The Latest: Ex-Kentucky House speaker to run for re-election

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The Latest on sexual harassment allegations against Kentucky's former GOP House speaker (all times local):

6:20 p.m.

Kentucky's former GOP House speaker who resigned his leadership position after acknowledging he signed a secret sexual harassment settlement says he intends to run for re-election to his House ...

Ex-lawmaker submits suggestions on Iowa Capitol misconduct

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - A former Republican lawmaker tasked with addressing workplace culture in the Iowa Senate following sexual misconduct allegations in the chamber has formally submitted recommendations for improvements.

Mary Kramer tells The Associated Press in a phone interview Tuesday she submitted a draft with recommendations to Senate ...

Idaho lawmakers undergo anti-harassment training

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Idaho lawmakers are undergoing anti-harassment training following the wave of sexual misconduct allegations across state legislatures, businesses and entertainment industry.

Senate President Pro Tem Brent Hill said Tuesday he would consider the training valuable even if prevents just one person from experiencing unwanted and unwelcomed attention ...

Trump’s new TV show — genius at work

A Trump charm and, yes, intelligence lit up television screens all over America on Tuesday afternoon.

The extraordinary bipartisan meeting showcased at same time intelligence and charm residing in the assembled Democratic and GOP lawmakers.

I can't remember the last time we saw any president do this, if ever. But ...

The Latest: Female lawmakers wear black at RI Statehouse

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The Latest on the Rhode Island General Assembly's efforts to address the issue of sexual misconduct (all times local):

5:15 p.m.

Many female lawmakers are wearing black at the Rhode Island Statehouse in solidarity with the Time's Up movement and as a statement against sexual misconduct.


California Assembly Speaker leads delegation to Mexico

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon and four Democratic lawmakers are heading to Mexico for four days of meetings to solidify California's relationship with its southern neighbor.

The delegation will leave Wednesday and return Saturday. Rendon says the trip will send a message that California wants to work ...