Tag: Political scandals

Lawmakers: Gov. Greitens’ affair distracts from tax effort

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri lawmakers say Republican Gov. Eric Greitens' admission that he had an extramarital affair is distracting from legislative efforts to...
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ALBANY, N.Y. — A powerful New York state senator accused of forcibly kissing a former staffer says a state ethics agency has launched an...
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MADISON, Wis. — The Latest on Tuesday's Wisconsin Assembly floor session (all times local): ...
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MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin Assembly members and employees will have to attend mandatory sexual harassment training every two years under a resolution the chamber...
Pope meets with abuse survivors, weeps with them in Chile

SANTIAGO, Chile — Pope Francis met on Tuesday with survivors of priests who sexually abused them, wept with them and apologized for the "irreparable...
Christie leaving governor’s office as Democrat takes over

TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey will say farewell to blunt-talking Republican Gov. Chris Christie as a wealthy former Obama administration diplomat and businessman is...
In Chile, pope met with protests, passion and skepticism

SANTIAGO, Chile — Pope Francis flew in to Chile's capital Monday night for a visit expected to be met with protests over sexual abuse...
Man files complaint, says ex-Gov. Spitzer threatened him

NEW YORK — Detectives are looking into a man's claim that disgraced former Gov. Eliot Spitzer threatened to stab him during an irate interaction...
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BATON ROUGE, La. — The former executive director of the State Police Commission is suing, claiming she was retaliated against for challenging Louisiana State...
Sex abuse, political turmoil overshadow pope in Chile, Peru

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis' trip to Chile and Peru, originally aimed at highlighting the plight of indigenous peoples and the delicate Amazon ecosystem,...

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