Senate says $1.5 million paid over 20 years for ‘harassment’

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate quietly released a bare-bones report late Thursday on what a statement called “harassment settlement” data, showing that nearly $1.5 million in taxpayers’ money has been spent over the past two decades to cover claims against lawmakers and other Senate offices. The two-page release contained no names of senators or victims. […]

Sessions to appear before Senate intelligence committee

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions, whose contacts with Russia’s ambassador to the U.S. during the presidential campaign have sparked questions, agreed Saturday to appear before the Senate intelligence committee as it investigates alleged Russian meddling in the election. Sessions recused himself in March from a federal investigation into contacts between Russia and the […]