Kentucky GOP Lawmakers Pay Accuser $110,000 in Secret Sexual Harassment Settlement, Then Sue to Get Money Back

Marissa Espinosa, a former staffer, received $110,000 in a secret sexual harassment settlement from three current and former Republican Kentucky lawmakers. Now, those same male lawmakers have filed a lawsuit against the victim asking for the money back, plus interest, alleging that Espinosa violated the confidentiality agreement and that she tricked…


Rep. Ayanna Pressley on Domestic Violence: ‘My Mother, My Shero’ was in an Abusive Relationship

The House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved the reauthorization of the updated Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) on Thursday afternoon, amid opposition from the National Rifle Association. But ahead of the House vote, Rep. Ayanna Pressley, the first Black woman elected to Congress from Massachusetts, took to the floor to give a heartfelt speech…