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How to address sexual harassment in politics: Elect more women

To the editor: In the wake of the avalanche of sexual harassment claims, there is one common denominator: men. Of course, this may be a function of who is in power. (“In an emotional speech on the Senate floor, Al Franken says he'll resign amid allegations of sexual misdeeds,” Dec. 7) Studies have...
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