Minnesota Senate faces mushrooming legal costs due to GOP sex scandal

Dec 11, 2012 Full story: www.rawstory.com

The Minnesota Senate faces an ever-growing legal bill thanks to a scandal involving a former Republican leader and her senior aide. The Associated Press reported Tuesday that the legal costs associated with a lawsuit filed by senior staffer Michael Brodkorb had nearly doubled to approximately $200,000.

Minnesota Republican Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch resigned from her leadership position in December 2011 after facing accusations that she had an “inappropriate relationship” with Brodkorb. One day later, Brodkorb was fired from his position. Brodkorb later sued the state Senate on grounds of wrongful termination and gender discrimination, claiming he was treated differently than female staffers who had affairs with male legislators.

“Mr. Brodkorb has evidence that similarly situated female legislative employees, from both political parties, were not terminated from their employment positions despite intimate relationships with male legislators. It is clear that Mr. Brodkorb was terminated based on his gender,” his lawsuit read.

Full Story

Since: Jan 12

Port Richey, FL

#1 Dec 12, 2012
welcome to the double standard world

Minneapolis, MN

#2 Dec 12, 2012
The republican party should be paying for this, not the tax payer.


“Religious Freedom to Marry”

Since: Apr 07

Newark OH / Baltimore MD

#4 Dec 12, 2012
Rod Knee King wrote:
The democratic party and AIPAC would be in debt if they paid for their own shenenigans.
Both parties have a lot to answer for.

I'd like to see each of them fund their primaries instead of forcing the taxpayers to pay for them.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Gay/Lesbian Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
STUDY: Gay Sex Helps Humans Bond and Survive 3 min Truth 7
Is Vladimir Putin Another Adolf Hitler? 6 min NAZTY Ukraine 2,762
End of the road for Freedom to Marry, NOM? 23 min Rick in Kansas 1
Gay marriage (Mar '13) 35 min Cowobunga 56,700
Gay couples exchange vows in Montana after ruling 37 min NorCal Native 38
Go Gay Rights Go! 56 min Frankie Rizzo 22
The gay cafe for GLBT, friends and family (Oct '09) 57 min Roger 68,467
Is Polygamy the Next Gay Marriage? 2 hr Frankie Rizzo 3,983
Evangelicals with gay children challenging church 2 hr nhjeff 24
Pat Robertson's Thanksgiving Warning: Stop Gay ... 3 hr Frankie Rizzo 21
Next gay marriage fight: religious exemptions 4 hr NorCal Native 3,641
Gay brains similar to opposite-sex straight brains 15 hr Belle Sexton 31

Gay/Lesbian People Search

Addresses and phone numbers for FREE