John Conyers

Is Al Franken Really Resigning? Democrats Were Hypocritical While Republicans Never Left Trump, Senators Say

Some Democratic U.S. senators are reportedly regretting their calls for Minnesota’s Al Franken to resign amid accusations of sexual misconduct. At …

Al Franken

Congress Fears Release of Bombshell Sexual-Misconduct Exposé That May Not Exist

As if members of Congress don’t have enough on their minds between passing a massively unpopular tax cut for the rich and averting a government …

Politics

Capitol Hill is obsessed with guessing who will be exposed for sexual harassment next

There is a persistent, if evolving, rumor on Capitol Hill, <i>Politico</i> reports, which has captured the conversations and stoked the speculation of …

Blake Farenthold

Want To Save Your Company From Scandal? Give The Gift Of Culture

The holidays are upon us, and you’ve probably given lots of thought to how you’re going to show your appreciation for your employees and all their hard work.<p>Holiday parties are great. Bonuses are better.<p>But really, all your employees want going into 2018 and beyond, is a strong, inclusive culture. …

Boston Consulting Group

How This Week's House Judiciary Committee Vote Could Have Big Consequences For the Music Business

On Wednesday (Dec. 20), Rep. <b>Jerrold Nadler</b> (D-N.Y.) is expected to face Rep. <b>Zoe Lofgren</b> (D-Calif.) in a Democratic Caucus vote to determine who will …

House Judiciary Committee

Stephen Henderson 'Exploring Legal Options' After Sex Harassment Firing

<i>Stephen Henderson (left) at a roundtable discussion. (credit: WWJ)</i><p><b>(WWJ)</b> His was the latest big name to fall to accusations of sexual misconduct in …

A Whole Year of Draining the Swamp

. . . or at least of legislation that promises to.<p><i>Editor’s note: This piece is adapted from one published by</i> Arc Digital<i>.</i><p>Every presidential election …

Conservative View

Can Net Neutrality Be Restored? Democrats Want To Force A Senate Vote To Overturn The FCC's Decision

On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission voted by a 3-2 margin to undo the Obama administration's net neutrality rules, a controversial …

Net Neutrality

The 97 Men (And One Woman) Taken Down By The #MeToo Movement

The #MeToo hashtag, adopted by women to share their stories of sexual abuse, harassment and abuse, continues to make waves. The question is whether …

Feminism

Doug Jones: Trump sex harassment allegations aren’t a real issue

WASHINGTON – Senator-elect Doug Jones is already breaking with some prominent Democrats by refusing to call for President Trump to step down over …

Kirsten Gillibrand

Facing misconduct investigation, Panthers owner selling team

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Facing a growing investigation that accuses him of sexual misconduct and using racist language at work, Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson announced Sunday that he will sell the NFL team after the season.<p>The team announced on Twitter that Richardson is selling the team, …

Leon Wieseltier

Another Democrat Drummed Out Of Congress Over Gross Sex Charges

Another Democrat on Capitol Hill has fallen to sexual harassment charges.<p>Ruben Kihuen of Nevada announced that he will not seek re-election after a …

Conservative View

Chris Matthews: MSNBC Settled Alleged Sexual Harassment Complaint Against ‘Hardball’ Host [Report]

Chris Matthews is the latest member of the media to find his name mentioned in an alleged sexual harassment complaint. Matthews is the fast-talking …

Entertainment

Wave of misconduct claims reshape 2018 elections

Sexual harassment allegations are ending some campaigns and creating openings for others.<p>The wave of sexual harassment allegations on Capitol Hill is already beginning to reshape the 2018 election landscape, crushing some campaigns under its pressure but providing breakthrough opportunities for …

Politics

How does congressional leadership handle sexual harassment cases? It depends.

WASHINGTON — As allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct mount on Capitol Hill, it may seem like congressional leaders are flying by the seat of their pants. That’s because, for the most part, they are.<p>As the #metoo movement hits Congress, leaders in both parties are scrambling to get to the …

Blake Farenthold

Predatory Presidents Congressmen in Washington DC

- Advertisement -<p>Since the Harvey Weinstein sexual assault scandal occurred this past autumn, the "house of cards" fell upon presidents both past and …

Liberal View

Here's the biggest news you missed this weekend

Russian President Vladimir Putin called President Trump Sunday to thank him for a CIA tip that helped thwart a series of bombings in St. Petersburg, the Kremlin said. Putin expressed gratitude during the call for information provided by the CIA that allowed Russia’s top domestic security agency to …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Democrat Rep. Accused of Sexual Harassment Finally Folds and Announces He Won't Seek Re-Election

News of the retirement of Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) and Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) resigning from the Senate in January has left the Democratic Party with …

Conservative View

Female House candidate ends campaign after sexual harassment accusations

A female candidate in a congressional race in Kansas ended her campaign Friday after past allegations resurfaced of sexual harassment allegations made against her made by a former employee.<p>Andrea Ramsey, who had been one of several Democrats running to unseat politically vulnerable Rep. Kevin …

News

Why Democrats failed to tank tax reform

The left deployed the same playbook that killed Obamacare repeal — but this time, it wasn’t enough.<p>The tax fight has all the ingredients that helped Democrats kill Obamacare repeal: party unity on Capitol Hill, energized liberal activists and legislation that polls in the toilet. But this time it …

Politics

The Forged Chuck Schumer Harassment Claim Was Fake News at Its Worst

A bizarre story shows how toxic the media environment has become.<p><i>Welcome back to Can't Handle the Truth, our Saturday column looking at the past seven days of fake news and hoaxes that have spread thanks to the internet.</i><p>Let's talk about how journalists know what they know—and to do that, we'll take …

Fake News

Al Franken drags out Senate departure, only mentions ‘transition’ after replacement named

Democratic Sen. Al Franken resigned from Congress two weeks ago amid continuing sexual misconduct allegations. However, despite his replacement being appointed earlier this week, he’s yet to say when he’ll empty his Capitol Hill office and return to Minnesota, as he vowed after his Dec.7 …

U.S. Politics

Rep. Bobby Scott accused of sexual harassment, denies allegations

Rep. Bobby Scott (D-Va.) denied allegations of sexual harassment after Reese Everson, a former fellow at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, …

U.S. Politics

I’m a sexual harassment lawyer. Here’s my advice to men

The tidal wave of men in Hollywood, Congress and the media losing their jobs after allegations of sexual harassment has spurred many men in much less lofty positions to worry about their own pasts.<p>Across the country, mid-level managers are racking their brains, rereading their old emails and …

Women's News

Attorney Lisa Bloom Tries to Explain Why She Offered Trump Accusers Cash, Gifts Before Election

Gloria Allred offspring and attorney Lisa Bloom has responded to an exclusive report in The Hill which alleges she offered money and gifts to women …

Conservative View

What Doug Jones’ win means for Mitch McConnell, Steve Bannon and the Democrats - Salon.com

Here’s the thing about selling your soul: The devil had better deliver. It’s one thing to be damned; it’s another to be a damned loser.<p>This is the difficult lesson that the Republican National Committee and much of the GOP are learning right now, in the wake of Roy Moore’s loss on Tuesday. While …

U.S. Politics

The Power Company Is Ripping You Off

This week in the laboratories of democracy.<p><i>(Permanent Musical Accompaniment To This Post from One of The Newest Members Of The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame… and about damn time, too.)</i><p><i>Being our semi-regular weekly survey of what’s goin’ down in the several states where, as we know, the real work of</i> …

John Kasich

Would this Congress impeach Trump?

We need to prepare for the eventuality that the Mueller probe catches President Trump, family members and associates red-handed – and Republicans in …

African-American News

The #MeToo movement is knocking on Donald Trump’s front door Yes, Mr. President, #YouToo

Disgraced actors have been removed from films and TV shows. Longtime morning show hosts are being replaced by substitutes. Celebrity entrepreneurs …

Donald Trump

NYT Op-Ed: Franken Shouldn't Have Resigned

Activist Zephyr Teachout, who ran for governor in 2014 and Congress in 2016; she lost both times, is troubled by Sen. Al Franken’s (D-MN) …

Conservative View