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Virginia House Invites Accusers to Testify Against Justin Fairfax

The Republican-controlled House of Delegates said it would hold hearings on the sexual assault claims against the state’s lieutenant governor.
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Virginia Republicans Plan Hearings For Lt. Gov Fairfax's Sexual Assault Accusers

GOP members in Virginia's General Assembly plan on hearing from women alleging Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax sexually assaulted them years ago. Fairfax denies the allegations. (Image credit: Steve Helber/AP)
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Virginia GOP Inviting Fairfax Accusers To Testify Sets Off Partisan Brawl

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia House Republicans have announced plans to hold a meeting where Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax and the two women who have accused him of sexual assault can testify. Republican Del. Rob Bell said Friday that the House Courts of Justice Committee plans to invite Vanessa Tyson, Meredith Watson and Fairfax for a “chance to be heard” at an unnamed future hearing date. The two women have recently come forward with allegations that Fairfax, a Democrat, sexually assaulted them ye...
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Virginia Republicans invite Fairfax’s accusers to testify

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia House Republicans have announced plans to hold a meeting where Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax and the two women who have accused him of sexual assault can testify. Republican Del. Rob Bell said Friday that the House Courts of Justice Committee plans to invite Vanessa Tyson, Meredith Watson and Fairfax for […]
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Virginia Republicans take steps to investigate claims against lieutenant governor

Republicans in Virginia led by House Speaker Kirk Cox are prepared to set up a framework to publicly investigate the claims of rape and sexual assault leveled against Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax. The move comes as Virginia's General Assembly session comes to an end on Saturday.
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Republicans, Democrats spar over hearings on Lt. Gov.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Republican speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates says Democrats are blocking efforts to let the two women who have accused Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault share their stories at legislative hearings. House Speaker Kirk Cox said Thursday that Democrats have dodged his repeated requests to help establish […]
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Quinnipiac Poll: More Virginians Than Not Say Northam Should Stay In Office

More Virginia voters than not say Gov. Ralph Northam should stay in office despite revelations that he appeared in blackface years ago, according to a new poll from Quinnipiac University. Forty-eight percent of Virginia voters say Northam should not resign, compared to 42 percent who say he should, Quinnipiac reported. Notably, 56 percent black voters say Northam shouldn’t resign while just 31 percent say he should, per the poll, compared to an even 46 to 46 percent split among white voter...
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Morning Docket: 02.19.19

* 16 states, including New York and California, filed a lawsuit against President Donald Trump yesterday -- yes, on President's Day -- challenging his declaration of a national emergency. [NBC News] * Meredith Watson, one of the women to accuse Virginia Lieutenant Governor and MoFo partner Justin Fairfax of sexual assault, writes in an op-ed that she's willing to publicly testify about the allegations. [Washington Post] * North Carolina elections shenanigans: state investigators the allege Rep...
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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,...
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Will Diversity Be the Death of the Democrats?

Anti Gun Democrats U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Both of America's great national parties are coalitions. But it is the Democratic Party that never ceases to celebrate diversity — racial, religious, ethnic, cultural — as its own and as America's “greatest strength.” Understandably so, for the party is home to a multitude of minorities. It is the domain of the LGBTQ movement. In presidential elections, Democrats win 70 percent of Hispanics, Jews and Asian-Americans, and 90 percent of African-Americ...
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Woman who accused Virginia lt. gov. of sexual assault to meet with DA

The woman alleging that Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax sexually assaulted her uring the 2004 Democratic National Convention in Boston will discuss her account with the local district attorney, her lawyer confirmed.
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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...
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That Time A Lawyer Of The Year Actually Sat Down For An Interview — See Also

WE DID A PODCAST WITH OUR LAWYER OF THE YEAR: Who happens to be Michael Avenatti. I HATE THIS TITLE, BUT IT'S A LEGIT QUESTION: "Should I Marry Someone With Large Student Loans When Mine Are Almost Paid Off?" Freaking shoot me. MOFO RESPONDS: To the big pregnancy discrimination lawsuit against it, not about its investigation of Justin Fairfax. BIGLAW DEPRESSION: It's okay to talk about it. HOW WHITE PEOPLE SURVIVE THE POLICE: Hint: It involves the officer behaving appropriately.
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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.
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Woman who alleged rape by Fairfax, Maggette spotlights issue of revictimization

Meredith Watson allegedly was raped by Justin Fairfax in 2000 and previously by Corey Maggette. Sexual assault experts say revictimization isn't rare            [Author: USA TODAY]
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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.
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Should Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax resign amid sexual assault allegations?

Virginia Republican Rep. Ben Cline says he applauds the victims for having the courage to come forward.
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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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Vanessa Tyson, who accused Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault, talks women reporting abuse

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.            [Author: Associated Press]
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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 ...
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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).
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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.
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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.
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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 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)
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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)
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Virginia politician’s accuser on Stanford sex assault panel

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A college professor who has accused Virginia’s lieutenant governor of sexual assault will appear at a long-planned academic symposium on that topic at Stanford University. Stanford officials say she won’t discuss the incident. Vanessa Tyson was the first of two women who alleged last week that Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax […]
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Opinion: Why we can't turn away from Justin Fairfax's accusers

I worry about how people will react to Meredith Watson.
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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.
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