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Fairfax Accuser: ‘Despite Every Attempt To Shame Me, I Am Not Ashamed’

Meredith Watson, one of the women who has accused Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax (D) of sexual assault, wrote a piece in the Washington Post Monday describing the harrowing and traumatic experience of coming forward with her allegation and being smeared, ignored and taken advantage of. “Despite the professed belief of numerous elected officials in Virginia and elsewhere that Vanessa Tyson, who says that Fairfax sexually assaulted her in 2004, and I have brought forward credible allegations,...
Tags: News, Washington Post, Virginia, Watson, Fairfax, Duke University, Virginia General Assembly, Justin Fairfax, Kate Riga, Justin Fairfax D, Vanessa Tyson, Meredith Watson


Justin Fairfax Accuser Meredith Watson Says She’s ‘Willing To Testify In Public’

Fairfax has refused to step down, saying he has "nothing to hide" amid sexual assault claims from two women.
Tags: News, Fairfax, Justin Fairfax Accuser Meredith Watson


The Liberal party merit myth, and why it's every man (or woman) for themselves | Paula Matthewson

As some Liberal women have grown to understand that Liberal men without merit are still being rewarded, they’ve lost their anti-quota fervourOther than the woman herself, no one knows for sure why Julie Bishop strode into that press conference wearing those striking red shoes to sign off as Australia’s first female foreign minister. Perhaps Bishop’s only intent was to cheer herself up. She’d mentioned in the past that donning a pair of scarlet heels could raise a woman’s spirits. And who would b...
Tags: Gender, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Julie Bishop, Liberal party, Liberal, Women in politics, Bishop, Fairfax, Alex Ellinghausen, Paula Matthewson


‘He’s Not There Yet’: Embattled Governor Seeks Forgiveness From Black Virginians

Seeking to recover from the scandal over his use of blackface, Gov. Ralph Northam is scrambling to rebuild his image among African-Americans.
Tags: News, Virginia, Discrimination, Blacks, Democratic Party, Fairfax, Steele, Boyd, Herring, Charles Jr, Ralph Northam, Northam, Mark R, Race and Ethnicity, Ralph S, Justin Edward


Lawmakers expected to unveil text of deal to avoid shutdown – as it happened

President tells reporters ‘there’s no reason’ for another shutdown but does not commit to signing legislation to prevent oneSign up to the US morning briefing for a fresh perspective 1.07am GMT Thanks for sticking with us tonight, everyone. See you tomorrow. 12.48am GMT An attorney for Virginia Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax responded to reports that one of the two women accusing him of sexual assault will be meeting with the district attorney to discuss possible criminal charges. N...
Tags: Republicans, Virginia, US, World news, US news, Democrats, House Of Representatives, US Senate, US Congress, Donald Trump, Fairfax, Justin Fairfax, Vanessa Tyson, Suffolk County DA


Fairfax accuser to detail allegations to Boston prosecutors

BOSTON (AP) — A woman who accused Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexually assaulting her in Boston nearly 15 years ago will meet with prosecutors to discuss her allegations, her attorney said Wednesday.
Tags: News, Boston, Virginia, Ap, Fairfax, Justin Fairfax


Fairfax accuser speaks out on abuse at Stanford #MeToo panel

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — A college professor avoided talking directly about her accusation that Virginia's lieutenant governor sexually assaulted her, but she talked in detail about her research and thoughts on the growing number of women reporting abuse.
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Virginia State Senator Amanda Chase calls for 'due process' amid Fairfax's sexual assault allegations

Republican Virginia State Sen. Amanda Chase is calling for an investigation into the sexual assault allegations made against Democratic Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax.
Tags: News, Virginia, Fairfax, Amanda Chase, Virginia State Sen Amanda Chase


Dr. Vanessa Tyson makes first public appearance since accusing Virginia Lt. Gov. Fairfax of sexual assault

Tyson did not mention Fairfax by name or discuss her accusations during the symposium at Stanford University; Garrett Tenney reports from Richmond, Virginia.
Tags: News, Virginia, Stanford University, Fairfax, Tyson, Garrett Tenney, Vanessa Tyson


Boston-area DA ready to investigate claims against Fairfax

The district attorney in Suffolk, Massachusetts, has told a woman she is willing to investigate her claims that Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax sexually assaulted her at the 2004 Democratic National Convention in Boston.
Tags: Boston, Virginia, Cnn, Fairfax, Justin Fairfax, Suffolk Massachusetts


Boston DA to investigate if Fairfax accuser files complaint

BOSTON (AP) — Boston’s top prosecutor has offered to investigate allegations that Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax sexually assaulted a woman in 2004, if the woman files a criminal complaint. A spokesman for Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins said Wednesday that the prosecutor has sent a letter to a law firm representing Vanessa Tyson, […]
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Suffolk DA ‘Ready’ to Investigate Fairfax Sexual Assault Allegations

Rachel Rollins, district attorney for Suffolk County, Mass., is prepared to launch an investigation into the sexual assault allegation recently brought against Virginia lieutenant governor Justin Fairfax provided his accuser, Vanessa Tyson, is willing to file a complaint, the Boston Globe reported Wednesday.Rollins claims she emailed Tyson's attorneys last week asking if they would like to file a criminal complaint related to their client's allegation that Fairfax sexually assaulted her ...
Tags: News, Boston, Virginia, Cnn, Boston Globe, Fairfax, Duke University, Rollins, Tyson, the Globe, Justin Fairfax, Rachel Rollins, Vanessa Tyson, Suffolk County Mass, Suffolk County District


Tyson: ‘Sometimes You Have To Lead By Example No Matter How Hard It Is’

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — A college professor avoided talking directly about her accusation that Virginia’s lieutenant governor sexually assaulted her, but she wasn’t shy about publicly discussing her research and thoughts on the growing number of women reporting abuse. “One thing that I notice about sexual violence is that a lot of people would like to glance away from this,” Vanessa Tyson told a Stanford University symposium on Tuesday night. “It’s one of the ugliest parts of humanity. Trust ...
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Fairfax accuser, Vanessa Tyson speaks out

Vanessa Tyson, the woman who has accused Virginia Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax of sexual assault, made her first public appearance on Tuesday at a symposium at Stanford University to speak about the #MeToo movement. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Tags: News, Virginia, Stanford University, Fairfax, Justin Fairfax, Vanessa Tyson


Unmistakable Divide Among Women in Virginia Over Accusations Against Fairfax

As Virginia faces the possibility that its executive branch could include two men who once mocked African-Americans and a third accused of rape, Democratic women are divided over how to move forward.
Tags: Elections, News, Virginia, Sex Crimes, Women's Rights, Blacks, Democratic Party, Fairfax, Herring, Northam, Politics And Government, Women and Girls, State Legislatures, Mark R, Ralph S, Justin Edward


The Political Ascent of Justin Fairfax, and the Disturbing Allegations That Might End It

Justin Fairfax was on the cusp of becoming Virginia’s governor. Then came allegations of sexual assault from early in his rise to prominence.
Tags: News, Virginia, Sex Crimes, Watson, Meredith, Lee, Fairfax, Bruce, Duke University, Herring, Northam, Politics And Government, Mark R, Ralph S, Justin Fairfax, Justin Edward


Virginia’s Economy Weathers the Storm in Its Statehouse

Leading business groups haven’t joined in pushing for leadership changes, and Amazon is moving forward with a major office presence.
Tags: Amazon, Elections, News, Virginia, Governors, Blacks, Boycotts, Fairfax, Herring, Northam, Economic Conditions and Trends, Politics And Government, Mark R, Governors (US, Ralph S, States (US


Why I worry for Fairfax's accusers

I worry about how people will react to Meredith Watson.
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Why we can't turn away from Justin Fairfax's accusers

Democratic leaders are right to say Fairfax must resign, says Jill Filipovic. If Democrats want any moral high ground at all, they must continue pushing for resignation and Republicans should take note. This is the very least that women deserve.
Tags: Cnn, Fairfax, Jill Filipovic, Justin Fairfax


Fairfax Continues To Preside Over Va. Senate As Staff Resigns, Investigation Begins

Virginia's Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax, a Democrat, is on leave at his full-time employer, an international law firm, as it pursues an investigation into the sexual assault allegations against him.(Image credit: Steve Helber/AP)
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Fairfax Continues To Preside Over Va. Senate As Staff Resign And Investigation Begins

Virginia's Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax, a Democrat, is on leave at his full-time employer, an international law firm, as it pursues an investigation into the sexual assault allegations against him.(Image credit: Steve Helber/AP)
Tags: News, Virginia, Fairfax, Va Senate, Steve Helber, Justin Fairfax


Fairfax Continues To Preside Over Va. Senate As Staffers Resign, Investigation Begins

Virginia's Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax, a Democrat, is on leave at his full-time employer, an international law firm, as it pursues an investigation into the sexual assault allegations against him.(Image credit: Steve Helber/AP)
Tags: News, Virginia, Fairfax, Va Senate, Steve Helber, Justin Fairfax


2nd Fairfax accuser says she was raped by former Duke basketball player

Meredith Watson, who has accused Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of rape, also says she was raped by former Duke University basketball player Corey Maggette, according to her attorney.
Tags: News, Virginia, Stories, Duke, Fairfax, Duke University, Corey Maggette, Justin Fairfax, Meredith Watson


2nd Fairfax accuser says she was raped by former Duke basketball player Corey Maggette

Meredith Watson was raped during her sophomore year at Duke University, her attorney says.
Tags: Cnn, Duke, Fairfax, Duke University, Corey Maggette, Meredith Watson


Four staffers in Virginia Lt. Gov. Fairfax's office quit amid allegations

Two women have accused Fairfax of sexual assault; Garrett Tenney reports from Richmond, Virginia.
Tags: News, Virginia, Fairfax, Garrett Tenney


Virginia political crisis in stalemate after impeachment threat

The decision by Patrick Hope, Democratic member of Virginia's House of Delegates, not to initiate impeachment proceedings against Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax, 39, over accusations of sexual assault has left the next move unclear. Fairfax, once a rising star in the U.S. state's Democratic party, has resisted all calls to resign following accusations he raped a fellow student at Duke University and forced himself sexually on another at a Boston hotel 14 years ago. Fairfax has said sexual ...
Tags: News, Boston, Virginia, Fairfax, House of Delegates, Duke University, Justin Fairfax, Patrick Hope Democratic, U S state s Democratic party


The Latest: Fairfax accuser's lawyer urges public hearing

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on scandals involving Virginia's Democratic leaders (all times local):
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2nd Fairfax accuser claims she was raped by former Duke basketball player

Meredith Watson, who has accused Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of rape, also says she was raped by former Duke University basketball player Corey Maggette, according to her attorney.
Tags: News, Virginia, Stories, Duke, Fairfax, Duke University, Corey Maggette, Justin Fairfax, Meredith Watson


2nd Fairfax accuser claims she was raped by former Duke basketball player Corey Maggette

Meredith Watson was raped during her sophomore year at Duke University, her attorney says.
Tags: Cnn, Duke, Fairfax, Duke University, Corey Maggette, Meredith Watson


Corey Maggette Accused of Rape at Duke by Fairfax Accuser, Friends Say

A woman who has accused Virginia’s lieutenant governor of sexual assault told friends she had been raped by Mr. Maggette, a former N.B.A. player, while he was at Duke University.
Tags: News, Virginia, Basketball, Watson, Meredith, Duke, Fairfax, Corey, Duke University, Corey Maggette, Maggette, Justin Edward, Fairfax Accuser Friends Say



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