Turning sexual assault into a politically partisan issue Posted in: Opinions Joe Biden is facing allegations of sexual assault made by Tara Reade, a former staffer when he was a senator in the mid-1990s. Biden’s pretty much been allowed to ignore these allegations so far, even as pressure mounts on him to finally address them. For the record, I have no ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!