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The Supreme Court hearings for Brett Kavanaugh began in an uproar, when the Senate was given 42,000 pages of the judge’s papers less than 24hrs before the hearing. University of Washington law professor Lisa Manheim explains how likely that is to matter.

Missing: Seattle charm. Please call with information (reward on request). Crosscut’s Knute Berger is longing for the city as it used to be.

Will other parents judge you for leaving the kids in the car while you go into a store? More to the point: will they call Child Protective Services? Author Kim Brooks’ new book Small Animals: Parenthood in the Age of Fear, speaks with Bill Radke and Seattle author Clare Dederer.

Paul Allen donated $100,000 to a GOP group intent on keeping the house. Colin Kaepernick’s Nike ad drove some to YouTube to burn their branded gear. Senior editor at The Athletic Stephen Cohen joined us to break down the outrage of ideological purity that’s spreading through the world of sports.

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