(CNN) - San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, who's battling a tide of sexual harassment allegations, wants his city to cover his legal expenses.
Last week, Filner's lawyer sent a letter to the city, saying it should mount the mayor's defense and pay his legal bills.FULL STORY
(CNN) - San Diego’s Democratic mayor, who is embroiled in sexual harassment allegations, should resign, Sen. Dianne Feinstein said Sunday.
Speaking on CNN’s “State of the Union,” the California Democrat said Bob Filner no longer held the moral authority to lead his city.
(CNN) – - San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, publicly accused of sexual harassment by seven women, said Friday he will enter "a behavior counseling clinic" for two weeks of intensive therapy starting August 5. In a statement given at City Hall, he apologized "to the women I have offended." "The behavior I have engaged in over many years is wrong. My failure to respect women and the intimidating conduct I engaged in at times is inexcusable," he said.
(CNN) - Local Democratic leaders called on their fellow party member, San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, to resign over increasing sexual harassment allegations from multiple women.
The San Diego County Democratic Party voted 34-6 Thursday in its second meeting in a week to discuss the claims.FULL STORY
(CNN) - Another day, another sexual harassment claim against San Diego Mayor Bob Filner.
Filner's former campaign staffer Laura Fink has come forward saying he touched her on the rear, and made sexually suggestive remarks when he was a congressman back in 2005.FULL STORY
(CNN) - A former campaign staffer for San Diego Mayor Bob Filner became the second woman to publicly accuse him of sexual harassment, saying Tuesday that the then-congressman patted her "posterior" while at a fundraising event.
Laura Fink, who now runs a political consulting firm, told CNN affiliate KPBS that it happened in 2005 when she was working as Filner's deputy campaign manager.FULL STORY
(CNN) - California's Supreme Court on Tuesday denied the San Diego County clerk's request to halt same-sex marriages in the state.
The decision was announced in a brief ruling, which was filed Tuesday and said: "The request for an immediate temporary stay or injunctive relief is denied."FULL STORY
(CNN) - San Diego Mayor Bob Filner is about to face at least one sexual harassment lawsuit as a series of allegations against him roils City Hall.
A city employee will announce the lawsuit Monday, attorney Gloria Allred's office said.FULL STORY
(CNN) – San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, who has been accused of sexual harassment, will speak at an event next month on the issue of combatting sexual assault in the military.
Filner, a former Democratic congressman, was originally slated to be honored at the National Women Veterans Association of America event. In an telephone interview Tuesday with CNN, National Women Veterans Association of America President Tara Jones said Filner would no longer be honored or appear at the event. In a subsequent interview Wednesday, Jones said Filner would appear and noted that the organization will hold a news conference on Saturday to discuss the matter.
(CNN) - San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, dogged by allegations of sexual harassment, said on Monday he will not step down from his post.
"As your elected mayor, I fully expect to be accountable to the citizens of San Diego for all of my actions," he said in a statement. "But as a citizen of this country, I also expect - and am entitled to - due process, and the opportunity to respond in a fair and impartial venue to specific allegations. I do not believe I am guilty of sexual harassment, and I believe a full presentation of the facts will vindicate me."FULL STORY