U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Miramar, said Friday he’s supporting the National Day of Silence, a day of action organized to bring attention to the bullying of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students.Read Full Story
United States Rep. Alcee Hastings, a Democrat from Florida, has been accused of sexual harassment.
Winsome Packer claims the harassment took place between 2008 and 2010 when Hastings co-chaired the Helsinki Commission, an independent U.S. government agency in Europe.
Packer filed the suit against Hastings and the commission. According to the suit, Packer was subjected to "unwelcome sexual advances," "unwelcome touching" and retaliation.
When she complained, Packer says she was forced to...Read Full Story
A West Palm Beach man frustrated that he could not meet with a Veterans Affairs hospital director and a Fort Lauderdale staffer of U.S. Rep. Alcee L. Hastings was accused by the FBI of making interstate threats to the congressman's office workers.Read Full Story
7-12The lock-up-your-opponents bills of 2009? posted at 11:08 am on July 10, 2009 by Ed Morrissey Share on Facebook | printer-friendly Would Congress ever pass legislation that would allow the executive to determine at its own discretion whether political opponents had crossed the line into domestic terrorists and build camps in which to keep them? Sounds like something out of 20th-century totalitarian systems or dystopian fiction. Mark Tapscott says it’s not fiction, and he...Read Full Story
Stories like this one make me livid. Perhaps in part because I do not like facing the fact that I allowed myself to be played as a sucker. Also, because I have a very low regard for liars - even in politicians. It seems Obama not only played me - and countless LGBT friends - as suckers as he lied about his support for LGBT equality under the civil laws during his campaign last year. The Miami Herald is reporting that Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-Miramar) withdrew his amendment to H.R...Read Full Story