Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D., N.Y.) defended her decision to call on former colleague Al Franken to resign in 2017, saying in a new interview the decision helped Democrats win the 2018 midterms.
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock (D.) apologized Saturday for keeping secret sexual harassment claims against a former aide, allowing the aide to find new employment in a prominent government office where he again came under fire for sexual harassment.
The Democratic Governors Association repeatedly slammed the Republican Governors Association early last year for taking money from Las Vegas casino magnate Steve Wynn, who was accused of sexual harassment, but the DGA failed to disclose to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s (D.) office that one of its former employees, who went on to work for the mayor, was fired after a female colleague accused him of sexual harassment.
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock (D.) kept sexual harassment claims against a former aide secret, allowing the aide to find new employment where he again came under fire for sexually harassing subordinates.
House Democrats on Wednesday rejected a Republican proposal to add a provision that would block federal employees who were disciplined for sexual misconduct to receive the same pay raise as the rest of their colleagues.
Music journalist and former MSNBC host Touré Neblett apologized after a former assistant publicly accused him of workplace sexual harassment.
Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak (Nev.) issued his first executive order on Monday creating a task force to prevent sexual harassment, but the individual he selected mishandled sexual harassment allegations for political gain while leading Nevada Senate Democrats.
A misconduct claim against a longtime aide of Sen. Kamala Harris (D., Calif.) was brought to the attention of Harris’ office months earlier than previously believed, the Sacramento Bee reported Friday.