Oregon lawmakers, lobbyists get sexual harassment training

SALEM, Ore. (AP) - The intense national focus on sexual misconduct came to Oregon's capital this week, when lawmakers were given a training session on harassment and how to report it.

For the first time, the training was also offered to executive branch employees, lobbyists and others who work in ...

The Latest: 6 senators say they’ve reached immigration deal

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump, Congress and immigration (all times local):

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Six senators say they've reached a bipartisan agreement to protect hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation and strengthen border security.

The lawmakers say they're seeking enough support to push the deal ...

News of activist’s detention leads to NYC supporter arrests

NEW YORK (AP) - New York City police have arrested 18 people, including two councilmen, in protests over the detention of a prominent immigration activist.

The demonstrations outside a federal building in Manhattan were over the detention of Ravi Ragbir (RAH'-vee RAHG'-beer), a citizen of Trinidad who has been fighting ...

New Jersey lawmakers say they’ll review misconduct policies

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey's Democrat-led Legislature says it's planning to review its nearly decade-old sexual misconduct policy, which now makes lawmakers aware of it but does not offer any training.

Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin say they are looking to update the policy, ...

Illinois Capitol had its share of sexual misconduct missteps

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - As the sexual misconduct wave hit Hollywood, the media and other industries last fall, an open letter circulated through the Illinois Capitol demanding an end to a culture of disrespectful treatment of women. Lawmakers have been trying to decide the best way to respond, but finding ...

White House says ‘no contradiction’ in Trump’s tweets on FISA law

The White House said Thursday that President Trump wasn't confused when he tweeted criticism of a foreign surveillance law and later voiced support for the House to renew the law.

"We don't think there was a conflict at all," said White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders.

She said the ...