Lobbyist Claims Lawmakers No Longer Want To Meet With Female LobbyistsAt least two Assemblymen and a state Senator told Jodi Hicks' clients they no longer want to meet with female lobbyists.
Resignations End California Democrats' Supermajority Until At Least AprilWhen lawmakers return in January, they will have two vacant Assembly seats that won't be filled until at least April after Los Angeles members resigned amid sexual misconduct allegations.
On Eve Of Election, Roy Moore Casts Himself As Victim Of Sexual Misconduct AllegationsAllegations aside, President Donald Trump said in a robocall to Alabama voters that he badly needs Moore's own vote in the U.S. Senate.
Men Accused Of Kansas Bomb Plot Want More Trump Voters On JuryThe three men are accused of plotting to bomb a mosque and apartment complex housing Somali refugees to "wake people up" and inspire others to take similar action against Muslims.
Former Aide: Rep. Trent Franks Offered $5 Million For Her To Carry His ChildThe former staffer said the congressman at least four times asked if she'd be willing to act as a surrogate in exchange for money.
California Assemblyman Resigning Over Sexual Harassment AllegationsAssemblyman Matt Dababneh says he's stepping aside to fight to clear his name and not be a distraction for the legislature.
House Ethics Panel Widens Sexual Harassment Investigation Of FarentholdThe committee said it will investigate whether Farenthold sexually harassed a former member of his staff and retaliated against her for complaining
Why Did The EPA Chief Spend $25,000 On A Soundproof Booth?Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt ordered the custom soundproof booth for making private phone calls in his office — something none of his predecessors had.
Rep. Trent Franks Resigning Amid Investigation Into Surrogacy Talks With Female StaffersFranks said he is under investigation by the House ethics committee "regarding my discussion of surrogacy with two previous female subordinates, making each feel uncomfortable."
California Senate Picks First Female Leader As Kevin de Leon Plans U.S. Senate RaceKevin De Leon, who is challenging Democratic U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, announced Atkins as his successor but did not say when it will happen next year.
Senate Tax Deal Provision Averts Tax Hike For Cruise IndustryThe bill includes other provisions that Alaska Republican Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan hailed as significant for Alaskans.
Flurry Of Lawsuits Challenge Whether Presidents Can Modify MonumentsLegal experts disagree on whether the 1906 Antiquities Act - allowing presidents to create a monument - also lets them reduce one.