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San Diego Mayor Bob Filner expected to resign Friday after sexual harassment allegations

Beleaguered San Diego, CA Mayor Bob Filner (D) is expected to resign Friday after weeks of prompting by Democrats and Republicans in the wake of multiple charges of sexual harassment. According to the L.A. Times, a settlement has been reached between Filner and his office’s former communications director, Irene McCormack…

Give Filner the hook: Recall campaign begins against San Diego mayor over sexual harassment allegations

SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – A campaign seeking to recall San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, who has resisted mounting pressure to resign over sexual harassment allegations, shifted into high hear on Sunday as organizers began collecting signatures for a petition demanding his ouster. Recall proponents will need to amass at least…

John Oliver on San Diego Mayor Bob Filner: F*ck this guy!

Thursday night on The Daily Show, John Oliver “tidied things up” for Jon Stewart by following up on some of the previous stories he had covered. One such story was the continuing sexual harassment scandal involving San Diego Mayor Bob Filner. Oliver joked that Filner looked like “the Joker” from…

Hooters says it won’t serve San Diego Mayor Bob Filner

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner will not be served at four Hooters locations around the city. The owner of the four restaurants in Rancho Bernardo, Oceanside, Gaslamp and Mission Valley has put up signs informing the public that Filner is not welcome. “This establishment recognizes that we all have political…

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner defiant in face of recall campaign

By Marty Graham SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, in his first public statement since taking a leave of absence to enter sexual harassment therapy, refused to bow to a campaign seeking his ouster through a recall election, touting his accomplishments in office instead. “Now is not…

San Diego mayor’s two-week sexual harassment therapy ends early

By Marty Graham SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – San Diego Mayor Bob Filner will complete intensive therapy treatment for sexually harassing women less than a week into the course, short of what was originally billed as a two-week session, the law firm representing him said on Friday. “Upon completion of the…

Military sexual assault victims allege San Diego Mayor Bob Filner harassed them

Accusations follow spate of others from former aides and acquaintances which have triggered a lawsuit against Bob Filner Two more women have come forward to accuse San Diego mayor Bob Filner of sexual harassment, bringing the number to 13 and piling pressure on him to resign. Eldonna Fernandez and Gerri…

Colbert stands up for ‘Oppressed White Male’ Bob Filner

Thursday night on “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert received an “Oppressed White Male Alert” during the broadcast. It was a report that San Diego Mayor Bob Filner (D) is having his rights trampled on by a bunch of no-fun killjoys who don’t like to see a guy have a…

Four more women accuse San Diego mayor of sexual misconduct

SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – Four more women, including a retired U.S. Navy admiral and a college dean, came forward on Thursday to publicly accuse San Diego Mayor Bob Filner of making unwanted sexual advances toward them, as local party leaders called on him to resign. The latest allegations leveled at…

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