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December 7, 2017 4:20 PM Senator Al Franken Resigns In Wake of Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Senator Al Franken is resigning, but still insists some of the allegations against him are not true, and he thinks the Ethics Committee would agree he's done nothing wrong while in the Senate. In his speech on the Senate floor, Franken said he wanted to be respectful of the women who accused of him of sexual misconduct, but that doesn't mean he was admitting 100

December 6, 2017 8:15 PM Democratic Senators Call for Al Franken to Resign Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Franken, a Minnesota Democrat, has said he will cooperate with an ethics probe WASHINGTON—Democratic senators called for Sen. Al Franken to resign on Wednesday, in the wake of a series of allegations of sexual misconduct, in a dramatic shift that narrows the likelihood the Democratic lawmaker will be able to stay in his seat. The wave of statements from the senators 55

December 5, 2017 4:57 PM Houston white collar defense lawyer goes to Orrick

White collar defense lawyer Chris Flood joined Orrick's office in Houston as a partner. Flood had been at Flood & Flood, a firm he founded two decades ago. Flood represented executives accused of crimes in the Enron and Stanford Financial scandals and energy traders accused of manipulating the price of natural gas. Earlier this year, he was named to the Texas 92

December 3, 2017 3:17 PM Lisa Bloom Says She Has a Number of New Alleged Victims of John Conyers, Bruce Weber

Attorney Lisa Bloom says she has a number of women who contacted her and are ready to testify that they too were victims of sexual harassment at the hands of Representative John Conyers. We got Bloom at LAX where she said she was busy on her flight sending emails to lawyers for the House Ethics Committee and offered to have her current client -- Marion 63

December 1, 2017 11:45 PM Lawmaker 'used tax funds to settle sexual harassment claim'

A Republican congressman allegedly used a tax-payer funded account to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit with his former spokeswoman, US media report. Congressman Blake Farenthold reportedly paid $84,000 (£62,000) to a former aide after she sued him in 2014, claiming he had created an unsafe work environment. Both parties agreed to settle in 2015 to save taxpayer 49

December 1, 2017 5:31 PM Since 2012, Congress has paid out $84,000 to settle one sexual harassment claim

Since Oct. 1, 2012 Congress has paid out $84,000 to settle one sexual harassment claim for House offices, House Administration Chairman Gregg Harper, R-Mississippi, told ABC News Friday. The settlement, one of a total of six House claims covering a variety of complaints, settled since the beginning of Fiscal Year 2013, adds clarity to questions of how much taxpayer 55

November 29, 2017 11:41 PM Michigan Rep. John Conyers won't seek reelection amid damning sexual harassment scandal

Rep. John Conyers won't seek reelection next year, sources said. Michigan Rep. John Conyers has decided to not seek reelection next year amid disturbing allegations that he sexually harassed at least two female staffers, sources said Wednesday. Two people close to Conyers told Detroit TV station WDIV that the 88-year-old congressman will not resign over accusations 67

November 27, 2017 3:26 AM Rep. Conyers steps down from committee while lawmakers probe harassment allegations

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Representative John Conyers is stepping down as senior Democrat on the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, while lawmakers investigate allegations of sexual harassment against him, Conyers said in an emailed statement on Sunday. Conyers said that while he denied the allegations, his presence during a congressional 60

November 24, 2017 5:30 AM 2nd Al Franken accuser Lindsay Menz on why she went public with her story

Lindsay Menz, who has accused Sen. Al Franken of groping her at the Minnesota State Fair in 2010, is speaking out about the alleged incident for the first time on camera this morning. “My husband steps away from us to take the photo. I stand next to Sen. Franken and he pulls me into him and then he moves his hand to my butt,” Menz, 33, told ABC News' 126

November 21, 2017 11:43 AM FIFA bans 3 soccer officials for life for taking bribes

ZURICH – FIFA says three soccer officials who pleaded guilty in American courts to accepting bribes have been banned for life. They include former FIFA audit committee member Richard Lai of Guam, who testified in federal court that the source of his bribe money was Olympic powerbroker Sheikh Ahmad al-Fahad al-Sabah of Kuwait. Sheikh Ahmad referred his own case to the FIFA ethics 60