CA congresswoman describes harassment ordeal in online video

FILE – In this Aug. 22, 2017, file photo, Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., left, is embraced by Mimi Silbert, right, of the Delancey Street Foundation before an event to commemorate Women’s Equality Dayin San Francisco. Speier says she was grabbed and kissed years ago as a Capitol Hill aide. And she’s urging staffers to share their stories of sexual harassment on a new hashtag, #MeTooCongress. She has posted a video on Twitter and YouTube describing the incident and asking others to share their stories. Speier says, “Congress has been a breeding ground for a hostile work environment for far too long.” (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)


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