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New Bill Makes Congress Members Responsible for Sexual Harassment Settlements

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 6:00pm 12/13/2018 at 6:00pm

In December 2017, The Washington Post reported how the Office of Compliance for Congress paid over $17 million for 264 settlements and awards over various violations, including sexual harassment.

Now Congress has agreed on a bill that members of Congress will be responsible for their own settlements instead of the tax payer....

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Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford reappears in public … for Sports Illustrated

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 11:00am 12/13/2018 at 11:00am
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For some reason, Sports Illustrated chose Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who this summer accused Supreme Court nominee (now Justice) Brett Kavanaugh of a sexual assault 40 years ago, to announce the magazine chose former gymnast Rachael Denhollander to receive its Inspiration of the Year award.

Denhollander became the first gymnast to...

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Kamala Harris Aide Resigns After $400K Sexual Harassment Settlement Comes to Light

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 3:00pm 12/6/2018 at 3:00pm
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Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford Finally Ends Fundraising

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 1:00pm 11/27/2018 at 1:00pm

Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who accused now Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct over 30 years ago, emerged and released a statement to end the fundraising someone set up for her a few months ago.

The GoFundMe account raised $647,610 in the past two months with the last donation...

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Former President of Michigan State Charged With Felony for Lying to Police

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 22, 2018 at 8:00am 11/22/2018 at 8:00am

This charge is related to the investigation of Larry Nassar, the doctor at the center of the sexual abuse scandal.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Felony Charges Against Former Michigan State President

Michigan State University’s former president Lou Anna K. Simon was charged on Tuesday with lying to police in their investigation of sexual abuse...

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House Ethics Committee Sanctions Meadows, Kihuen

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 16, 2018 at 5:00pm 11/16/2018 at 5:00pm

The House Ethics Committee has sanctioned Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) and Rep. Ruben Kihuen (D-NV) over sexual harassment allegations.

The committee concluded that Kihuen sexually harassed females within his office while it found that Meadows kept his chief of staff even though there were credible harassment allegations against him.

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Believe All Women? Sen. Brown Lashes Out at ‘Unsubstantiated’ Sexual Assault Allegations

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 19, 2018 at 3:00pm 10/19/2018 at 3:00pm
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I wonder if the Democrats will react the same way they did when Christine Blasey Ford accused Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault.

It looks like the Democrats have the same situation on their hands because Rep. Jim Renacci (R-OH), the man running against incumbent Democrat Sen. Sherrod Brown, said...

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Former USA Gymnastics President Arrested, Charged With Tampering Nassar Evidence

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 1:59pm 10/18/2018 at 1:59pm
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Authorities arrested former USA Gymnastics President Steve Perry after a grand jury indicted him on charges of tampering with evidence during the investigation into gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar.

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GoFundMe Account Raising Money for Kavanaugh Accuser Ford Still Active

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 11:00am 10/17/2018 at 11:00am

The circus surrounding Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who accused him of sexual assault over 30 years ago, ended weeks ago.

However, a GoFundMe account to raise money for Ford is still active and people are still donating money.

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Left Turns on Hillary After ‘Tone-Deaf’ Comments on Lewinsky

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 15, 2018 at 3:00pm 10/15/2018 at 3:00pm
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I may be in the minority, but I don’t want failed Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to shut up because the more she talks, the more people shed her.

Hillary may have put the final nail in her coffin on Sunday

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One Sexual Assault Charge Against Harvey Weinstein Dismissed

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 12, 2018 at 11:00am 10/12/2018 at 11:00am
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A judge dismissed one out of six sexual assault charges against movie producer Harvey Weinstein after the prosecutors admitted that the lead detective on the case did not tell them that one witness doubted one of the accusers. From The New York Times:

Mr. Weinstein, 66, was charged in May with raping...

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Kavanaugh Open Thread: Senate Votes 51-49 to Invoke Cloture

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 5, 2018 at 9:00am 10/5/2018 at 9:00am
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The Senate has voted to invoke cloture, 51-49, which will limit the debate on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh to 30 hours.

This sets up a confirmation vote for Saturday afternoon.

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Kavanaugh Open Thread: FBI reportedly could not confirm sexual misconduct accusations against Kavanaugh

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 4, 2018 at 9:00am 10/4/2018 at 9:00am

The FBI handed over its report on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh to the Senate Judiciary Committee.

A source familiar with the report said that “it shows no evidence corroborating the allegations of sexual assault or misconduct against the nominee.” The FBI also interviewed nine people and received a sworn statement...

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Kavanaugh Open Thread: Swetnick’s Ex-Boyfriend Claims She Threatened His Family, Never Spoke of Kavanaugh

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 11:00am 10/2/2018 at 11:00am

Richard Vinneccy, the ex-boyfriend of Julie Swetnick, a woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, told Laura Ingraham last night that she threatened his family and never spoke of any incidents involving Kavanaugh. He also said:

He added that while he was not aware of Swetnick’s...

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Here Come The False Claims Kavanaugh Lied About Drinking

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 1, 2018 at 12:00pm 10/1/2018 at 12:00pm

The drama surrounding Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh will continue for at least another week due to an investigation into the sexual assault claims against him.

But it also means that every aspect of his life will now fall under the microscope, even if it has nothing to do with the...

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Marc Randazza: If the #MeToo pendulum swings too far, it may hit someone innocent

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 30, 2018 at 10:00am 9/30/2018 at 10:00am

I know women who have been sexually assaulted and who have not gotten justice. All I have is their side of the story, and that has been enough for me to believe them — because I know them, and I know their character, and thus I believe them — without any...

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What motives drive false accusers?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 6:00pm 9/29/2018 at 6:00pm
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The answer to the question in the title might seem obvious, but I think it’s more complicated than most people might think.

Let’s leave out accusers who are telling the truth. I’m interested in the ones who are not. They can have multiple motives; any of these can be combined. Th...

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