Tag: Political scandals

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,...
The Latest: Lawyers say woman ‘betrayed’ over Greitens audio

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Latest on Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' admission that he had an extramarital affair (all times local): ...
$300k to settle sex discrimination claims against Congress

WASHINGTON — Nearly $300,000 in taxpayer funds has been spent to settle 13 claims against members of Congress or their offices since 2003 that...
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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DES MOINES, Iowa — The Iowa Legislature has done nothing "to prevent additional inappropriate behavior and ensuing problems" after sexual misconduct allegations were reported...
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ALBANY, N.Y. — A sexual harassment claim against an influential state Senator who leads a breakaway Democratic faction has come as a potential power...

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