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Sarah D. Wire

Sarah D. Wire came to the Los Angeles Times in 2015 to write about California’s 55-member congressional delegation after covering politics in Washington for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. She has been a statehouse reporter for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and Associated Press bureaus in Idaho and Missouri. Wire, a Colorado native, is a graduate of the University of Missouri.
Trump, backing Kavanaugh, calls allegations of sexual misconduct 'political'

President Trump on Monday continued to stand behind his embattled Supreme Court nominee, Brett M. Kavanaugh, calling him “an outstanding person” and dismissing a second woman’s accusation of sexual misconduct as being part of an “unfair, unjust” political attack.

New sexual abuse allegations roil Kavanaugh nomination

Hours after Christine Blasey Ford's attorneys commit to a Senate hearing on Thursday, a new allegation of sexual misconduct emerges against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, this one reported by the New Yorker magazine. The White House and Kavanaugh swiftly issue denials.

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