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Rick Horowitz | Posted 10.10.2013 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

It's time -- it's past time -- for Bob Filner to go. ...

Filner Deposition Postponed In Sexual Harassment Suit

Reuters | Posted 10.07.2013 | Politics

By Marty Graham SAN DIEGO, Aug 7 (Reuters) - A judge postponed embattled San Diego Mayor Bob Filner's deposition in a high-profile sex...

Investigators Question Filner's Former Aide Over Harassment Charges

AP | Posted 08.05.2013 | Politics

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN DIEGO — San Diego County Sheriff's investigators will question Bob Filner's former communication director about alleg...

San Diego Mayor Accused Of Making Unwanted Advances At Church

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.05.2013 | Politics

A 10th woman has come forward with allegations of sexual harassment against San Diego Mayor Bob Filner (D), telling ABC affiliate 10News that the mayo...

Colbert Defends Sex-Crazed Mayor

Posted 08.02.2013 | Comedy

Stephen Colbert can identify with Bob Filner, the mayor of San Diego battling Anthony Weiner for making the office of mayor synonymous with sex scanda...

9th Filner Accuser: Mayor 'Did A Little Grab On My Derriere'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.02.2013 | Politics

A ninth woman has accused San Diego Mayor Bob Filner of sexual harassment, claiming the scandal-plagued official "did a little grab on my derriere." ...

Filner's Lawyer Makes Outlandish Claim On Sexual Harassment Training

AP | ELLIOT SPAGAT and JULIE WATSON | Posted 08.01.2013 | Politics

SAN DIEGO -- The attorney for San Diego's embattled mayor says the city failed to provide Bob Filner state-required sexual harassment training and the...

City Council That Wants Scandal-Plagued Mayor To Resign Asked To Pay His Bills

Posted 09.29.2013 | Politics

By ELLIOT SPAGAT, The ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN DIEGO -- A City Council that overwhelming wants Mayor Bob Filner to resign is being asked to pay the bel...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Democratic Senator Urges San Diego Mayor To Resign

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 07.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) called on embattled San Diego Mayor Bob Filner to resign Sunday, saying he lacked the "moral compass" t...

Scandal-Plagued Mayor's Plan Flops Big With Critics

AP | ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 07.27.2013 | Politics

SAN DIEGO -- Mayor Bob Filner's announcement that he will undergo two weeks of full-time therapy defies leaders of his own political party who demande...

Filner Makes Big Announcement On Political Future Amid Scandal

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.26.2013 | Politics

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner (D) said he won't resign because of sexual harassment allegations made against him, but he does plan to attend a rehab cent...

DNC Chair: Filner Has To Go

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 07.26.2013 | Politics

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.), chair of the Democratic National Committee, released a statement on Friday encouraging San Diego Mayor Bob Fil...

Third Woman Comes Forward With Sexual Harassment Claims Against Mayor

Posted 07.24.2013 | Politics

A third woman is publicly accusing San Diego Mayor Bob Filner of sexual harrassment, KPBS reported Wednesday. Morgan Rose, a psychologist for the S...

Embattled Mayor Hit With Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.21.2013 | Politics

BY ELLIOT SPAGAT, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego Mayor Bob Filner's former communications director has filed a sexual harassment...

Embattled Mayor: 'I'm A Hugger, Of Both Men And Women'

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 07.16.2013 | Politics

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner (D) has faced a great deal of scrutiny amid recent allegations that he sexually harassed several female staffers. In a ...

Under Siege, Mayor Makes First Public Appearance Since Allegations in Surprise Showing at San Diego Pride

Thom Senzee | Posted 07.15.2013 | Los Angeles
Thom Senzee

Although at least one local San Diego television news broadcast erroneously reported that San Diego Mayor Bob Filner showed up at Balboa Park with a...

Mayor Facing Sexual Harrassment Allegations Won't Step Down

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.16.2013 | Politics

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner said Monday that he will not resign amid allegations that he sexually harassed several female members of his staff, claimin...

Mayor Comes Under Swift, Heavy Scrutiny Amid Harassment Allegations

AP | ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 07.13.2013 | Politics

SAN DIEGO -- The week began with news that Mayor Bob Filner's fiancee ended their engagement and, by Friday, San Diego's first Democratic leader in 20...

Gay Republican Trying To Break Barrier

AP | ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 11.02.2012 | Politics

SAN DIEGO -- Whoever wins Tuesday's election for mayor of the nation's eighth-largest city will represent a break from the past. A win by Councilman ...

Gay Candidate Slammed Over Water Fight Article

James Peron | Posted 10.15.2012 | Gay Voices
James Peron

Retiring Congressman Bob Filner, running for San Diego mayor, found a unique way to remind the public that his opponent, Carl DeMaio, is gay.

Amanda Terkel

GOP Mayor Pushes For Marriage Equality

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When a coalition of mayors launched a campaign to push for marriage equality a month ago, there were about 70 individuals signed on to i...