The Latest: Kavanaugh accuser willing to talk to Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh (all times local):

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A lawyer for a woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her when they were in high school is willing to tell her story publicly to the Senate panel ...

D.C. Swamp Still Reeling From Hurricane Donald

Charles Hurt, Washington Times
President Trump, it has been reported in all seriousness, is a hateful, racist conspiracy theorist hellbent on ridiculing the deaths of some 3,000 Puerto Ricans reportedly killed by the double hurricanes that blasted the island territory last year. Only a monster like Donald Trump would dare politicize the weather. Or turn every natural disaster into a political cudgel in this manner. Oh, wait! Donald Trump did not do that.

The Pragmatist Wing of Democratic Party Strikes Back

Bill Scher, RealClearPolitics
As tensions simmered between the Democratic establishment and progressive populists during the 2018 primary season, members of the establishment wing largely refrained from fueling the fire in their public comments. To be sure, the party’s official campaign arm played hard in several primaries to beat back insurgents it deemed less electable, and won most of those battles.