The payment to a former aide to Rep. Alcee L. Hastings was the largest known recent settlement to come from a fund for claims made against members of Congress.

  • Jan 14, 2018

By the time Franken took the Senate floor, eight women had come forward with accusations against him.

  • Dec 7, 2017

New accusers were coming forward as Conyers deliberated whether to resign.

  • Dec 5, 2017

From a $27,000 settlement to a meeting held in his underwear, lawmaker’s behavior had brought complaints from women who worked for him.

  • Dec 5, 2017

The Office of Compliance disclosed Friday that it had paid for only one sexual harassment settlement involving a House lawmaker’s office in the past five years.

  • Dec 1, 2017

Confidential payments are under particular scrutiny as lawmakers in both chambers face allegations.

  • Nov 27, 2017

As a young attorney, Melanie Sloan said, she complained about the congressman’s behavior, but no one listened.

  • Nov 22, 2017

Nothing was said publicly about a 2015 incident as Wesley Goodman campaigned for office. He resigned this week from the Ohio legislature over a sexual encounter in his office.

  • Nov 17, 2017

More than 1,000 former Capitol Hill aides have signed a letter urging mandatory anti-harassment training and reforms to the process of reporting misbehavior.

  • Nov 8, 2017

The recommendation came amid mounting reports of sexual harassment on Capitol Hill and elsewhere. “We can and should lead by example,” Ryan wrote to colleagues.

  • Nov 3, 2017
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