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**This episode contains explicit details about alleged sexual misconduct and may not be suitable for all listeners** Deborah Ramirez has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of exposing himself to her during a drunken party at Yale. Kavanaugh denies the accusations, and Republicans are calling it a smear campaign. Plus, amid rumors that he suggested wearing wires around the president, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein's future in the job is in question. This episode: political reporter Asma Khalid, national political correspondent Mara Liasson, Congressional reporter Kelsey Snell, and justice correspondent Carrie Johnson. Email the show at email@example.com. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.