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It's not just men harassing women


A woman running for Congress in Kansas has dropped out of the race.

Female House candidate ends campaign after sexual harassment accusations

by ADAM EDELMAN

A female candidate in a congressional race in Kansas ended her campaign Friday after past allegations resurfaced of sexual harassment which were made against her by a former employee.

Andrea Ramsey, who had been one of several Democrats running to unseat politically vulnerable Rep. Kevin Yoder, R-Kan., in the state's third congressional district, wrote in a post on her Facebook page that she would exit the in the wake of the allegations.

Her announcement came just after the Kansas City Star reported that it had asked her about a 2005 federal lawsuit in which a former employee of hers at LabOne, a medical diagnostics company, alleged she sexually harassed him and then fired him from the company after he rebuffed her advances.

Ramsey, who'd been executive vice president of human resources at the company at the time, denied the accusations. Funkhouser filed the suit against LabOne, not against Ramsey, alleging in court documents that the company "allowed to exit a sexually hostile working environment." The company settled the suit in 2006, the Star reported.

News of Ramsey's withdrawal from the race was first reported by the Kansas City Star.

Her exit marks an unusual twist in the #MeToo movement. For weeks, figures across politics and the media and entertainment industries have grappled with a wave sexual misconduct allegations, and many in Washington, including Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., and Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., decided to step down or not run for re-election after facing accusations.

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This is not done expanding, those persons, M&F that have pushed the boundaries due to the supposed strength of a position are all targets at this point in time. Women will fare no easier effect or reflection just by being 'Female'.
12/16/2017, 4:15 pm Link to this post PM cooter50 Blog
 
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I researched women who do in politics, I found one about 40 years ago. For some reason women seem to prefer high school boys, hardly a week goes by without one on the tv being busted.
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