Members say the way the party is handling the sexual misconduct issue will give it a valuable weapon in next year’s congressional elections.
The longest-serving member of the House steps down after his support among fellow Democrats collapsed following misconduct accusations.
The 88-year-old Michigan congressman, under investigation on sexual harassment allegations, still fiercely denies acting inappropriately during his long tenure in Washington.
The 88-year-old Michigan Democrat, under investigation by the House Ethics Committee, is denying allegations of sexual misconduct.
The new count, filed after a number of other people had been charged in the case, is the one most closely linked to the human toll of the public health emergency. (Update) The new count, filed after a number of other people had been charged in the case, is the one most closely linked to the human toll of the public health emergency. (Update)
The lead in Flint’s water has taken a physical and mental toll on residents, and the water remains tainted.
Advocates and residents express concern that officials are rushing to declare the city's water supply safe.
Michigan action shouldn't come at expense of endangered species protection in California, "but that is the result of the partisan games at play," according to the Natural Resources Defense Council.
"There must be responsibility to do everything humanly possible to mitigate the damage done to the residents of Flint—especially its children."