Karen Monahan alleges the Minnesota congressman once dragged her off a bed while screaming obscenities. Ellison is running for state attorney general in Tuesday's Democratic primary.
The former congresswoman is considering running for Al Franken's Senate seat, but not without asking a specific higher-up whether she should.
The arrival of Tina Smith and Doug Jones complicates Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's efforts to advance the White House's legislative agenda.
Conflation of different forms of misbehavior—itself a controversial idea—is one issue for news organizations covering the fast-moving topic.
Alex Kozinski, a federal appeals court judge, has retired, effective immediately, just days after the 9th Circuit opened an inquiry into his behavior.
“I want to state clearly again that I deny the allegations in question,” said Ruben Kihuen, a freshman representative who is at the center of sexual harassment allegations.
Becoming the latest in a list of prominent men stepping down from powerful positions amid sexual misconduct claims, the Texas Republican says he won't seek re-election next year.
Gov. Mark Dayton picks a longtime adviser and fellow Democrat, who says she will run for the post in November.
Members say the way the party is handling the sexual misconduct issue will give it a valuable weapon in next year’s congressional elections.