The Sexual Misconduct Revelations on Capitol Hill Are Just Beginning

The revelations about sexual misconduct on Capitol Hill keep coming, but there are signs we’ve barely scratched the surface.

In recent weeks, talk radio host Leeann Tweeden accused Democratic Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota of forcibly kissing her during a rehearsal for a sketch on a USO tour, then a second woman said he improperly touched her during a photo. (Franken has apologized and said he remembers the incidents differently.)

Six women came forward to say that former President George H.W. Bush groped them. (Through a spokesman, Bush apologized.)

BuzzFeed reported that long-serving Democratic Rep. John Conyers of Michigan settled a sexual harassment claim for $27,000, paid from his office budget in a manner that has raised eyebrows. (Conyers denied wrongdoing.)

And Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore of Alabama faced allegations that he romantically pursued teens when he was in his 30s. (Moore has denied the allegations and intends to continue running.)

Two Democrats, two Republicans. A senator, a would-be senator, a president and a long-serving…

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