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  • Senate Committee Examines Workplace Misconduct in Federal Judiciary
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    Judicial Branch and Sexual Misconduct

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on workplace sexual harassment in the federal judiciary branch. Witnesses included the Federal Judiciary Workplace Conduct Working Group Chair James…

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  • emWe the Corporationsem
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    We the Corporations

    Adam Winkler talks about legal cases that gave corporations civil rights under the Constitution.

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  • Author Discussion on the MeToo Movement
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    Author Discussion on the #MeToo Movement

    Authors Jami Attenberg (All Grown Up), Camille Dungy (Guidebook to Relative Strangers), Melissa Febos (Abandon Me), and Cathi Hanauer (The Bitch Is Back) talked about the women’s movement…

    203 views
  • Briefing on Hate Crimes Panel 1
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    Briefing on Hate Crimes, Panel 1

    Law enforcement officials outlined best practices for investigating and responding to hate crimes. Panelists included officials from the Justice Department, the International Association of…

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  • Acting Head of US Olympic Committee Apologizes to Abused Athletes
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    Olympic Athletes Abuse

    The acting U.S. Olympic Committee CEO Susanne Lyons apologized to athletes who were sexually abused and their families during a hearing before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on…

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  • Senator McConnell Lawmakers Close to Deal on Sexual Harassment Bill
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    Senate Republican Agenda

    Following their weekly caucus luncheon, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and other members of Senate Republican leadership spoke with reporters. Among the issues discussed was…

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  • Senator Schumer Calls Presidents Demands on Justice Department Inappropriate
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    Senate Democratic Agenda

    Following the Senate Democratic weekly caucus luncheon, Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and some of his Democratic colleagues spoke with reporters. Topics included the bill to change…

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  • Activists Gather at Sexual Harassment Summit
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    Sexual Assault and Harassment Prevention Summit

    Representatives Jackie Speier (D-CA) and Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), activists, survivors, and advocates for prevention against sexual assault and harassment took part in the “Enough is Enough…

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  • Hearing Focuses on Sexual Abuse of US Olympic Athletes
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    Sexual Abuse of U.S. Olympic Athletes

    A Senate Commerce subcommittee held a hearing to examine abuse of Olympic athletes and looked at the role of national governing bodies in protecting the athletes.

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  • Attorney General Sessions Delivers Remarks on Fair Housing Act Anniversary
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    Attorney General Jeff Sessions Remarks on Fair Housing Act Anniversary

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions made a civil rights initiative announcement on the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson…

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  • Hearing Focuses on Combating Sexual Harassment in Service Sector
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    Sexual Harassment in the Service Sector

    The Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues held a hearing on combating sexual harassment in the hotel, service, and airline industries. Employees and advocates from those industries shared…

    804 views
  • Supreme Court Landmark Case Civil Rights Cases of 1883
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    Supreme Court Landmark Case, Civil Rights Cases of 1883

    Howard Law School Dean Danielle Holley-Walker and U.S. Civil Rights Commissioner Peter Kirsanow talked about Civil Rights Cases (1883). In the group of five consolidated cases, the Supreme Court…

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  • Justice Ginsburg Reflects on 25 Years on the Supreme Court
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    Justice Ginsburg on 25 Years on the Supreme Court

    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg talked about the #MeToo movement and other social movements over the last century. She was interviewed by National Constitution Center President…

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  • Pundits Discuss Combatting Sexual Harassment
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    Combating Sexual Harassment

    Activists and academics talked about the role men can play in the #MeToo Movement. The panelists also discussed ways women can engage men in conversation about changing behavior that leads…

    543 views
  • White House Says It Could Have Done Better Handling Rob Porter Allegations
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    White House Daily Briefing

    White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah briefed reporters and responded to questions about the abuse allegations against former White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter. He…

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  • Pentagon Looking at Possible Dates Options for Military Parade
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    Defense Department Briefing

    Pentagon Spokesperson Dana White briefed reporters and responded to question on a range of military issues. The Pentagon released a new policy for harassment prevention. It aimed to cover…

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  • House Debate on Sexual Harassment
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    House Debate on Sexual Harassment

    The House debated and passed two bills related to sexual harassment. The first would require each House office to adopt anti-harassment and discrimination policies. The second aims to…

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  • Lawmakers Hold News Conference on AntiHarassment Bills
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    Lawmakers' News Conference on Anti-Harassment Legislation

    Following House passage of a bill to update how sexual harassment cases are handled in Congress, a bipartisan group of members spoke to reporters. The news rules would make individual…

    107 views
  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones, Part 1

    Telephone lines and social media were open for viewer comments on the political impact of the “#metoo” movement.

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  • Washington Journal Niels Lesniewski on USA Gymnastics Abuse
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    Niels Lesniewski on USA Gymnastics Abuse

    Niels Lesniewski discussed legislation that would require athletic organizations to report sexual abuse allegations and congressional hearings looking into the USA Gymnastics sexual abuse…

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