These Women Brought Members Of Congress Down, And Suffered For It. A Year Later, They Say It Was Worth It.
"There were times that I would wonder ... Am I just going to be forever associated with embarrassing headlines and, you know, being an accuser? ...But I’m so glad it happened because it helped me move on with my life."
You don't know the whole story of how close we came to one of the deadliest political shootings in US history last year.
The news comes after BuzzFeed News reported that a former staffer for the Nevada Democrat said she quit Kihuen's campaign after he harassed and made repeated sexual advances toward her.
A Member Of Congress Accused Of Harassment Is Refusing to Resign. Frustrated Democrats Can't Make Him.
Rep. Ruben Kihuen is refusing to quit two weeks after the first woman accused him of sexual harassment. Although an ethics investigation is now underway, the stalemate shows that Congress has no clear process to handle allegations in a quick and conclusive manner.
The Democratic House minority leader called for the resignation shortly after midnight on Saturday and said "no one should face sexual harassment in order to work in an office or in a campaign."
Last year, a 25-year-old woman left her job on Democratic Rep. Ruben Kihuen’s campaign because of what she says were repeated, unwanted propositions for dates and sex. Responding to these allegations, the chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee said Kihuen should resign. Kihuen said on Friday, “I sincerely apologize for anything that I may have said or done that made her feel uncomfortable.”
The Department of Health and Human Services has told states that for the first time, it will not be sending its regional directors to help states with planning for the upcoming open enrollment period.
Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer said the agreement had been reached Wednesday night, but said Thursday there was no "final" deal. Trump said there's no deal yet, but seemed to be on the same page as the Democratic leaders on a framework.
The president is adding yet another high-pressure issue to the House speaker’s over-stuffed docket. And there’s no clear route to success for Ryan.
The controversial Trump aide is latest high-profile administration departure. How and why he's out at the White House, though, is still developing.
BuzzFeed News talked to Sanford about his life in and out of Washington, the scandal that almost ended his career, and got a tour of his farm.
The top Democrat in Congress says he's "fueled" by fighting Trump and offered a new idea for opposing the president in his hometown.
Trump signed an executive order on his first day in office to "minimize the economic burden" of the Affordable Care Act — but there's some confusion over what it will actually do. Here's what the order says, and what issues might come up.
Chuck to Trump: “Flattery won’t get you very far."
McConnell's office says the senator "would not violate federal law by providing classified information" to BuzzFeed News.
“I think a lot of people are unsure if we want the faces of the party to be Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi: liberals from New York and California," one Democrat said.
That's it. That's the entire letter, which Reid's office provided on Sunday after Trump said Chuck Schumer is "far smarter" than Reid.
The Kentucky senator says John Bolton would be a "disaster" for foreign policy, and former Mayor Rudy Giuliani wouldn't be much better.
“We can’t fathom it and therefore are not planning for it,” said Rep. Marc Veasey.