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On Justin Fairfax and Believing Women When It’s Politically Inconvenient

Photo: Drew Angerer (Getty Images) Even the qualifier most frequently used when describing the allegations against Justin Fairfax, the Virginia lieutenant governor accused of sexual assault, tells a story. From “Justin Fairfax Faces Mounting Calls for Resignation Amid Second Sexual-Assault Allegation” Republican Speaker of the House Kirk Cox on Saturday […]

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Extremism, Scandals Rip Apart Democrat Party: Radicalism, Racism, Anti-Semitism, Sexism, Socialism Threaten Left’s Return to Power

It took them a little more than a month. Since Democrats took control of the U.S. House of Representatives, and Democrat Speaker Nancy Pelosi reclaimed the gavel for the first time in nearly a decade, the Democrat Party has been riding high. President Donald Trump lost the first round of the battle with Democrats over […]

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Second Justin Fairfax Accuser Alleges Assault by Corey Maggette During Sophomore Year at Duke University

Image: Corey Maggette. (Getty Images) A woman who has alleged a sexual assault at the hands of Lieutenant Virginia Governor Justin Fairfax has said that former Duke University and Los Angeles Clippers basketball player Corey Maggette raped her during her time at the university. Meredith Watson, who alleges that Fairfax […]

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Virginia Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax’s Law Firm Places Him on Leave, 4 Staffers Resign Following 2nd Sexual Assault Allegation

Virginia Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax (L) arrives on the Senate floor at the Virginia State Capitol, February 8, 2019 in Richmond, Virginia. Photo: Drew Angerer (Getty Images) I believe it was the captain of the Titanic who stated, “everyone is abandoning the ship because of the massive hole in the […]

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Exclusive: Virginia Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax Speaks Out on Sexual Assault Allegations and His Future in Virginia

Photo: Drew Angerer (Getty Images) The top three elected Democrats in the state of Virginia have been mired in controversy for the last week. On Friday, Feb. 1, a medical school yearbook pictures from 1984 surfaced showing two people in blackface and a Ku Klux Klan uniform on Gov. Ralph […]

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Trump Gets Toe Tagged and Bagged by Black Twitter After ‘African-Americans Are Very Angry’ Tweet

Photo: Carolyn Kaster (Associated Press) In the CVS receipt-long list of people who should never speak up for black folks, Donald Trump and Uncle Ruckus are engaged in a bloody duel for last place. But lo and behold, Melania’s Baby Daddy took to Twitter to come to our alleged rescue […]

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Justin Fairfax Removed as Chair of Lieutenant Governors Association

Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax (D-VA) was removed Friday as chairman of the Democrat Lieutenant Governors Association in the wake of two sexual assault allegations against him. The group announced Lt. Govs. Cyrus Habib (D-WA) and Bethany Hall-Long (D-DE) will replace Fairfax as interim co-chairs. “Lt. Governors Hall-Long and Habib have been leaders of this organization and are […]

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Poll: Majority of Black Virginians Say Northam Should Not Resign

A majority of black Virginians believe embattled Virginia Governor Ralph Northam (D), who has been engulfed in a blackface controversy, should remain in office, according to a Washington Post-Schar School poll that was released on Saturday evening. The poll, which was conducted Wednesday through Friday and has a margin of error +/- 4.5 percentage points (higher […]

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Virginia Democrat Party Demands Justin Fairfax Resign

The Democrat Party of Virginia called for Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax (D-VA) to step down after two sexual assault allegations against him surfaced this week. “We believe that allegations of sexual assault must be taken with the utmost seriousness,” Virginia Democrat Party chair Susan Swecker said in the statement Saturday. “Given the credible nature of the sexual […]

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Pelosi Insists VA Blackface, MeToo Scandals Won’t Hurt ‘National Democratic Brand’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) insisted on Thursday that the blackface and alleged sexual assault controversies engulfing the top three Democrats in Virginia will not damage the “national Democratic brand.” In recent weeks, embattled Virginia Governor Ralph Northam (D) admitted that he had put on blackface while he was a medical student, Attorney General Mark […]

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Northam, Fairfax Vow Not to Resign

Embattled Virginia Governor Ralph Northam (D), who is dealing with a blackface controversy, and Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax (D), who has been accused of sexual assault by two women, are vowing not to resign. Northam reportedly told his Cabinet on Friday that he has no plans to resign and on Saturday told the Washington Post […]

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Virginia Democrat Delegate Readies Impeachment Articles Against Justin Fairfax

Virginia Delegate Patrick Hope (D) warned Friday evening that he will introduce articles of impeachment against Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax (D) unless he resigns by Monday as a second allegation of sexual assault surfaced. “On Monday, I will be introducing articles of impeachment for Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax if he has not resigned before […]

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15 Democrats Who Dodged Justin Fairfax Sexual Assault Accusation

At least 15 congressional Democrats have dodged questions as to whether they believe the woman accusing Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault and what should happen to him. The responses occured before a second accuser came forward Friday, alleging that Fairfax raped her in college. Fairfax has denied the second allegation declaring, “I […]

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Cory Booker: Justin Fairfax Should Resign Amid Sex Assault Allegations

Presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) called on Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax (D-VA) to step down after a second accusation of sexual assault was leveled against him. “The multiple detailed allegations against the Lt. Gov. of Virginia are deeply troubling,” Booker wrote on Twitter Friday evening. “They are serious, credible, and corroborated by others. It is […]

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Terry McAuliffe Calls on Democrat Justin Fairfax to Resign Immediately

Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) on Friday called on Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax (D-VA) to resign immediately after a second woman came forward with a sexual assault allegation against him. “The allegations against Justin Fairfax are serious and credible,” McAuliffe tweeted. “It is clear to me that he can no longer effectively serve the people […]

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Second Woman Accuses Virginia Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax of Sexual Assault

Photo: Drew Angerer (Getty Images) Already embroiled in a scandal involving allegations of sexual assault, another woman has now accused Justin Fairfax of rape, alleging the Virginia lieutenant governor assaulted her during their college years. According to the Guardian’s Ben Jacobs, Meredith Watson says she was raped in 2000, when […]

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Vanessa Tyson Alerted Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA) to Fairfax’s ‘MeToo’ Issue in 2017

An aide to Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA) confirmed Wednesday that the congressman learned details of an allegation of sexual assault against Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax (D-VA) over a year ago, according to a report. Dr. Vanessa Tyson, the California professor who is accusing of Fairfax of sexual assault, reached out to Scott’s office by email on November 29th, […]

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National Organization for Women Calls on Justin Fairfax to Resign

The National Organization for Women, one of the country’s largest self-described “feminist” groups, called on Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax (D-VA) to resign Wednesday, hours after his accuser went public with an allegation of sexual assault. “Dr. Vanessa Tyson has made the brave decision to come forward and reveal in her own words what happened between […]

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Kirk Cox: Mark Herring Should Resign Amid Blackface Scandal

Virginia House Speaker Kirk Cox called on Attorney General Mark Herring to resign Wednesday, noting that Herring called on Gov. Ralph Northam to resign for wearing blackface. Herring admitted to wearing blackface on Wednesday. On Wednesday, Herring admitted to wearing blackface during a college party in the 1980s to look like rapper Kurtis Blow. In the […]

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Dr. Vanessa Tyson Breaks Silence: Justin Fairfax ‘Forced Me to Perform Oral Sex’

Dr. Vanessa Tyson, the woman accusing Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax (D) of sexual assault, broke her silence Wednesday afternoon about the purported incident. Tyson, through her law firm, Katz Marshall & Banks, released a lengthy statement detailing her allegation against the embattled Virginia Democrat. “With tremendous anguish, I am now sharing this information about my experience and setting the record straight,” […]

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