Why Some Male Members of Congress Won’t Be Alone with Female Staffers

Numerous women who work on the Hill say they’ve been excluded from solo meetings and evening events, a practice that could be illegal.

The U.S. Capitol is framed amid reflections from inside the Cannon House Office Building on the last day of the 112th Congress, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013.
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
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