All posts tagged "Sexual Harassment"

  • Al Franken Thanks His Supporters Before His Impending Resignation

    Speaking on Thursday in Minneapolis, Senator Al Franken thanked his supporters and promised to keep fighting for Democratic causes. “Serving the people of Minnesota in the United States Senate has been the honor of my life, and...

    • Posted December 29, 2017
  • Sen. Chuck Schumer
    Schumer Hands Over Fake Sexual Harassment Claim To Cops

    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) is working with Capitol Police to determine who authored a forged document that falsely accuses him of sexually harassing a former staffer. Both Schumer and the staffer are denying the validity...

    • Posted December 13, 2017
  • Trump Sends Tweet Harassing US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

    In what was an appalling tweet that made thousands of Twitter users shake their heads in disgust, President Donald Trump took his frustrations against a U.S. senator public, engaging in rhetoric that many are labeling as targeted...

    • Posted December 12, 2017
  • Women Alleging Sexual Assaults Renew Their Push Against Trump

    Women who have accused President Donald Trump of sexual assault in the past are renewing their calls for him to be investigated for his actions — and to possibly resign from office. Recognizing that the #MeToo movement...

    • Posted December 11, 2017
  • GOP Rep. Trent Franks To Resign Amid Harassment Claims

    Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) announced on Thursday that he will resign from Congress at the end of January as he faces an ethics investigation over alleged remarks he made to female staffers. Franks spoke about the investigation...

    • Posted December 8, 2017
  • Sen. Tim Kaine
    Kaine Wants to Release Harassment Settlement Info

    Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) is calling upon the Senate to release information about the prevalence of sexual harassment claims and settlements against members of the Senate, including how many claims exist in total and how much each...

    • Posted December 8, 2017
  • Tina Smith
    Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith Likely Pick To Replace Franken

    The Minneapolis Star Tribune is reporting that Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton, a Democrat, will likely appoint Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to serve in Al Franken’s seat upon his resignation from the Senate. Franken announced that he would...

    • Posted December 7, 2017
  • Sen. Al Franken
    Al Franken Resigns Amid Allegations Of Sexual Harassment

    Facing several allegations of inappropriately touching women over the past decade or more, U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) announced his resignation. His departure will not be immediate, he said, but will occur within the “coming weeks.” "In...

    • Posted December 7, 2017
  • ‘Silence Breakers’ Are TIME Magazine’s Person Of The Year

    Although President Donald Trump said that the publication had contacted him about the honor — and he claimed he had rejected it — TIME Magazine on Wednesday didn’t name him its Person of the Year. In fact,...

    • Posted December 6, 2017
  • John Conyers To Resign From Office Amid Sexual Allegations

    Rep. John Conyers, a Democrat from Michigan who has served in Congress since 1965, is resigning from office. Conyers’s resignation comes after several women came forward accusing Conyers of sexual misconduct, including using his congressional resources to...

    • Posted December 5, 2017