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It’s Impossible to Watch Amy Coney Barrett Without Thinking of Christine Blasey Ford

Two years later, another woman faces the Senate Judiciary Committee, with a very different reception from the GOP

Christine Blasey Ford chats with her attorneys as she testifies before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee in 2018. Photo: Saul Loeb-Pool/Getty Images

Amy Coney Barrett, a “tireless mother of seven,” as Chuck Grassley and other Republican senators insist on pointing out, has spent all…




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Michelle Legro

Michelle Legro

Deputy Editor, GEN. Previously an editor for Topic, Longreads, The New Republic, and Lapham’s Quarterly.

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