Conyers Acknowledges Settlement, Says Harassment Claims Untrue

Michigan Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., the top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee, paid $27,000 to settle a 2015 complaint from a woman who said she was fired from his Washington staff because she rejected his sexual advances, BuzzFeed News reported Monday night.

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Franken Apologizes After Radio Host Accuses Him of Forced Kiss

Minnesota Sen. Al Franken apologized Thursday to a Los Angeles radio anchor who accused him of forcibly kissing her during a 2006 USO tour and taking a photo as she slept that showed him reaching for her breasts. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is calling for an ethics inquiry into the incident.

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