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Sexual Misconduct

  1. vision 2020
    Kavanaugh’s Impeachment May Have Just Become a 2020 IssueMultiple Democratic presidential candidates said Congress should hold Justice Kavanaugh accountable in response to new sexual misconduct allegations.
  2. the national interest
    This Sounds Crazy, But Trump’s Rape Denial Might Not Be True“He’s denied it. That’s all I needed to hear,” says Lindsey Graham.
  3. 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.
  4. federal reserve
    Trump Finally Pulls Plug on Cain for FedCain pushed back against Senate hostility to his Fed ambitions, but his baggage proved to be all too much.
  5. 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.
  6. supreme court
    GOP Rejects Kavanaugh Accuser’s Call for FBI Probe After Saying They Want FactsSenator Grassley said he’ll limit testimony to Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, and quickly rejected her request for a full investigation.
  7. supreme court
    3 GOP Senators Open to Delaying Kavanaugh Vote Over Sexual Assault ClaimFlake and Corker said senators must learn about the attempted rape allegation before voting, and Murkowski said they “might” need to delay.
  8. catholic church
    Archbishop Claims Pope Francis Was Complicit in Cardinal’s AbusesA controversial archbishop has alleged that Pope Francis and other Vatican officials covered up and enabled a cardinal’s sexual misconduct.
  9. keith ellison
    Franken Resignation Casts Long Shadow on Keith EllisonDemocrats, especially in Minnesota, don’t want Ellison to suffer Franken’s fate, but also don’t want a double standard.
  10. Judge Tells Trump He Can Be Deposed in Summer Zervos Sexual Harassment SuitTrump’s lawyers are appealing and will likely seek delays, but his claim he can’t be sued as a sitting president has taken another hit.
  11. Iowa Democratic Candidate for Governor Forced Out of Race by Groping AllegationsA promising young legislator named Nate Boulton folded his campaign quickly after conceding the substance of multiple allegations of misconduct.
  12. Missouri’s Attorney General Recommends More Charges for Governor GreitensThe Missouri governor’s already on trial for felony violation of privacy. Now the state’s attorney general is recommending campaign-finance charges.
  13. 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.
  14. Kelly ‘Shocked’ by Porter Abuse Claims, Which the White House Already Knew AboutThe White House chief of staff released a statement condemning domestic violence — but said he also stands by previous comments praising his aide.
  15. Steve Wynn Resigns As RNC Finance Chair After Sexual-Misconduct AllegationsThe casino mogul has been accused of long-standing sexual misconduct toward his employees.
  16. Roy Moore’s Candidacy Was in Trouble Even Before the Sexual-Abuse AllegationsJoe Trippi argues that abuse allegations against Roy Moore changed the focus of the race from the judge’s crazy record to the hated national media.
  17. Democratic Congressman Won’t Run for Reelection Amid Harassment AccusationsSeveral women have come forward alleging Ruben Kihuen behaved inappropriately with them.
  18. Franken Resigns Without Confessing Any WrongdoingAfter announcing he would step down “in the coming weeks,” Franken blasts Trump and Roy Moore for not facing such repercussions.
  19. early and often
    McConnell Backs Away From Condemnation of Roy MooreNow he says it’s up to Alabama voters to decide.
  20. Trump and Alabama GOP Stick With an Embattled Roy MooreThe state GOP could have kept Moore from getting any votes, and Trump could have possibly talked him into quitting. But neither is getting in his way.
  21. Roy Moore’s Lawyer Is Just As Nutty As Roy MooreIn a a sloppily drafted letter threatening legal action, and two inept TV appearances, Moore’s lawyer is managing to hurt his client’s case.
  22. Moore Responds to Sexual Misconduct Allegations With Evasive ManeuversMoore denies he committed crimes against teenage girls, but can’t or won’t deny creepy behavior, which undermines his credibility.
  23. Politics Chat: What Will the GOP Do With Moore’s Sexual Misconduct Allegations?Five Daily Intel staffers try to parse the GOP’s options. It’s going to be a mess.
  24. Roy Moore’s Troubles Could Open a Door to a Democratic SenateIt’s early days, but allegations of predatory behavior by the Alabamian could reduce the GOP’s Senate margin to one vote.