The Center For American Progress Staff Was Shocked After Neera Tanden Named The Anonymous Harassment Victim In An All-Staff Meeting
The meeting comes after BuzzFeed News reported on allegations of sexual harassment and retaliation against those who reported at the progressive organization. “People audibly gasped when she did that.”
Neera Tanden Says She Is "Deeply Sorry" Following A BuzzFeed News Report About Sexual Harassment At The Center For American Progress
“At the end of the day the most important thing is that our staff feel safe, supported, and listened to. That that didn’t happen is something that is on me to rectify for the future,” CAP President Neera Tanden wrote in an email to staff Tuesday evening.
"All of this to say, I surely expected better out of an organization that housed a national campaign on sexual assault."
Mississippi Passed The Most Restrictive Abortion Law In The Country, But A Court Has Just Put It On Hold
Mississippi's new 15-week abortion ban will be put on hold for 10 days, after a US district judge said it is likely to be ruled unconstitutional.
The New York Democrat died Friday morning, following a fall at her home last week.
The Ohio Democrat praised the teachers in West Virginia for putting public pressure on the state legislature in an interview with AM to DM on Thursday.
Republicans and Democrats announced a two-year budget deal on Wednesday that provides funding for most of the major issues Congress has to deal with this year. But it leaves out DACA, as members continue negotiating on an immigration deal.
Congress passed a bill Monday to reopen the government for three weeks, after Mitch McConnell vowed to give senators a vote on DACA next month. President Trump later signed the agreement.
Some Federal Agencies Are Telling All Of Their Employees To Show Up On Monday, Even If There's Still A Shutdown
Unlike 2013, some agencies have already told staff to expect to work next week, no matter what.
The House voted to kill Rep. Al Green's motion to begin impeachment proceedings. Fifty-eight Democrats voted to move forward, despite Democratic leadership saying "now is not the time" to try to remove Trump from office.
Here's All The Congress Members Who Say John Conyers Should Resign Over Sexual Misconduct Allegations
Conyers has, so far, rebuffed calls to resign amid allegations of sexual harassment by multiple women.
Conyers' lawyer shot back: "It is not up to Nancy Pelosi, Nancy Pelosi did not elect the Congressman and she sure as hell won't tell the Congressman to leave."
"If we get distracted by fighting the battle of the last election, we're going to lose the next election," Merkley said on BuzzFeed's morning show AM to DM Thursday.
The Kentucky senator was allegedly assaulted at his home by a 59-year-old neighbor on Friday. It is unclear when he will return to work.
Republican Sen. Jeff Flake Is Quitting His Reelection Campaign, Saying He Can't "Condone" Party's Actions
“I have children and grandchildren to answer to and so ... I will not be complicit or silent," Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake said on the Senate floor Tuesday.
"Trump is treason!"
This is not the first time that reporters have raised questions about 79-year-old Sen. Thad Cochran's health.
Ending the subsidies, which help to cover the costs of insuring low-income Americans, would push the Obamacare insurance markets into chaos, experts say.
A Top Democrat Investigating Russia Has Been Absent From Congress For Nearly Two Months After Surgery
Rep. Elijah Cummings had "minimally invasive" heart surgery in late May and was expected to leave the hospital within a "few days," but hasn't voted since. Staff say Cummings has been in touch regularly while at home doing physical therapy, but would not say when he will return.
The rise in threats against members of Congress is an “urgent matter," the House's top law enforcement officer wrote in a letter to the Federal Election Commission.