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Kavanaugh's Accuser Seeks Concessions From GOP Over Testimony

  • She asks to push hearing to Thursday, and wants more witnesses
  • Judiciary panel Republicans had set the hearing for Monday
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With Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination on the line, Senate Republicans must decide whether to wait to hear from the woman who accuses him of sexual assault or push ahead with a hearing on Monday and risk female voters’ ire in November.

A lawyer for the woman, Christine Blasey Ford, a California college professor, asked the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday to push back a hearing on her claims until Sept. 27 and take testimony from additional witnesses.