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Congress details some payouts to sexual harassment accusers
The Congressional office that has been using taxpayer funds to secretly settle cases of sexual harassment on Capitol Hill lifted the veil on a sliver of data today, showing that between 2007 and 2017 it paid out $115,000 to staffers who had filed workplace sexual harassment complaints while
Since 2012, Congress has paid out $84,000 to settle one sexual harassment claim
Since Oct. 1, 2012 Congress has paid out $84,000 to settle one sexual harassment claim for House offices, House Administration Chairman Gregg Harper, R-Mississippi, told ABC News Friday. The settlement, one of a total of six House claims covering a variety of complaints, settled since the beginning
John Conyers pressured to resign amid sex misconduct allegations
A lawyer for Rep. John Conyers said he will not step aside as the congressman is hospitalized for a stress-related illness and faces bipartisan calls to resign.
The Note: Trump's 'huge' year could lead to a bumpy road for GOP in 2018
The TAKE with Rick Klein Take Trumpism and combine it with the potency of traditional Republicanism and a powerful force emerges – perhaps strong enough to deliver a sweeping tax cut , and a long-absent victory for the GOP . But while this week could still bring a very big win for President Donald
Matt Lauer responds to allegations of 'inappropriate sexual behavior'
"There are no words to express my sorrow and regret for the pain I have caused others," part of Lauer's statement read.
Congress secretly paid nearly $100,000 to settle harassment claims against disgraced congressman
The Congressional Office of Compliance secretly paid close to $100,000 in taxpayer funds to settle sexual harassment claims from at least two young male staffers who worked for disgraced former Congressman Eric Massa , multiple sources with direct knowledge of the matter told ABC News. The claims
John Conyers hospitalized in Detroit for effects of stress
While Democrats pressure him to step down, his lawyer said he has no plans to resign.
Rick Perry vs. Conventional Wisdom (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) Though the conventional wisdom continues to harden around Mitt Romney as the “inevitable” nominee, day in and day out, Rick Perry is trying to prove it wrong. The Texas governor is bringing experienced, non-Texan advisers into ...
The Note: Testing The Fragile Front-Runner Theory: Mitt Romney’s Opponents Take Aim
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) He’s been called the “fragile frontrunner” yet no one has been able to put a crack in presidential candidate Mitt Romney -- at least not yet. This week, however, a whole bunch...
Cost of Congressional Gyms Kept Secret
The House and Senate gymnasiums are taxpayer-subsidized perks shrouded in secrecy. The public and press are not allowed inside to even see what they look like and their costs are buried in various budgets. The gyms are kept out of plain sight. There are no signs outside the doors and the only way