Eric Massa Allegedly Groped Male Staffers
Charges are more than 'salty language'
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 9, 2010 3:39 PM CST
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(Newser) – Eric Massa has been under investigation for allegedly groping several male staffers in his congressional office. Massa resigned when sexual-harassment allegations came to light, but he characterized the conduct as being only "salty language." In fact, his inappropriate advances constitute "a pattern of behavior and physical harassment," sources tell the Washington Post. Massa has argued that House leaders forced him to resign because he opposed health care reform, a charge Democrats say is "absurd."