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Sexual Harassment

  1. power
    Congress to Make Members Actually Pay for Their Own Harassment SettlementsThe settlements had previously been funded with taxpayer money.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. Libertarian Think Tank Let Boss Sexually Harass WorkersFor decades, ex–Cato Institute president Ed Crane subjected female employees to serial sexual harassment.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. Steve Wynn Resigns As RNC Finance Chair After Sexual-Misconduct AllegationsThe casino mogul has been accused of long-standing sexual misconduct toward his employees.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. Woman Says Democratic Congressman Harassed Her During CampaignNevada’s Ruben Kihuen is the latest lawmaker to face allegations.
  22. select all
    Venture Capitalist Shervin Pishevar Accused of Sexual MisconductFive women have spoken out about the Uber investor’s behavior.
  23. Report: Congressional Black Caucus Members Calling on Conyers to ResignTwo lawmakers have publicly called for his resignation.
  24. Nancy Pelosi Punts on Whether John Conyers Should Quit“He’s done a great deal to protect women.”
  25. 10 Reasons for Liberals to Be Thankful This YearYes, the Trump nightmare continues, but there are growing signs of morning light.
  26. Conyers Settled Sexual-Harassment Complaint Using Taxpayer Money: ReportCongress has a secretive process for handling sexual-misconduct allegations. Will a complaint against a top Democratic congressman change that?
  27. Another Sexual-Misconduct Allegation Made Against Al FrankenThis time, the allegation involves an act committed after Franken became a senator.
  28. Trump Condemns Al Franken, Still Has Nothing to Say About Roy MooreWhile he won’t discuss the GOP candidate, he speculated that the Democrat’s behavior might have been even worse, and called him a childish nickname.
  29. New Republic Publisher Hamilton Fish Takes Leave Pending Harassment ProbeSeveral staffers raised concerns about “interactions between Ham Fish and a number of women employees,” according to magazine owner Win McCormack.
  30. O’Reilly Apologizes for Dragging Colleague’s Dead Son Into Harassment ScandalA gross situation.
  31. select all
    The Biggest Forum in Gaming Is Down Following Harassment AllegationsThe movement to bring abuse and harassment to light reaches video games’ biggest fan forum.
  32. Trump Subpoenaed for Documents Related to Sexual-Assault AllegationsSummer Zervos’s lawyers want the Trump campaign’s documents related to her and other women who have accused Trump of sexual misconduct.
  33. Title IX Enforcement Is Such a Mess Right NowThe most recent bizarre Title IX case involves a student whose university told her, despite her protestations otherwise, that she was a victim.
  34. select all
    Male Tech CEO Posed As Sexual-Assault Victim to Screw Over a CompetitorThe anonymous blog post was traced back to Brandon Katayama Hill’s home IP address.
  35. select all
    VR Start-up Sued for Sexual Harassment, Office Allegedly Had a ‘Kink Room’Another tech company faces allegations of rampant discrimination.
  36. Pundit Says Hannity Inviting Her Back to His Hotel Wasn’t Sexual HarassmentDebbie Schlussel says the incident was “weird and creepy” but that she wouldn’t call it “sexual harassment.”
  37. media
    O’Reilly’s Team Accidentally Forwarded Strategy Emails to ReporterA day before he was fired, the Fox News host told his attorneys, “You all should know that I will not put up with much more from FNC.”
  38. columbia university
    Columbia Professor Sues University for Sexual Harassment“I felt really betrayed. I thought the university should have solved this.”
  39. Hot-Yoga Guru Ordered to Pay $925K in Sexual-Harassment JudgmentNow who’s sweating?
  40. fighting irish
    Notre Dame Tutor Fired Amid Sex ScandalThe student was allegedly harassed “with racially-charged comments about his sexual prowess and genitalia.”
  41. oh congress!
    Congressman Who Owns ‘Blow-me.org’ Sued for Sexual HarassmentBy his former communications director.
  42. stand clear of the closing doors
    This Dude Exposed Himself to a Woman on the E TrainThe woman took a (safe-for-work) photo.
  43. gross things
    Man Arrested for Taking Up-Skirt Video in Union Square Subway StationHave a vigilant spring, ladies.
  44. gross things
    NYPD Sergeant Accused of All Types of Sexual Harassment Against Fellow CopA revolting new lawsuit.
  45. oh albany!
    Upstate Politician Definitely Disgusting Although he denies sexually harassing his staff, the evidence against Dennis Gabryszak is gross.
  46. oh albany!
    Buffalo Assemblyman Steps Down, Says Sexual Harassment Was Just ‘Mutual Banter’He doesn’t sound very sorry.
  47. terrible things
    Bosses in NYC Can Sexually Harass Unpaid Interns, Judge RulesThey’re not covered by Human Rights Law.
  48. stay classy san diego
    San Diego Forgot to Tell Mayor Filner Not to Sexually Harass EmployeesPoor guy.
  49. stay classy san diego
    Filner Asks to Have His Legal Fees Covered, San Diego Sues Him InsteadNothing an extremely brief stint in therapy can’t fix.
  50. early and awkward
    San Diego Mayor Bob Filner Gets Even Less ClassyWe’re not even mad. That’s amazing.
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