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Editorial: Meehan confuses ‘soul mate’ and sexual assault

U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan spoke out on Tuesday, denying the sexual harassment charges against him. (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

January 25, 2018

U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan sat on the House Ethics Committee for three terms, investigating several representatives’ alleged violations of the law and ensuring members maintained proper conduct — until this past Saturday. Now, Meehan himself is under investigation by the committee in response to se...

Auschwitz memorial tells US congressman: ‘It’s not a stage’

By Eric Garcia | Roll Call (TNS)

July 5, 2017

Louisiana Rep. Clay Higgins was criticized for posting a video of himself at the former Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz for political commentary. The five-minute video, posted to Lee Johnson Media, shows Higgins at one point in a gas chamber before making a commentary about the United States...

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