The House joined the Senate this week in mandating sexual harassment training for all members and staff in an effort to combat apparent wide spread sexual misconduct on Capitol Hill. Yet, studies have shown that training is not substantially effective at minimizing rates of harassment. Other bipartisan measures are also making their way through Congress to increase transparency and accountability around sexual misconduct. Melanie Sloan, a high-profile ethics lawyer in Washington, says it is a good first step, but more needs to be done to change the culture. She says she experienced harassment on Capitol Hill; last week she accused Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) of harassment during the 1990’s when she worked as legal counsel under him in the House Judiciary Committee. She sits down with Soledad O’Brien to discuss her attempt to file a complaint about the harassment, the rules that insulate members of Congress and the need to reform reporting practices on Capitol Hill.

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