On the eve of a critical Senate hearing that could decide the fate of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, a third woman came forward to accuse him of sexual misconduct in the early 1980s even as partisan anger deepened on both sides.

The revelations shocked Capitol Hill, where Republican lawmakers are seeking to advance a nomination that legal scholars and lawmakers say could cement a conservative majority.