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Senate passes sexual harassment bill after months of dispute, and taxpayers will no longer foot the bill to settle harassment claims against members of Congress

The Senate passed a sexual harassment reform bill on Thursday by unanimous consent. The legislation streamlines the harassment claims process and stops settlements from being paid for by taxpayer dollars. The Senate passed a bill to address sexual harassment accusations on Capitol Hill Thursday, moving forward on legislation that had […]
Senate passes sexual harassment bill after months of dispute, and taxpayers will no longer foot the bill to settle harassment claims against members of Congress
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9 members of Congress who were forced out of office by sexual misconduct scandals

Nine members of the 115th US Congress have had to step down after allegations of sexual misconduct against them became public. This wave of scandals stemmed from the #MeToo movement, the rising national conversation on workplace sexual harassment after highly publicized allegations of predatory behaviour by prominent men in media […]
9 members of Congress who were forced out of office by sexual misconduct scandals
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Top House Democrat facing sexual misconduct allegations has been hospitalized for a stress-related illness

Democratic Rep. John Conyers has been hospitalized amid growing allegations of sexual misconduct. The illness is reportedly stress-related. Conyers is the longest-serving member of Congress, first elected in 1964. Democratic Rep. John Conyers, the longest-serving member of Congress, has been hospitalized with a stress-related illness amid growing allegations of sexual […]
Top House Democrat facing sexual misconduct allegations has been hospitalized for a stress-related illness
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‘We’re dragging our heels, protecting our colleagues’: Younger Democrats are fed up with slow-moving sexual harassment investigation into Rep. John Conyers

Michigan Rep. John Conyers has been embroiled in a sexual misconduct scandal, which some Democrats say warrants a resignation. Democratic leaders are sticking to the process before handing down judgment, angering younger members. A bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced a bill to scrap the process by which Congress covers up […]
‘We’re dragging our heels, protecting our colleagues’: Younger Democrats are fed up with slow-moving sexual harassment investigation into Rep. John Conyers
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A Democratic congresswoman walked out of meeting on sexual harassment, saying, ‘I don’t have time for meetings that aren’t real’

Rep. Kathleen Rice abruptly left the Democratic Caucus meeting on Wednesday, saying Democrats were not being serious about sexual-harassment allegations against Rep. John Conyers. Rice is one of two Democratic lawmakers to demand that Conyers resign from Congress. Rep. Kathleen Rice, the New York Democrat, walked out of the House […]
A Democratic congresswoman walked out of meeting on sexual harassment, saying, ‘I don’t have time for meetings that aren’t real’