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Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford Will Testify To Senate Panel, Lawyers Say

Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh will appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee next week following allegations of sexual assault, which he denies. Source: Win McNamee

Updated at 9:05 p.m. ET

Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assaulting her in high school, has agreed to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee, her attorneys said Saturday.

Bipartisan negotiators have tentatively agreed to work toward a

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