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Speier: Sexual harassers have been protected on Capitol Hill

Clip: 11/14/2017 | 8m 20s

House members confronted the seriousness of sexual harassment on Capitol Hill at a hearing on Tuesday, as two congresswomen shared their perspectives on the problem's pervasiveness. Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., has spoken out about being assaulted as a young congressional aide by a senior staff member at the Capitol, and now she’s speaking out for others. Speier joins Judy Woodruff.

Aired: 11/14/17

Rating: NR

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