The bill eliminates mandatory waiting periods for handling claims and requires lawmakers to repay the Treasury for harassment settlements. It now goes to the House.
By Juliet Linderman, Associated Press
Under the emerging deal, lawmakers "will have personal liability" for harassment claims against them.
By Associated Press
Since the #MeToo movement began, seven members of Congress have resigned or retired following sexual harassment allegations. While there is near-universal agreement that the system on Capitol Hill is deeply flawed, Congress has not addressed its own rules for dealing…
By Lisa Desjardins
What my colleagues and I didn’t realize at the time was the continuous impact of the invisible walls and ceilings left behind as laws and policies openly discriminating against women in the workplace were abolished.
By Kate Howard
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
The legislators want the House to vote on four bills including a bipartisan compromise, a conservative proposal and a liberal plan.
By Michael R. Blood, Associated Press
Once considered conservative holy ground, Orange County is starting to look like a last stand for California Republicans.
By Alan Fram, Marc Levy, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — A Pennsylvania congressman who used taxpayer money to settle a former aide’s sexual harassment charges abruptly resigned from Congress on Friday. Four-term Republican Rep. Patrick Meehan had already decided to not seek re-election this fall. In a resignation…
Here are major moments from Macron's speech and what they could mean for the relationship between France and the U.S.
By Larisa Epatko
French President Emmanuel Macron addresses both the U.S. House and Senate on Wednesday. Watch live here.
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