Ex-staffer claims Conyers 'inappropriately touched' her

Ex-staffer claims Conyers 'inappropriately touched' her

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New allegations against Rep. John Conyers emerged late Monday with a former staffer accusing the congressman of sexual harassment in an affidavit released by a lawyer.

Conyers, the longest serving member of Congress, is facing calls from lawmakers, including House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, to resign following previous allegations of misconduct.

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Rep. John Conyers at a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington.