Denise Rotheimer

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Chicago Tribune
Rauner signs lawmakers' sexual harassment bills but says they should have done morelobbyists or lawmakers for at least 10 years. The proposal could be considered
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
lobbyists or lawmakers for at least 10 years. The proposal could be considered next year. It is being advocated by Denise Rotheimer, a victim rights activist whose public harassment allegations against Democratic state Sen. Ira Silverstein... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Harassment, the Legislature, and accountabilityand so there was nobody empowered to investigate. What a difference a few week
Daily Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
and so there was nobody empowered to investigate. What a difference a few weeks can make. After legislative activist Denise Rotheimer, testifying at a hearing, accused state Sen. Ira Silverstein, a Chicago Democrat, of sexual harassment, said... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Harassment, the Legislature, and accountabilityand so there was nobody empowered to investigate. What a difference a few week
Northwest Herald / Posted 6 days ago
and so there was nobody empowered to investigate. What a difference a few weeks can make. After legislative activist Denise Rotheimer, testifying at a hearing, accused state Sen. Ira Silverstein, a Chicago Democrat, of sexual harassment, said... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Sen. McConnaughay details steps that address complaints against lawmakerslegislation on sexual harassment. She brought forward a complaint last year abo
Northwest Herald / Posted 7 days ago
legislation on sexual harassment. She brought forward a complaint last year about the behavior of one of our senators.” Denise Rotheimer, a victims rights activist, testified at a committee hearing that she’d been harassed by state Sen. Ira... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Sen. McConnaughay details steps that address complaints against lawmakerslegislation on sexual harassment. She brought forward a complaint last year abo
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
legislation on sexual harassment. She brought forward a complaint last year about the behavior of one of our senators.” Denise Rotheimer, a victims rights activist, testified at a committee hearing that she’d been harassed by state Sen. Ira... Read more
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SaukValley.com
SVM EDITORIAL: Harassment, the Legislature, and accountabilityand so there was nobody empowered to investigate. What a difference a few week
SaukValley.com / Posted 8 days ago
and so there was nobody empowered to investigate. What a difference a few weeks can make. After legislative activist Denise Rotheimer, testifying at a hearing, accused state Sen. Ira Silverstein, a Chicago Democrat, of sexual harassment, said... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Legislators in scandals keep seats, if not staturethe beginning of a systemic change or a short-lived political Band-Aid. "Now t
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
the beginning of a systemic change or a short-lived political Band-Aid. "Now they're doing this because -- why?" asked Denise Rotheimer, a political activist and Republican candidate for the Illinois House of Representatives. She complained... Read more
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WA Today
Sexual misconduct revelations spread to US statehousesthe beginning of a systemic change or a short-lived political Band-Aid. "Now t
WA Today / Posted 9 days ago
the beginning of a systemic change or a short-lived political Band-Aid. "Now they're doing this because -- why?" asked Denise Rotheimer, a political activist and Republican candidate for the Illinois House of Representatives. She complained... Read more
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Canberra Times
Sexual misconduct revelations spread to US statehousesthe beginning of a systemic change or a short-lived political Band-Aid. "Now t
Canberra Times / Posted 9 days ago
the beginning of a systemic change or a short-lived political Band-Aid. "Now they're doing this because -- why?" asked Denise Rotheimer, a political activist and Republican candidate for the Illinois House of Representatives. She complained... Read more
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The Age
Sexual misconduct revelations spread to US statehousesthe beginning of a systemic change or a short-lived political Band-Aid. "Now t
The Age / Posted 9 days ago
the beginning of a systemic change or a short-lived political Band-Aid. "Now they're doing this because -- why?" asked Denise Rotheimer, a political activist and Republican candidate for the Illinois House of Representatives. She complained... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Sexual misconduct revelations spread to US statehousesthe beginning of a systemic change or a short-lived political Band-Aid. "Now t
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 days ago
the beginning of a systemic change or a short-lived political Band-Aid. "Now they're doing this because -- why?" asked Denise Rotheimer, a political activist and Republican candidate for the Illinois House of Representatives. She complained... Read more
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Boston Globe
Silence lifts in state houses as harassment scandals bring swift penaltiesthe beginning of a systemic change or a short-lived political Band-Aid. “Now t
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
the beginning of a systemic change or a short-lived political Band-Aid. “Now they’re doing this because — why?” asked Denise Rotheimer, a political activist and Republican candidate for the Illinois House of Representatives. She complained... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Jim Dey: Lawmakers don't know what lewd behavior is?Silverstein that's been made public is the transcript of a Facebook chat in whi
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
Silverstein that's been made public is the transcript of a Facebook chat in which Silverstein and his accuser, lobbyist Denise Rotheimer, engaged in a cringe-worthy, juvenile discussion that was mutually flirtatious. No matter — it's off with... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Another view: Covering up for harassersit’s hard to know, specifically, what it means. But, judging from the accusati
Northwest Herald / Posted 13 days ago
it’s hard to know, specifically, what it means. But, judging from the accusations made against Silverstein by lobbyist Denise Rotheimer, his actions reveal more than a professional interest in her. Rotheimer asserted that Silverstein called her... Read more
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The Telegraph
Illinois lawmakers engulfed by fixing sex-harassment messgeneral to allow her to investigate existing complaints, including one filed la
The Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
general to allow her to investigate existing complaints, including one filed last November by legislative activist Denise Rotheimer against Silverstein. SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois lawmakers spent most of Tuesday trying to get... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Illinois Senate rushes to fix sex-harassment quandaryphoto Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks in May at the Illi
Northwest Herald / Posted 14 days ago
photo Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks in May at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield Ill. After Denise Rotheimer testified on Oct. 31, that Silverstein sexually harassed her last year, House Speaker Michael Madigan plans... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Illinois Senate rushes to fix sex-harassment quandaryphoto Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks in May at the Illi
Daily Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
photo Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks in May at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield Ill. After Denise Rotheimer testified on Oct. 31, that Silverstein sexually harassed her last year, House Speaker Michael Madigan plans... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Gov applauds, jabs lawmakers on sex harassmentpainfully clear last week when a legislative activist complained that Sen. Ira
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 14 days ago
painfully clear last week when a legislative activist complained that Sen. Ira Silverstein had harassed her last year. Denise Rotheimer filed a complaint in November and wondered why nothing was done. Silverstein has denied the... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Lawmakers unanimous in passing sex harassment legislationharassment and discrimination against women involved with state government. The
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 14 days ago
harassment and discrimination against women involved with state government. The issue intensified last week when activist Denise Rotheimer testified before a House committee that she had been sexually harassed by Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago.... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Gov applauds, jabs lawmakers on sex harassmentpainfully clear last week when a legislative activist complained that Sen. Ira
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 14 days ago
painfully clear last week when a legislative activist complained that Sen. Ira Silverstein had harassed her last year. Denise Rotheimer filed a complaint in November and wondered why nothing was done. Silverstein has denied the... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
Gov applauds, jabs lawmakers on sex harassmentfile photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illin
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
file photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield Ill. After Denise Rotheimer testified on Oct. 31, 2017, that Silverstein sexually harassed her last year, House Speaker Michael Madigan... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Gov applauds, jabs lawmakers on sex harassmentpainfully clear last week when a legislative activist complained that Sen. Ira
Stamford Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
painfully clear last week when a legislative activist complained that Sen. Ira Silverstein had harassed her last year. Denise Rotheimer filed a complaint in November and wondered why nothing was done. Silverstein has denied the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Illinois House puts student-loan rights into lawpainfully clear last week when a legislative activist complained that Sen. Ira
Connecticut Post / Posted 14 days ago
painfully clear last week when a legislative activist complained that Sen. Ira Silverstein had harassed her last year. Denise Rotheimer filed a complaint in November and wondered why nothing was done. Silverstein has denied the... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
Illinois lawmakers engulfed by fixing sex-harassment messfile photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illin
The Times and Democrat / Posted 14 days ago
file photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield Ill. After Denise Rotheimer testified on Oct. 31, 2017, that Silverstein sexually harassed her last year, House Speaker Michael Madigan... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
Illinois lawmakers engulfed by fixing sex-harassment messfile photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illin
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 14 days ago
file photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield Ill. After Denise Rotheimer testified on Oct. 31, 2017, that Silverstein sexually harassed her last year, House Speaker Michael Madigan... Read more
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The Sentinel
Illinois lawmakers engulfed by fixing sex-harassment messfile photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illin
The Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
file photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield Ill. After Denise Rotheimer testified on Oct. 31, 2017, that Silverstein sexually harassed her last year, House Speaker Michael Madigan... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
House fails to override 'right-work' measurefile photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illin
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 14 days ago
file photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield Ill. After Denise Rotheimer testified on Oct. 31, 2017, that Silverstein sexually harassed her last year, House Speaker Michael Madigan... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Illinois lawmakers engulfed by fixing sex-harassment messfile photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illin
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 14 days ago
file photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield Ill. After Denise Rotheimer testified on Oct. 31, 2017, that Silverstein sexually harassed her last year, House Speaker Michael Madigan... Read more
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Greenwich Time
House fails to override 'right-to-work' measurepainfully clear last week when a legislative activist complained that Sen. Ira
Greenwich Time / Posted 14 days ago
painfully clear last week when a legislative activist complained that Sen. Ira Silverstein had harassed her last year. Denise Rotheimer filed a complaint in November and wondered why nothing was done. Silverstein has denied the... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Illinois lawmakers engulfed by fixing sex-harassment messduring a two-year vacancy in the post. The impact of inaction became painfully
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
during a two-year vacancy in the post. The impact of inaction became painfully clear last week when legislative activist Denise Rotheimer accused state Sen. Ira Silverstein, a Chicago Democrat, of sexual harassment last year while the two worked... Read more
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Rapid City Journal
Illinois lawmakers engulfed by fixing sex-harassment messfile photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illin
Rapid City Journal / Posted 14 days ago
file photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield Ill. After Denise Rotheimer testified on Oct. 31, 2017, that Silverstein sexually harassed her last year, House Speaker Michael Madigan... Read more
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Rapid City Journal
House fails to override 'right-to-work' measurefile photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illin
Rapid City Journal / Posted 14 days ago
file photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield Ill. After Denise Rotheimer testified on Oct. 31, 2017, that Silverstein sexually harassed her last year, House Speaker Michael Madigan... Read more
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The News-Times
House fails to override 'right-to-work' measurepainfully clear last week when a legislative activist complained that Sen. Ira
The News-Times / Posted 14 days ago
painfully clear last week when a legislative activist complained that Sen. Ira Silverstein had harassed her last year. Denise Rotheimer filed a complaint in November and wondered why nothing was done. Silverstein has denied the... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Illinois lawmakers engulfed by fixing sex-harassment messduring a two-year vacancy in the post. The impact of inaction became painfully
The Middletown Press / Posted 14 days ago
during a two-year vacancy in the post. The impact of inaction became painfully clear last week when legislative activist Denise Rotheimer accused state Sen. Ira Silverstein, a Chicago Democrat, of sexual harassment last year while the two worked... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
Illinois lawmakers engulfed by fixing sex-harassment messfile photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illin
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
file photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield Ill. After Denise Rotheimer testified on Oct. 31, 2017, that Silverstein sexually harassed her last year, House Speaker Michael Madigan... Read more
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Arizona Daily Sun
Illinois lawmakers engulfed by fixing sex-harassment messfile photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illin
Arizona Daily Sun / Posted 14 days ago
file photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield Ill. After Denise Rotheimer testified on Oct. 31, 2017, that Silverstein sexually harassed her last year, House Speaker Michael Madigan... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Highlights from 'The Silverstein-Rotheimer Papers'I just spoke with Rep. Greg Harris and Elaine Nekritz at dinner. I will deal wi
Chicago Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
I just spoke with Rep. Greg Harris and Elaine Nekritz at dinner. I will deal with Cullerton. Shortly after this, Denise Rotheimer filed a formal complaint against Silverstein. It reads: The first order of business that needs to be... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Was it 'harassment'? Messages between Silverstein and Rotheimer read more like adolescent flirtationPapers,” a printout of 17 months’ worth of Facebook messages between Silverstei
Chicago Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
Papers,” a printout of 17 months’ worth of Facebook messages between Silverstein and victim rights advocate Denise Rotheimer. Rotheimer released this tome to certain members of the media last week as evidence, she said, of the... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Illinois lawmakers engulfed by fixing sex-harassment messpiled up during a two-year vacancy in the post. The inaction became painfully
The Register Citizen / Posted 15 days ago
piled up during a two-year vacancy in the post. The inaction became painfully clear last week when legislative activist Denise Rotheimer accused state Sen. Ira Silverstein, a Chicago Democrat, of sexual harassment last year while the two worked... Read more
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The Chippewa Herald
House OKs expanded authority for inspectorfile photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illin
The Chippewa Herald / Posted 15 days ago
file photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield Ill. After Denise Rotheimer testified on Oct. 31, 2017, that Silverstein sexually harassed her last year, House Speaker Michael Madigan... Read more
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Fremont Tribune
House OKs expanded authority for inspectorfile photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illin
Fremont Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
file photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield Ill. After Denise Rotheimer testified on Oct. 31, 2017, that Silverstein sexually harassed her last year, House Speaker Michael Madigan... Read more
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The World
House OKs expanded authority for inspectorfile photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illin
The World / Posted 15 days ago
file photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield Ill. After Denise Rotheimer testified on Oct. 31, 2017, that Silverstein sexually harassed her last year, House Speaker Michael Madigan... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
House OKs expanded authority for inspectorfile photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illin
The Times and Democrat / Posted 15 days ago
file photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield Ill. After Denise Rotheimer testified on Oct. 31, 2017, that Silverstein sexually harassed her last year, House Speaker Michael Madigan... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
House OKs expanded authority for inspectorfile photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illin
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 15 days ago
file photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield Ill. After Denise Rotheimer testified on Oct. 31, 2017, that Silverstein sexually harassed her last year, House Speaker Michael Madigan... Read more
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Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
House OKs expanded authority for inspectorfile photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illin
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier / Posted 15 days ago
file photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield Ill. After Denise Rotheimer testified on Oct. 31, 2017, that Silverstein sexually harassed her last year, House Speaker Michael Madigan... Read more
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Santa Maria Times
House approves sex-harassment resolutionfile photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illin
Santa Maria Times / Posted 15 days ago
file photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield Ill. After Denise Rotheimer testified on Oct. 31, 2017, that Silverstein sexually harassed her last year, House Speaker Michael Madigan... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
House approves sex-harassment resolutiontestimony last week of sending inappropriate messages, paying unwanted complime
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
testimony last week of sending inappropriate messages, paying unwanted compliments and making late-night phone calls to Denise Rotheimer. The Ingleside victims-rights advocate was working with him during 2016 on legislation. Silverstein has... Read more
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Arizona Daily Sun
Senate sex-harassment target won't talkfile photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illin
Arizona Daily Sun / Posted 15 days ago
file photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield Ill. After Denise Rotheimer testified on Oct. 31, 2017, that Silverstein sexually harassed her last year, House Speaker Michael Madigan... Read more
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Missoulian
Senate sex-harassment target won't talkfile photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illin
Missoulian / Posted 15 days ago
file photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield Ill. After Denise Rotheimer testified on Oct. 31, 2017, that Silverstein sexually harassed her last year, House Speaker Michael Madigan... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Senate convenes, sex-harassment target attendingactivist testified about harassment by Chicago Democratic Sen. Ira Silverstein.
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 15 days ago
activist testified about harassment by Chicago Democratic Sen. Ira Silverstein. Silverstein has denied the allegations but Denise Rotheimer pointed out that her complaint had sat idle for nearly a year. Silverstein is on the floor and voted... Read more
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