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  • Report: Cain sought dinner date with fifth woman

    11/07/2011 8:53:49 PM PST · by Bigtigermike · 193 replies
    polutico ^ | Monday November 7, 2011 | MAGGIE HABERMAN |
    A former USAID worker claims Herman Cain asked her to set up dinner with a woman who attended a speech he gave in 2002, the Washington Examiner is reporting tonight. The worker - 40-year-old Donna Donella, of Arlington - told the paper that the moment came after Cain gave a paid speech in Egypt that year. A woman in the crowd posed a query to Cain during the speech, the Examiner said. Continue Reading Donella told them “And after the seminar was over, Cain came over to me and a colleague and said, ‘Could you put me in touch with...
  • New Woman Accusing Herman Cain Of Sexual Harassment Hires Gloria Allred (Press Conference today)

    11/07/2011 6:58:47 AM PST · by Bigtigermike · 112 replies
    radaronline ^ | Monday November 6, 2011
    A new woman alleging sexual harassment by presidential hopeful Herman Cain will break her silence at a news conference with her powerhouse attorney Gloria Allred Monday afternoon in New York City, RadarOnline.com is exclusively reporting. [..] The woman, who will be the first to go public on Monday, sought Cain's help with an employment issue and was allegedly sexually harassed by him. Allred and her client will discuss, in detail, what she alleges occurred with Cain.
  • A funny thing happened on the way to the Herman Cain lynching

    11/06/2011 5:34:30 PM PST · by DeaconBenjamin · 41 replies · 1+ views
    Telegraph (UK) ^ | November 5th, 2011 | By Toby Harnden
    By any normal rules of politics, Cain should be toast. So what’s going on? The media and Cain’s detractors have over-played their hand. Politico, which broke the original story, published 94 articles on the allegations in under six days. Every other major publication followed suit. Yet despite the maelstrom, Cain’s accusers remain anonymous and the details of the allegations vague. There was a growing sense that Cain was being treated unfairly. Rather than mouthing slick talking points, Cain got angry with the journalists and claimed that he was the victim of a “high-tech lynching”. That echoed the ugly confirmation hearings...
  • Herman Cain wins South Dakota Straw Poll (Cain 35%, Gingrich 23%, Romney 20%, Perry 7%)

    11/06/2011 3:49:26 PM PST · by justsaynomore · 93 replies · 1+ views
    KSFY ^ | 11/5/11 | KSFY
    Dozens of people gathered at the Sioux Falls Convention Center Saturday night for a straw poll. The event is being put on by the South Dakota Republican Party. Voters could pick one of the 8 republican candidates. Tickets were $25. Herman Cain won the poll coming in with 35% of the votes. Newt Gingrich 23%. Mitt Romney 20%. Rick Perry 7%. Ron Paul 5%. Michele Bachmann 4%. Rick Santorum 3% and Jon Huntsman 0%.
  • Cain Confronts Claim From ’90s of Sexual Harassment

    11/01/2011 5:26:24 AM PDT · by lbryce · 98 replies
    New York Times ^ | October 31, 2011 | JIM RUTENBERG and MICHAEL D. SHEAR
    Herman Cain, a surprise leader in the Republican race for the presidency, acknowledged Monday that he was accused of sexual harassment while chief of the National Restaurant Association in the 1990s, but he denied wrongdoing in an episode that has consumed his rising candidacy. Facing the biggest test of his campaign just as it was demanding notice from a political world that had not seen him coming, Mr. Cain spent the day in a whirlwind of television interviews and news briefings that were originally supposed to highlight his economic plans but became an exercise in damage control. He maintained that...
  • Two women accused Herman Cain of inappropriate behavior

    10/30/2011 5:13:09 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 344 replies
    Exclusive: Two women accused Cain of inappropriate behavior By: Jonathan Martin and Maggie Haberman and Anna Palmer and Kenneth P. Vogel October 30, 2011 08:00 PM EDT During Herman Cain’s tenure as the head of the National Restaurant Association in the 1990s, at least two female employees complained to colleagues and senior association officials about inappropriate behavior by Cain, ultimately leaving their jobs at the trade group, multiple sources confirm to POLITICO. The women complained of sexually suggestive behavior by Cain that made them angry and uncomfortable, the sources said, and they signed agreements with the restaurant group that gave...
  • Cain denies report of sexual harassment

    10/30/2011 6:20:10 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 73 replies · 1+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Oct. 30, 2011 | KASIE HUNT
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republican candidate Herman Cain is denying a report claiming he was repeatedly accused of sexual harassment. In a statement to The Associated Press Sunday night, Cain's campaign said a media report that Cain was accused of sexual harassment at least twice during his tenure as the head of the National Restaurant Association isn't true and represents unfair attacks.
  • Accuser says she told truth on Thomas harassment

    10/02/2007 8:14:41 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 135 replies · 543+ views
    Reuters ^ | October 2, 2007 | James Vicini
    Anita Hill said on Tuesday she testified truthfully in 1991 in accusing Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment and responded to a new book by the U.S. Supreme Court justice by saying he had unfairly attacked her character. It was Hill's first response to the Thomas memoir that denounces his former aide and liberal interest groups who wanted to stop his nomination to the highest U.S. court. "I'm really concerned that the approach that Clarence Thomas is taking now is so typical of people accused of wrongdoing. They trash their accusers ... and I don't want this to become the model...
  • Sen. Reid Praises Scalia, Bashes Clarence Thomas

    12/05/2004 3:37:08 PM PST · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 74 replies · 2,203+ views
    NewsMax ^ | Dec 5, 2004 | Limbacher
    Soon-to-be Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., said Sunday that he could support Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia if President Bush nominates him to head the high court, but he bristled at the prospect that Bush could tap Scalia's colleague Clarence Thomas, calling him "an embarrassment." Asked by Tim Russert about Scalia as a possible chief justice, Sen. Reid told NBC's "Meet the Press," "I cannot dispute the fact, as I have said, that this is one smart guy." Reid added that while he usually disagrees with Scalia's opinions, "his reason for arriving at those results are very hard to...