Episode 137: Dingle Dangle | John Conyers and Gordon Klingenschmitt.


August 24th, 2022

1 hr 12 mins 12 secs

Season 3

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Hillary and Tina cover John Conyers and Gordon Klingenschmitt.

Hillary’s Story
In 2017 Representative John Conyers was one of the longest serving congressmen with 50 years in office. BUT when sexual harassment claims arise, his storied career ends in shame.

Tina’s Story
Evangelical activist Gordon Klingenschmitt won a seat in the Colorado House of Representatives in 2014. BUT it’s his fanatical views that spark controversy.

Hillary's Story
Pelosi refuses to hit Conyers on sexual harassment allegations, calls him an ‘icon’--By Maegan Vazquez

The New York Times
John Conyers to Leave Congress Amid Harassment Claims--by Yamiche Alcindor

Conyers Resigns Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations--by Brian Naylor and Domenico Montanaro

The Observer
Battered by Sexual Harassment Allegations, John Conyers Resigns From Congress--By Davis Richardson

Conyers scandal rocks House Democrats--by John Bresnahan and Heather Caygle

The Washington Post
Rep. John Conyers Jr. resigns over sexual harassment allegations after a half-century in Congress--by Elsie Viebeck and David Weigel

John Conyers

MI Rep. Conyers admits to paying settlement, denies harassment allegations

John Conyers--by Mark Wilson via The Atlantic Journal-Constitution
John Conyers and MLK Jr.--from Office of John Conyers via ACLU

Tina's Story
Americans United
Colorado Religious Right Extremist Loses Election For City Council Seat--by Rob Boston

Colorado Springs lawmaker back on committee, will hold town hall Wednesday--BY MEGAN SCHRADER

The Denver Post
GOP aghast at Klingenschmitt’s act-of-God comment in baby’s death--by Lynn Bartels
Klingenschmitt loses committee post, suspends ministry for six weeks--by Lynn Bartels

The Gazette
Klingenschmitt, Fornander offer 'extremes' on both ends in House District 15 race--by Stephen Hobbs

Controversial State Rep. Klingenschmitt loses state senate primary

Mother Jones
Watchdog Group Banned from YouTube After Anti-Gay Chaplain Complains About YouTube Comments--by Tim Murphy

Right Wing Watch
Ted Cruz Is ‘Honored’ To Have The Support Of Colorado’s Demon-Hunting, Anti-Gay Exorcist State Legislator Gordon Klingenschmitt--By Kyle Mantyla

The Virginian Pilot
Jury recommends reprimand, fine for Navy chaplain

Eight Reasons to Give Thanks That Gordon Klingenschmitt Lost the Primary--by
Meet Gordon Klingenschmitt, Exorcism-Doing, Gay-Slamming, Just-Elected State Rep--by MICHAEL ROBERTS

Gordon J. Klingenschmitt--photo by Donn Bruns (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Klingenschmitt on Pray in Jesus Name--screenshot via Right Wing Watch

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