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Tue Nov 14, 2017, 12:59 PM

You mean blue dress Monica wasn't the only one........

'Nothing about it felt right': More than 50 people describe sexual harassment on Capitol Hill

(CNN)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.

These are a few of the unwritten rules that some female lawmakers, staff and interns say they follow on Capitol Hill, where they say harassment and coercion is pervasive on both sides of the rotunda.
There is also the "creep list" -- an informal roster passed along by word-of-mouth, consisting of the male members most notorious for inappropriate behavior, ranging from making sexually suggestive comments or gestures to seeking physical relations with younger employees and interns.

CNN spoke with more than 50 lawmakers, current and former Hill aides and political veterans who have worked in Congress, the majority of whom spoke anonymously to be candid and avoid potential repercussions. With few exceptions, every person said they have personally experienced sexual harassment on the Hill or know of others who have.

In an environment with "so many young women," said one ex-House aide, the men "have no self-control." "Amongst ourselves, we know," a former Senate staffer said of the lawmakers with the worst reputations. And sometimes, the sexual advances from members of Congress or senior aides are reciprocated in the hopes of advancing one's career -- what one political veteran bluntly referred to as a "sex trade on Capitol Hill."

http://www.cnn.com/2017/11/14/politics/sexual-harassment-congress/index.html

Who needs "reality" TV with all this reality capital hill entertainment going on...time to just sit back and watch the show....

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Reply You mean blue dress Monica wasn't the only one........ (Original post)
quad489 Tuesday OP
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Tue Nov 14, 2017, 02:01 PM

1. Names. Now.

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Tue Nov 14, 2017, 02:23 PM

3. Thats got to be one of the most

fucked up laws in this whole country. Our hard earned tax dollars going to defend and protect guilty members of Congress.

There’s got to be a way to get that damn list. Dirty bastards should be fired. NOT protected with tax $. That’s infuriating.

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Tue Nov 14, 2017, 03:23 PM

4. This broad has Al Gore's evidence on her pants...

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