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Michigan Rep. John Conyers Expected to Remain in Congress Despite Sex Abuse Claims

HeadlineDec 05, 2017
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In Detroit, Congressmember John Conyers is expected to announce today he will not resign from the House of Representatives but will not run for re-election. Multiple women accused Conyers of sexually harassing or groping them—charges he denies. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and other top Democrats have called on Conyers to step down. Conyers’s grandnephew, Michigan state Senator Ian Conyers, is expected to announce he’ll run for John Conyers’ seat in 2018.

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