Lawyer: Deal close in Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits

NEW YORK (AP) — A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein, who has been accused of sexual misconduct by scores of women. Adam Harris, a lawyer for studio co-founder Bob Weinstein, told a bankruptcy court judge Thursday that “an economic agreement in principal” […]

Biden: I’ll be more mindful of respecting personal space

Wilmington (AP) – Former Vice President Joe Biden acknowledged Wednesday that his tendency toward physical displays of affection and encouragement has made some women uncomfortable, and he promised to be “much more mindful” of respecting personal space. “Social norms have begun to change. They’ve shifted,” the 76-year-old Biden said in a cellphone video posted to […]

2nd woman accuses Virginia official of sexual assault

WASHINGTON (AP) — A second woman accused Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault Friday, saying the Democrat raped her 19 years ago while they were both students at Duke University. Calls for his resignation grew steadily as the day wore on. A lawyer for Meredith Watson, 39, said in a statement that Fairfax […]

Democrats speechless as scandal engulfs Virginia’s leaders

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — With Virginia’s top three elected officials engulfed in scandal, fellow Democrats were rendered practically speechless, uncertain of how to thread their way through the racial and sexual allegations and their tangled political implications. Gov. Ralph Northam’s career was already hanging by a thread over a racist photo in his 1984 medical […]

Bill Clinton bristles at questions on Lewinsky, #MeToo

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton says the #MeToo movement is overdue. But he’s bristling at questions about Monica Lewinsky. In an interview with NBC’s “Today Show” released Monday, Clinton was asked whether he should have resigned 20 years ago for his sexual relationship with the White House intern and whether the #MeToo movement […]

BREAKING NEWS! Former Montgomery County government Chief of Staff discloses full details about Metts’ sexual harassment of County government employee

Conroe, May 17 – Highly respected Ann Carr, the former Chief to Staff to Montgomery County Judge Alan B. Sadler, spoke openly about the sexual harassment by Precinct 4 Justice of the Peace James Metts for the first time since she retired from office. Carr made the comments yesterday on social media in response to […]

NY Attorney general resigns after 4 women accuse him of abuse

 NEW YORK (AP) — New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who held himself out as a champion of women and a liberal foil to President Donald Trump, resigned from office after four women accused him of physical violence during intimate encounters. It was a swift and stunning fall for a Democrat who had pledged to […]

Why voters should get rid of the Davenport Ring, Part 1: Montgomery County JP Metts would make history in a negative way if elected a county commissioner

New Caney and Conroe, February 13— Montgomery County voters have an opportunity in the March 6, 2018 Republican Primary election to disassemble the pernicious and corrupt group of politicians and elected officials known as the Davenport Ring. The Davenport Ring, under the leadership of corrupt local political boss Marc Davenport, has offered voters a candidate […]

Calls for change grow amid Capitol sexual misconduct claims

Washington (AP), February 3 – An Arizona lawmaker who repeatedly harassed women has become the first since the swell of the #MeToo movement to get kicked out of office by colleagues but likely will not be the last to face repercussions amid intensifying scrutiny of sexual misconduct in state legislatures.The heightened focus on harassment and […]

Trustee: MSU president should quit over sex assault scandal

DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan State University trustee is calling for the university president to resign over the school’s handling of the sexual assault scandal involving former gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. Trustee Mitch Lyons issued a statement Saturday breaking ranks with fellow board members who said a day earlier they supported President Lou Anna Simon. […]

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