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Cuomo accuser encourages others to come forward

1 month ago   |   By Politico

ALBANY, N.Y. - One of the former aides to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo who has accused him of sexual harassment is encouraging others to come forward if they've had similar experiences.
Charlotte Bennett said in a statement first reported by the New York Times that the governor has refused to take responsibility for predatory behavior. And, referring to another accuser and former Cuomo aide, Lindsey Boylan, she addressed any other women who may have experienced similar harassment.
“To the Governor's survivors: I am here," she wrote. "Lindsey is here. You do not have to say a single word. But...
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Under pressure, Cuomo relents on AG investigation, says he's 'truly sorry'

Under pressure, Cuomo relents on AG investigation, says he's 'truly sorry'

1 month ago   |   By Newsday

AG James will appoint a special investigator to probe allegations of sexual harassment against the governor.
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Cuomo backers pause fundraising amid sexual harassment claims: report

Cuomo backers pause fundraising amid sexual harassment claims: report

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo could lose crucial financial backing as he faces an independent investigation into sexual harassment allegations from two former aides. Fundraisers and donors told CNBC they are pausing and reevaluating their support of Cuomo, who has said he will be seeking a fourth term when he's up for reelection next year...
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Cuomo sexual harassment accuser asks other women to come forward, condemns 'predatory behavior'

1 month ago   |   By CNBC

Charlotte Bennett's request came as New York AG Letitia James said that Cuomo's office formally requested an independent investigation of the allegations.
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Gov. Cuomo Grants N.Y. AG's Request To Investigate Sexual Harassment Allegations

Gov. Cuomo Grants N.Y. AG's Request To Investigate Sexual Harassment Allegations

1 month ago   |   By NPR

Two former aides to Cuomo have come forward with complaints of sexual harassment during their time in his administration. The investigation's findings will be disclosed in a public report.
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Republican Sen. Ron Johnson says there's 'no reason to be pushing vaccines...

Republican Sen. Ron Johnson says there's 'no reason to be pushing vaccines on people' in interview with right-wing radio host

Summary List Placement Republican Sen. Ron Johnson has long embraced skepticism about science on issues from climate change to COVID-19. On Thursday, the Wisconsin conservative... Read more ...

Only One Senator Voted No on Anti-Asian Hate Crime Bill

Only One Senator Voted No on Anti-Asian Hate Crime Bill

The Senate is usually split 50-50 between Democrats and Republicans, but in a rare moment of bipartisanship Thursday, it was split between Sen. Josh Hawley and everybody else... Read more ...

Russian's Navalny to end prison hunger strike on 24th day

Russian's Navalny to end prison hunger strike on 24th day

MOSCOW - Imprisoned opposition leader Alexei Navalny says he is ending his hunger strike after getting medical attention and being warned by his doctors that continuing it... Read more ...

California public universities plan to require Covid-19 vaccines

California public universities plan to require Covid-19 vaccines

SACRAMENTO - California's two public university systems announced Thursday they will require nearly 800,000 students to receive the Covid-19 vaccine as soon as this fall in the... Read more ...

HUD scraps Trump proposal on transgender access to single-sex homeless shelters

HUD scraps Trump proposal on transgender access to single-sex homeless shelters

The Department of Housing and Urban Development is withdrawing a Trump-era proposed rule giving federally funded single-sex homeless shelters the choice to house only people... Read more ...

Sen. Tim Scott will deliver the GOP response to Biden's speech before a...

Sen. Tim Scott will deliver the GOP response to Biden's speech before a joint session of Congress

Summary List Placement South Carolina Rep. Tim Scott will deliver the GOP response to President Joe Biden's speech before Congress on April 28. Biden is planning to make his... Read more ...

Senate passes anti-Asian American hate crime bill

Senate passes anti-Asian American hate crime bill

The Senate on Thursday passed an anti-hate crimes bill aimed at addressing a surge in attacks on Asian Americans amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The measure, which would create a... Read more ...

House Votes To Make D.C. The 51st State

House Votes To Make D.C. The 51st State

D.C. is now closer to winning statehood than it has ever been, but the Senate's approval is far from certain. Read more ...

Republicans roll out $568 billion infrastructure package that Dems have...

Republicans roll out $568 billion infrastructure package that Dems have already rejected

Senate Republicans released a $568 billion infrastructure framework on Thursday intended as a counteroffer to President Joe Biden's infrastructure proposal, a plan about a... Read more ...

9-0 Supreme Court ruling guts FTC's ability to seek redress for consumers

9-0 Supreme Court ruling guts FTC's ability to seek redress for consumers

The Federal Trade Commission can't force companies that engage in wrongdoing to pay back consumers or give up ill-gotten profit, the Supreme Court held Thursday, dealing a huge... Read more ...