Christine Blasey Ford, with lawyers Debra S. Katz (L) and Michael R. Bromwich. Photo: Melina Mara-Pool/Getty Images

Christine Blasey Ford gave an emotional testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday as she participated in hours of questioning from both Democrats and career prosecutor Rachel Mitchell.

Between the lines: The 11 Republican men on the committee delegated their questions to a female prosecutor, while their Democratic counterparts used the bulk of their time to praise Ford’s courage.

Ford is sworn in before testifying. Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images
Ford seated before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Photo: Tom Williams-Pool/Getty Images
Rachel Mitchell, counsel, questions Christine Blasey Ford as Senators Sasse, Cruz, Lee and Cornyn listen. Photo: Tom Williams-Pool/Getty Images
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A woman listens to stories of sexual violence at an anti-Kavanaugh protest. Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images
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US Representative Carolyn Maloney listens to Christine Blasey Ford testify. Photo: Andrew Harnik/AFP/Getty Images
Ford and her attorneys Debra Katz and Michael Bromwich. Photo: Michael Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images

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At least 15 states broke their single-day novel coronavirus infection records this week, according to state health department data reviewed by Axios.

The big picture: The number of coronavirus cases increased in the vast majority of states over the last week, and decreased in only two states plus the District of Columbia, Axios' Andrew Withershoop and Caitlin Owens report.

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In photos: America celebrates July 4 during global pandemic

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The U.S. has already celebrated Easter, graduations and so much more during the coronavirus pandemic, and now it can add July 4 to the list.

The state of play: Axios' Stef Kight writes public parades and fireworks displays around much of the country are being canceled to prevent mass gatherings where the virus could spread. Hot-dog contests and concerts will play to empty stands and virtual audiences — all while American pride treads an all-time low.