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MOMENTS: Kavanaugh and accuser speak out at hearing

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WASHINGTON -- Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh addressed the Senate Judiciary committee after Dr. Christine Blasey Ford publicly accused him of sexual assault while they were teenagers.

Ford told the panel: "I believe it is my civic duty to tell you what happened to me ... I believed he was going to rape me."

Kavanaugh used his time to emotionally deny the accusation.

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