Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) speaks out on sexual harassment during a briefing on Capitol Hill, saying she has heard stories of “victims having their private parts grabbed on the House floor.”
House Speaker Paul Ryan announced Tuesday that there will be a new mandatory anti-harassment and discrimination training for all House members and staff.
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Former congressional staffer Rebecca Weir says an ex-congressman asked her to twirl for him while she was working for him.
Be extra careful of the male lawmakers who sleep in their offices — they can be trouble. Avoid finding yourself alone with a congressman or senator in elevators, late-night meetings or events where alcohol is flowing. And think twice before speaking out about sexual harassment from a boss — it could cost you your career.
Two things have become painfully clear on Capitol Hill this week: Lawmakers and staffers say sexual harassment is “rampant” — but even members of Congress have no idea just how widespread the problem is.