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Lawmakers in the Oregon Capitol are calling on Sen. Jeff Kruse, R-Roseburg, to resign after a fellow state senator filed a formal complaint against him for sexual misconduct.
We discuss three very different stories of Oregon politicians in the news this week.
Oregon State Senator Calls For Public Investigation, Says 15 Other Women Inappropriately Touched By Kruse
In her first detailed account of alleged harassment at the Oregon Capitol, state Sen. Sara Gelser says a fellow legislator touched her breasts and placed his hand on her thigh under a dais.
Stories of sexual misconduct in Salem have prompted a broader conversation about training and reporting policies in a building where relationships are key.
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