DETROIT — U.S. Rep. John Conyers — beset with allegations of sexual harassment by former staff members — announced his retirement Tuesday, bringing to an end a more than five-decade run in the House.
By Corey Williams, Associated Press
DETROIT — A relative says John Conyers, who is battling sexual harassment allegations from former female staffers, won't seek re-election to a 28th term in Congress.
By Associated Press
Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi told reporters Thursday that the accusations against Conyers are "serious, disappointing and very credible. It's very sad." Shortly after, House Speaker Paul Ryan made the same call for Conyers' resignation.
By Richard Lardner and Juliet Linderman, Associated Press
An Army veteran has accused Minnesota Sen. Al Franken of inappropriately touching her more than a decade ago while she was on a military deployment to Kuwait.
By Corey Williams, Associated Press and Mike Householder, Associated Press
Detroit-area attorney Arnold Reed said the 88-year-old Conyers is going to fight claims that he inappropriately touched the women and that anyone making the allegations should be prepared to back them up.
By PBS NewsHour
Matt Lauer and Garrison Keillor, two popular personalities of television and radio, have both been fired over allegations of inappropriate sexual behavior. Judy Woodruff reviews what we know so far with David Folkenflik of NPR.
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
Pressured to respond to burgeoning sexual misconduct allegations, the House easily approved a bipartisan measure Wednesday requiring annual anti-harassment training for lawmakers and aides after a debate that rang with lawmakers’ own accounts of such episodes.
By Larisa Epatko
NBC News fired Matt Lauer of the “Today” show on Wednesday due to a complaint filed against the host for inappropriate sexual behavior.
By Laura Santhanam
At the state level nationwide, a movement is gaining momentum to ease or eliminate statutes of limitation to prosecute sexual offenses.
Franken said at a briefing Monday that he was "tremendously sorry," adding that he will try to regain trust, but it will "take time."…
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