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Katie Hill Sues Ex, Media Over 'Nonconsensual Porn'

Former California congresswoman says publication of nude photos ruined her political career

(Newser) - Just two weeks ago, Katie Hill took out a temporary restraining order against her ex-husband. The next move for the former California congresswoman is a lawsuit against him and two media outlets for the publication of "nonconsensual porn" she says tanked her political career. Per NBC News , Hill, 33,...

Katie Hill Gets Restraining Order: He Won't Stop 'Until I Am Dead'

Ex-congresswoman says she's endured abuse, harassment from ex-husband for 15 years

(Newser) - Katie Hill, the ex-congresswoman from California who resigned in October 2019 amid an ethics probe and after nude photos of her had been sent to a conservative website, has been granted a temporary restraining order against the person she believes sent those nude photos : her ex-husband. Per NBC News , the...

Katie Hill Blasted on Own Twitter Feed by 'Former Staff'

Ex-congresswoman says account was hacked after movie announcement

(Newser) - News broke Tuesday that former Rep. Katie Hill's memoir would be turned into a film starring Elisabeth Moss, before disapproval spewed from Hill's old congressional Twitter account. Only Hill wasn't the one tweeting early Wednesday. Instead, anonymous posters identified as "Katie's former staff" blasted Moss...

Photo Scandal Was Only Part of Katie Hill's Awful Year

A few months after resigning from Congress, she found her brother dead of an overdose

(Newser) - If the name Katie Hill rings a bell, it's probably not for a reason she's happy about. She made headlines in 2018 as an openly bisexual woman who won a seat in Congress at age 31. But she made bigger headlines by resigning that seat in October after...

Katie Hill Speaks Out on Scandal, Resignation

'I strongly feel that I made the right call,' she says

(Newser) - Nearly four months after she resigned from the House of Representatives amid a sex scandal and nude photo plot she blamed on her abusive ex-husband, Katie Hill is speaking out. "I strongly feel that I made the right call in stepping down, for several reasons," Hill told George...

Katie Hill Describes Wanting to Kill Herself During Scandal

Former House member declares she hasn't given up the fight

(Newser) - As scandal closed in on her, former Rep. Katie Hill says, politicians and commentators were talking about her downfall in a way that sounded like she was dead. "I'm not," Hill writes in the New York Times , "though sometimes I’ve wished to be." So...

Man Who Triggered Mueller Inquiry Running for Congress

Convicted Trump aide George Papadopoulos is interested in Katie Hill's seat

(Newser) - From the big house to the House? George Papadopoulos, the former Trump campaign adviser who triggered what became the Mueller investigation and served 14 days in prison for lying to the FBI, has filed paperwork to run for Congress. The Republican is running for the seat being opened by the...

Katie Hill Resigns Amid Allegations, 'Revenge Porn'

Democrat says she's stepping down 'with a broken heart'

(Newser) - Rep. Katie Hill announced her resignation from Congress on Sunday—"with a broken heart." "This is the hardest thing I have ever had to do," the freshman Democrat said in a letter to her constituents in California. The resignation came after allegations that she had an...

Katie Hill Threatens Lawsuit Over Nude Photos

Cease-and-desist letter sent to Daily Mail

(Newser) - British tabloids have started taking an interest in Rep. Katie Hill's complicated private life—and the Democrat is threatening to sue one of them over nude photos. Her lawyers sent a cease-and-desist letter to the Daily Mail Thursday after it published intimate photos online that were allegedly of Hill...

House Democrat Says She Had 'Inappropriate Relationship'

Katie Hill blames 'abusive husband' for release of intimate photos

(Newser) - A Democratic lawmaker admits that she had an inappropriate relationship with a campaign staffer—but she denies having a relationship with a congressional staffer. In a letter to her constituents in California, Rep. Katie Hill apologized for having the relationship with a female staffer during her 2018 campaign, CNN reports....

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