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Woman alleges sexual misconduct by Nevada congressman

Rep. Ruben Kihuen, D-Nev. Photo: Chase Stevens / AP

A woman who worked on Rep. Ruben Kihuen's campaign in 2016 says she was "repeatedly harassed" by Kihuen who "made sexual advances toward her," according to BuzzFeed. She says he "propositioned her for dates and sex despite her repeated rejections," and inappropriately touched her. In one instance, she says he suggested they get a hotel room together after a meeting, and laughed when she rejected the idea.

"I said 'no' very firmly and he just laughed at me. It was humiliating," she told BuzzFeed.

Why it matters: The woman quit her job on the campaign, and voiced her complaints to a DCCC staffer. DCCC Chairman Rep. Ben Ray Luján said Kihuen should resign: "If anyone is guilty of sexual harassment or sexual assault, they should not hold elected office."

One more thing: Per BuzzFeed, several women have said verbal sexual misconduct "can be fairly routine on campaigns," and it's unclear who to voice complaints to "because there's 'no adult in the room.'"

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Where Trump's steel and aluminum trade war will hit first

Note: Includes only products under the "Iron & Steel & Ferroalloy" and "Alumina & Aluminum & Processing" NAICS commodity classifications. Data: Census Bureau; Chart: Chris Canipe and Lazaro Gamio / Axios

The Trump administration has begun imposing tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum, but several countries are exempted temporarily until May 1, as shown in the chart above. The administration may still apply quotas on exempted countries to prevent a flood of foreign steel and aluminum in the U.S. market, per the White House.

Why it matters: After railroading past a number of his advisors, Trump announced the tariffs on imports of steel (at 25%) and aluminum (at 10%) earlier this month, citing national security concerns. But with the exemption noted above, the tariffs won't carry major bite, at least to start.

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Law enforcement raids Cambridge Analytica London HQ

A man is seen through blinds inside the offices of Cambridge Analytica in central London.
A man is seen through blinds inside the offices of Cambridge Analytica. Photo: Daniel Leal-Olivas / AFP / Getty Images

Cambridge Analytica's London headquarters was searched by law enforcement on Friday, days after news broke about its relationship with Facebook, the Guardian reports.

“We are pleased with the decision of the judge and we plan to execute the warrant shortly. This is just one part of a larger investigation into the use of personal data and analytics for political purposes. As you will expect, we will now need to collect, assess and consider the evidence before coming to any conclusions.”
— Information Commissioner's Office spokesperson to the Guardian

The details: This comes after information commissioner Elizabeth Denham sought "access to records" from Cambridge Analytica. A judge issued a warrant on Friday, the Guardian reports.