Elizabeth Mann

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Seventh senator says Trump should resign

A seventh senator on Thursday called on President Donald Trump to resign amid renewed attention to past allegations of sexual harassment and assault.<p>Sen. Kamala Harris on Thursday called for President Donald Trump to resign.<p>On Tuesday Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) told NBC News that Trump is a …

Donald Trump

Trump seeks to dismiss sexual harassment allegations as 'fake news'

President Trump on Tuesday sought to discredit both the news media and some of the women who have accused him of sexual harassment, calling the allegations against him “fabricated stories” and “fake news.”<p>“Despite thousands of hours wasted and many millions of dollars spent, the Democrats have been …

Sexual Harassment In The Workplace? Americans Think It Can't Possibly Happen In Their Office

Most Americans do not think sexual harassment could possibly be a problem in their own workplace — though pretty much everyone knows it is happening …

A Crowdsourced Survey of Sexual Harassment in the Academy

Sexual harassment is rampant in the academy as it is in every other industry. The entrenched hierarchies of the academic world, the small size of …

Is Exposing Yourself Sexual Harassment? 1 In 4 Men Don't Think So, A New Poll Says

As more powerful men across major industries face repercussions for allegations of sexual misconduct, a new survey found that one in four men don't …

John Oliver confronts Dustin Hoffman in tense exchange about sexual harassment

<b>John Oliver; Dustin Hoffman (AP/Charles Sykes/Getty/Jamie McCarthy)</b><p>“It feels like a cop-out to say ‘it wasn’t me.’ Do you understand how that feels like a dismissal?”<p>Charlie May<p>December 5, 2017 4:08pm (UTC)<p>An otherwise calm Q&A at New York City's 92nd Street Y turned into a tense exchange when …

Sexual Harassment

The one man in America who continues to be “safe” from sexual harassment allegations is the president

Nobody can deny the ground has shifted in America. Formerly invincible men are tumbling one by one as victims come out with their stories of sexual assault. Some, like Harvey Weinstein, were already fading from power, but others, like Louis CK, were still at the height of it.<p>Yet one man continues …

Sexual Harassment

Congress gets back to work with clock ticking on tax reform

Congress returns Tuesday from Thanksgiving recess, giving Capitol Hill roughly 15 days before leaving town until January to get a string of key legislative items, most notably tax reform, to President Donald Trump’s desk by the end of the year.<p>Senate Republicans are considering a trigger that would …

Previewing the key artists, races and storylines for Tuesday's Grammy nominations

Now that Thanksgiving is behind us, it's time for the entertainment industry to turn its attention toward its favorite time of the year: awards season.<p>Tuesday morning will bring the nominations for the Grammy Awards, which are expected to drop at 5:30 a.m. The major categories will be unveiled on …

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Previewing the key artists, races and storylines for Tuesday's Grammy nominations

Now that Thanksgiving is behind us, it's time for the entertainment industry to turn its attention toward its favorite time of the year: awards …

Previewing the key artists, races and storylines for Tuesday’s Grammy nominations

Kendrick Lamar is likely to win the major hip-hop awards. The bigger question, then, is whether he wins everything at the Grammys.<p>So will voters feel …

Previewing the key artists, races and storylines for Tuesday’s Grammy nominations

Kendrick Lamar is likely to win the major hip-hop awards. The bigger question, then, is whether he wins everything at the Grammys.<p>So will voters feel …

Trump Is Quietly Making It Even Harder To Report Sexual Harassment And Discrimination

The White House has been trying to shut women up this whole time.<p>To the droves of women speaking up about sexual harassment and discrimination, the Trump administration’s message is clear: Shut up.<p>Behind the scenes, and mostly through executive orders, the White House is making it harder for women …

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SC Democrat Rep. Jim Cyburn on sexual harassment in Congress | McClatchy Washington Bureau

U.S. Rep. Jim Clyburn could find himself in hot water.<p>A flippant response the Columbia Democrat made to reporters while walking in the Capitol is …

Bill seeks transparency on lawmakers' harassment settlements

Matt Lauer fired: A look at the fallen 'Today' star's career

Longtime “Today” show host Matt Lauer was fired from NBC due to “inappropriate sexual behavior,” the network announced in November.<p>And on Jan. 2, NBC kicked off the new year by naming Hoda Kotb as Lauer’s “Today” replacement. She will co-host the morning show’s first two hours with Savannah Guthrie …

Fans of Ann Curry reveling in Matt Lauer’s demise

Fans of former “Today” show co-host Ann Curry are reveling in Matt Lauer’s downfall.<p>Lauer, axed Wednesday over sexual misconduct allegations, was …

The Today show pushed out talented women. It kept Matt Lauer around for years.

Remember Ann Curry and Tamron Hall?<p><i>Today</i> co-anchor Savannah Guthrie announced live on air that Matt Lauer had been terminated from his job over allegations of sexual harassment. He is the latest in a slew of high-powered men in media to have fallen after such allegations have emerged, including …

Details emerge on Matt Lauer's alleged history of sexual misconduct following 'Today' firing

Following NBC News Chairman Andy Lack's announcement on Wednesday morning that Matt Lauer had been fired from NBC News, more details have emerged on the longtime anchor's alleged history with sexual misconduct.<p>According to a handful of journalists on Twitter, multiple outlets had been working on …

Fired 'Today' host Matt Lauer's contract was reportedly worth $25 million a year — here's how that compares to other top TV show hosts

This is the latest bombshell revelation of a powerful man in entertainment who has been taken down due to sexual misconduct allegations.<p>Though it's too soon to tell what the ramifications will be for "Today" in the battle for morning ratings, it's clear NBC has lost one of its major players. That's …

Matt Lauer Has Always Had Problems With Women on the TODAY Show

The firing of TODAY Show host Matt Lauer—the second morning-TV host from one of the three major networks, after Charlie Rose, to lose his job this …

Matt Lauer's firing from NBC unleashes Twitter torrent

A tornado tore through Twitter after what has been called "the pervnado" took down yet another high-profile star.<p>NBC News announced Wednesday that “Today” show co-host Matt Lauer had been fired after the company received a detailed complaint from a colleague Monday night “about inappropriate sexual …

NBC Fires Matt Lauer Over Misconduct Allegations

The fast-moving national reckoning over sexual harassment in the workplace toppled another television news star on Wednesday when NBC fired Matt Lauer, the co-host of its most profitable franchise, “Today,” after an allegation of inappropriate sexual behavior with a subordinate.<p>The downfall of Mr. …

Media Industry

Congress confronts jam-packed December with shutdown deadline looming

Congress will return to Washington this week to confront a series of highly charged partisan issues as a deadline for extending government funding approaches, raising the specter of a December government shutdown.<p>Leaders of both parties have publicly played down the possibility of a showdown next …

Republicans

Congress must investigate pandemic sexual harassment — including claims against Trump

Given the pace of sexual harassment and abuse complaints against sitting members of Congress, the House and Senate ethics committees should staff up. They are likely to be busy over the next year. Beyond the individual cases of impropriety, however, lies the broader, horrifying scourge of sexual …

Sexual Harassment

Waste, Fraud And Abuse As Senate Moves On Tax Cut Bill

History will be made this week on the Senate floor as well as in the opulent cloakrooms adjacent to it, where cameras are not allowed. More than likely it will be in these spaces – no larger than a high school basketball arena and the adjacent locker rooms — where the upper chamber of the U.S. …

Morning Bits

He lacks the nerve, I suppose. “A White House official says President Donald Trump will not campaign for Republican Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore before the Dec. 12 special election. . . . The official says Trump will not travel to Alabama on Moore’s behalf, despite his public statements …

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The Giving Season

Every year, following the hustle and bustle of Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and now Cyber Monday, Americans come together to look outward on Giving …

Democrat’s secret deal exposes second ‘hush fund’ on Capitol Hill

Rep. Raul M. Grijalva quietly arranged a “severance package” in 2015 for one of his top staffers who threatened a lawsuit claiming the Arizona …