Attorney General Jeff Landry was ordered last week to release public records related to a sexual harassment investigation of one of his top aides, in an unusual lawsuit against one of our reporters, Andrea Gallo, for seeking the records. Meanwhile, LSU leaders for years ignored warnings that the university did not have the proper systems in place to handle sexual misconduct complaints, that former head football coach Les Miles was sexually harassing students and that assault survivors were losing faith in the system, a law firm’s investigation revealed last week. Both the Landry and LSU stories have involved countless hours of work by our investigative journalism team. And we would like to invite you to a discussion between staff writer Andrea Gallo and editor Gordon Russell as they provide an inside look at the reporting that's been done -- and what's still to come. Watch their live discussion below, starting at 8 p.m. Can't see the video? Click here. … [Read more...] about Watch live: Reporter Andrea Gallo discusses Jeff Landry records, LSU investigation; 8 p.m.
Photo: Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images Last week, New York State Senate majority leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins said that if one more woman accused Governor Cuomo of misconduct, she would call for him to resign, as other state lawmakers already had following allegations that Cuomo had sexually harassed at least three women (and reports that his administration had tried to hide the number of nursing-home residents who died from COVID-19 in the first several months of the pandemic). “Any further people coming forward, I would think it would be time for him to resign,” she said Thursday. “Quite honestly, I am so, so disappointed that here we are in 2021 and we are having these conversations on the heels of Me Too.” On Saturday, new allegations surfaced from multiple former aides, including several women, of inappropriate conduct by Cuomo. Former staff members also said that Cuomo’s behavior and abusive management style created a toxic workplace. On Sunday, … [Read more...] about Prominent Democrats Call for Cuomo to Resign
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Attorney General Letitia James named a team of people Monday, headed by a former United States Attorney and an employment discrimination attorney, to investigate allegations of sexual harassment against Gov. Andrew Cuomo . As CBS2’s Marcia Kramer reported, let the probe begin. READ MORE: Some New Jersey Residents Canceling 2-Shot Vaccine Appointments In Favor Of Single Shot, Even If It Means They Have To Wait Longer James chose Joon Kim, the man who replaced replaced Preet Bharara as U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of New York, and employment discrimination lawyer Anne Clark to head a team investigating allegations of sexual harassment against Cuomo made by five women . In a statement, James described the pair as “legal experts who have decades of experience conducting investigations and fighting to uphold the rule of law. There is no question that they both have the knowledge and background necessary to lead this investigation and provide … [Read more...] about N.Y. Attorney General Letitia James Names Team Investigating Cuomo Sexual Harassment Allegations
Presented by the National Shooting Sports Foundation Welcome to The Hill’s Morning Report. Today is Monday and it is International Women’s Day ! We get you up to speed on the most important developments in politics and policy, plus trends to watch. Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver are the co-creators. Readers can find us on Twitter @asimendinger and @alweaver22. Please recommend the Morning Report to friends and let us know what you think. CLICK HERE to subscribe! Total U.S. coronavirus deaths reported as of this mornin g: 525,035. As of this morning, 17.2 percent of the U.S. population has received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 9.2 percent are fully vaccinated, according to the Bloomberg News global vaccine tracker . The Biden administration’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package is on the verge of becoming law, pending action by the House and White House in the coming days, as health experts warn that … [Read more...] about The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by the National Shooting Sports Foundation – Relief bill to become law; Cuomo in trouble
(CNN) Novak Djokovic has broken Roger Federer 's all-time record for most weeks spent as the men's world No.1. The Serbian has now topped the ATP rankings for a combined 311 weeks, surpassing Federer's tally of 310 on Monday. Djokovic has enjoyed five different spells as the world's best male tennis player, most recently wrestling top spot of Rafael Nadal in February 2020. "It really excites me to walk the path of legends and giants of this sport," Djokovic said per the ATP Tour. "To know that I have earned my place among them by following my childhood dream is a beautiful confirmation that when you do things out of love and passion, everything is possible." Novak Djokovic beats Daniil Medvedev in Australian Open final to claim 18th grand slam title Read More The 33-year-old first topped the rankings back in July 2011 and has gone on to establish himself as one of the best players in tennis history. After … [Read more...] about Novak Djokovic surpasses Roger Federer’s all-time record of weeks spent as world No.1