US Rep. Conyers in hospital as ex-aide describes harassment

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Monica Conyers, wife of Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., speaks to the media outside her home Wednesday in Detroit.

DETROIT — Michigan Rep. John Conyers was hospitalized in Detroit on Thursday as a former aide publicly accused him of sexual harassment, telling NBC’s “Today” show that she was fired for rejecting advances from the longest-serving member of the U.S. House.