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Abuse allegations have revived scrutiny of Bill Clinton - and divided Democrats

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. A torrent of sexual abuse allegations against powerful figures in politics and media has reignited the defining political fight of the 1990s. But this time, the battle is being waged within the ranks of Democrats and their allies, including leaders of the feminist...


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Trump often condemns Democrats, defends Republicans on harassment allegations

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. President Donald Trump’s decision to mock Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., for groping a sleeping woman while posing for a photo has once again made him a central figure in the national discussion about sexual assault, harassment and misconduct - and has again brought...


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Trump halts big-game trophy decision

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump abruptly reversed his administration’s Thursday decision to allow elephants shot for sport in Zimbabwe and Zambia to be imported back to the United States as trophies, saying in a tweet Friday night that he was putting the decision...


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Over the past 20 years, Congress has paid $17.2 million in settlements

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Since 1997, Congress’ Office of Compliance has paid more than $17 million for 264 settlements and awards to federal employees for violations of various employment rules including, The Washington Post reported last month, sexual harassment. In a letter released with...


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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says Bill Clinton should have resigned, as old allegations

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., said Thursday that Bill Clinton should have resigned the presidency after having a relationship with White House intern Monica Lewinsky, the most prominent liberal to weigh in as the issue has moved from conservative media to a wider...


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Rep. Gianforte's account to police of assault with reporter appears to contradict his

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. In newly released documents, Greg Gianforte, then the Republican candidate in Montana’s special congressional election, told police that a reporter from the Guardian had grabbed his wrist during a physical altercation at his campaign headquarters in May. His...


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D.C. officially gets a new major Bible museum - and prayers at its dedication for

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - A major Bible museum officially joined other large museums along and near Washington’s National Mall Friday morning, with faith and political leaders offering sometimes passionate prayers for the institution to bring people closer to God and the text. The...


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Senators propose limit on FISA files

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - A pair of senators on Friday released their bipartisan proposal to renew a powerful surveillance authority for collecting foreign intelligence on U.S. soil, but with a new brake on the government’s ability to access the data. The bill from Sens. Patrick...


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Trump often condemns Democrats, defends Republicans on harassment allegations

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. President Donald Trump’s decision to mock Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., for groping a sleeping woman while posing for a photo has once again made him a central figure in the national discussion about sexual assault, harassment and misconduct - and has again brought...


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Ferdie Pacheco, Ali's 'fight doctor' and outspoken boxing commentator, dies at 89

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Ferdie Pacheco, Muhammad Ali’s outspoken “fight doctor” who treated the charismatic heavyweight champion for years before becoming an Emmy-winning boxing commentator and occasional critic of the sport, died Nov. 16 at his home in Miami. He was 89. He had been in...


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