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Sexual Harassment

  1. scandals
    Everyone Who Has Called for Governor Cuomo to ResignAs the scandal over COVID policies is compounded by harassment allegations, a growing number of elected officials say he must resign or be impeached.
  2. politics
    Prominent Democrats Call for Cuomo to ResignAs a raft of officials called for his ouster, Cuomo labeled the idea of quitting over harassment allegations “anti-Democratic.”
  3. politics
    More Former Aides Allege Misconduct by CuomoTwo more women have come forward publicly to describe distressing encounters with Cuomo, while other staffers say he fostered a toxic workplace.
  4. politics
    Cuomo Says He’s ‘Embarrassed’ About Sexual-Harassment Claims, But Won’t ResignThe governor apologized again for making people “feel uncomfortable” but insisted he “never touched anyone inappropriately.”
  5. politics
    Cuomo Accused by Third Woman, Who Says He Grabbed and Kissed HerAnna Ruch says the governor put his hand on her bare lower back, then grabbed her cheeks and asked to kiss her at a 2019 wedding.
  6. the city politic
    ‘It Sickened Me’: De Blasio Rips Cuomo Over Sexual-Harassment ClaimsThe mayor accused Cuomo of “letting himself off the hook” in his response to the scandal and suggested he should resign if the allegations are true.
  7. andrew cuomo
    Cuomo Turns Over Sexual Harassment Investigation to New York Attorney GeneralThe governor also offered a limited apology for anyone who “misinterpreted” his actions as “unwanted flirtation.”
  8. sexual harassment
    Another Cuomo Aide Has Accused Him of Sexual HarassmentFormer aide Charlotte Bennett says Cuomo asked her inappropriate questions about her sex life in a pair of disturbing encounters last spring.
  9. politics
    De Blasio Calls for Probe Into Sexual Harassment Allegations Against CuomoThe mayor called the allegations “disturbing” and joined a bipartisan group of New York lawmakers demanding a probe.
  10. politics
    Former Aide Accuses Governor Cuomo of Sexual HarassmentLindsey Boylan says she endured years of sexual harassment from Cuomo, and resigned in 2018 after he kissed her in a meeting without her consent.
  11. power
    Andrew Cuomo Accused of Sexual Harassment by Former StafferA former aide has accused the New York governor of sexually harassing her “for years.” A rep for Cuomo denies the claims.
  12. media
    The Fall of TroyHearst hired a belligerent leader to disrupt its magazine business. Then fired him mid-disruption. Now it’s left with — what, exactly?
  13. the law
    Yale Law Professor Jed Rubenfeld Suspended for Sexual HarassmentThe university found he had harassed students over decades. Rubenfeld says, “I became a target of people making false allegations.”
  14. obituaries
    RIP Herman Cain, Pizza Magnate and Proto-TrumpCain was a viable 2012 presidential candidate until sexual-misconduct allegations brought him down fast.
  15. sexual harassment
    Bloomberg Releases Women Who Complained About His Comments From Their NDAsThe billionaire presidential candidate also said that his company would stop using confidentiality agreements for sexual harassment claims.
  16. metoo
    Another Woman Says Al Franken Groped HerFranken said, “I feel terrible that anyone came away from an interaction with me feeling bad.”
  17. scandals
    What We Learned From The New Yorker’s Al Franken StoryThe USO skit wasn’t written for Leeann Tweeden, Sean Hannity knew about the groping photo a decade earlier, and Franken regrets resigning.
  18. sexting
    Pennsylvania GOP Chair Resigns Amid Sexting ScandalVal DiGiorgio allegedly sent explicit texts to a local candidate, then compounded his error by trying to shut up his electronic paramour.
  19. politics
    Pete Buttigieg: “I Would Not Have” Pressured Al Franken to ResignThat puts Mayor Pete at odds with nearly everyone else running for the Democratic nomination.
  20. sexual harassment
    McDonald’s Workers Say Time’s Up on Sexual HarassmentBacked by the Fight for 15, the ACLU, and the legal fund that grew out of #MeToo, fast-food employees are pushing for a safer workplace.
  21. power
    What Would Have Changed If Biden Had Stood Up for Anita Hill?“The cultural shift we saw after #MeToo might have began in 1991,” Hill writes in an op-ed, if Biden hadn’t mishandled her hearing.
  22. politics
    Joe Biden Responds to Lucy Flores: ‘Men Should Pay Attention’The former vice-president says he “may not recall these moments the same way, and I may be surprised at what I hear.”
  23. vision 2020
    Kirsten Gillibrand Can’t Afford a #MeToo ProblemAccusations that she mishandled a staffer’s sexual-misconduct claim may hit particularly hard, as her 2020 campaign has focused on gender inequality.
  24. politics
    What Happened to the 20 Women Who Accused Trump of Sexual MisconductThe list grew again this week when a former Trump campaign staffer claimed in a lawsuit that he kissed her without her consent during the 2016 race.
  25. technology
    Google Sued for Allegedly Covering Up Sexual Harassment by Former ExecsThe shareholders are asking a former Google exec who resigned over sexual misconduct to return $90 million in exit payouts.
  26. bernie sanders
    Bernie 2016 Staffers: Sexual Harassment Claims Were Brushed Off, IgnoredThe senator apologized to the women and says he knew nothing of their claims.
  27. power
    Congress to Make Members Actually Pay for Their Own Harassment SettlementsThe settlements had previously been funded with taxpayer money.
  28. 2018 midterms
    Did Feinstein’s Performance During Kavanaugh Hearings Hurt Her Reelection?On the one hand, most Democrats defended her actions. On the other, Republicans may decide to vote for her progressive opponent.
  29. Rep. Esty Forced to Retire After Scandal Over Abusive StafferThe Connecticut Democrat’s political demise was quick, and could even open up a rare 2018 opportunity for Republicans.
  30. sexual harassment
    Congresswoman Apologizes for Keeping Alleged Abuser on Staff for MonthsAfter a fellow staffer said Elizabeth Esty’s chief of staff threatened and harassed her, she sent him off with severance pay and a job recommendation.
  31. politics
    CPAC Speaker Needed Security Escort After Flagging Trump’s Sexual MisconductMona Charen chided conservatives for ignoring the president’s treatment of women, and later urged others to help fight off Trumpism.
  32. power
    The Case for Impeaching Clarence ThomasIt’s time to re-examine the evidence that he not only committed serial sexual harassment, but lied about it.
  33. Libertarian Think Tank Let Boss Sexually Harass WorkersFor decades, ex–Cato Institute president Ed Crane subjected female employees to serial sexual harassment.
  34. New California Poll Shows Feinstein Doing Well, Republicans Doing PoorlyCalifornia’s new voting system will be perilous for the GOP, which may have no general-election candidates for governor or senator.
  35. Trump Team Tends to Defend Alleged Abusers, Unless They’re DemocratsAny White House staffer dismayed by how top officials handled the Rob Porter abuse allegations hasn’t been paying attention.
  36. Steve Wynn Resigns As CEO of Wynn Resorts Amid Sexual-Misconduct AllegationsIt’s unclear whether this is enough to make the RNC give back donations from its former finance chairman.
  37. politics
    Senator Marco Rubio Fires Chief of Staff Over Misconduct AllegationsRubio didn’t specify that the misconduct was sexual harassment, but it seemed to be implied.
  38. Steve Wynn Resigns As RNC Finance Chair After Sexual-Misconduct AllegationsThe casino mogul has been accused of long-standing sexual misconduct toward his employees.
  39. Congress Fears Release of Bombshell Sexual-Misconduct Exposé That May Not ExistMeanwhile, more lawmakers are embracing calls to reform the current reporting system, which doesn’t satisfy victims or the accused.
  40. the sports section
    Panthers Owner Jerry Richardson to Sell Team Amid Sexual Misconduct AllegationsThe announcement came hours after a report said former employees received settlements over Richardson’s sexual and racial misconduct.
  41. The Rock May Run for President When He Can Get Around to ItIn what is increasingly not just a joke, Dwayne Johnson says he’s mulling a presidential campaign, but not until he has time, probably in 2024.
  42. Kansas Democrat Is First Female Political Casualty of the ‘Reckoning’An old company settlement with a man alleging sexual harassment brought down the promising congressional candidacy of Andrea Ramsey.
  43. the law
    Is the Judiciary Ready to Handle Harassment Charges?The case of Alex Kozinski, a top appellate judge who has been accused of making unwanted overtures to female clerks, will tell.
  44. Female Lieutenant Governor Poised to Take Franken’s SeatIf the Minnesota senator resigns, Tina Smith is expected to take his place in the Senate — but only for one year.
  45. What Precedents Will Democrats Set in Forcing Franken’s Resignation?There are some key questions Democrats should prepare for in determining how they — and the country — deal with future incidents of sexual misconduct.
  46. Democratic Senators Call on Al Franken to ResignAfter a seventh woman accused Franken of sexual harassment Wednesday, several of the senator’s colleagues called on him to step down.
  47. Woman Says Democratic Congressman Harassed Her During CampaignNevada’s Ruben Kihuen is the latest lawmaker to face allegations.
  48. select all
    Venture Capitalist Shervin Pishevar Accused of Sexual MisconductFive women have spoken out about the Uber investor’s behavior.
  49. Report: Congressional Black Caucus Members Calling on Conyers to ResignTwo lawmakers have publicly called for his resignation.
  50. Nancy Pelosi Punts on Whether John Conyers Should Quit“He’s done a great deal to protect women.”
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