States rethink sexual misconduct policies after complaints

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — After a tumultuous few months that saw numerous lawmakers accused of sexual misconduct, a majority of state legislatures across the country are considering strengthening sexual harassment policies that have gone unheeded or unchanged for years.

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  • Written by By DAVID A. LIEB , Associated Press

Ohio GOP Rep. Renacci joins US Senate race that Mandel left

CINCINNATI (AP) — Citing White House encouragement, U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci on Thursday jumped out of the Republican governor's race and into Ohio's U.S. Senate primary in an effort to unseat two-term Democratic incumbent Sherrod Brown.

  • Written by By DAN SEWELL , Associated Press