Last week, Democratic freshman Rep. Ruben Kihuen of Nevada was accused of sexually harassing a former campaign staffer. Since then, top Democratic leaders have asked him to resign. As he faces a competitive race for the 2018 midterms, here’s the latest on his situation. Also read Bridget Bowman’s latest reporting on the allegations.
Three reporters participated this week in an AMA (Ask Me Anything) on Reddit about their experiences covering the sexual harassment allegations on Capitol Hill in the quickly unfolding #MeToo era. Read the full thread from r/politics here.
Members of the House and Senate will be going to conference committee to iron out the many differences between the two chambers’ tax bills. However, this means of hashing things out is divergent from the norm. Roll Call senior editor David Hawkings explains the various means Congress has used to reconcile disagreements between House and Senate versions of a bill.