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Tue Feb 6, 2018, 04:48 AM

Woman who accused Trump of forced kiss running for Ohio seat

FREMONT, Ohio (AP) - A woman who during the 2016 election accused President Donald Trump of sexually harassing her more than a decade ago is running for a seat in Ohio's legislature.

Former Trump Tower receptionist Rachel Crooks filed paperwork Monday to run as a Democrat in Ohio's 88th House District, which covers a largely rural area southeast of Toledo.

Trump denied the accusations when they first surfaced a month before the 2016 election.

Crooks has said she met Trump in 2005 and that she was 22 when she says he kissed her "directly on the mouth" against her will. The White House disputed Crooks' claims in December.

Read more: http://www.philly.com/philly/news/politics/20180205_ap_8d0363b9520d47beb2d432e1f3eafa40.html

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Tue Feb 6, 2018, 05:57 AM

1. Is she the one that is a friend of Erin Burnett of

CNN? There are so many.

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Tue Feb 6, 2018, 09:07 AM

2. She picked a tough district. The state party really needs to support her. ....

Bill Reineke Sworn In As State Representative Of The 88th House District
January 05, 2015


State Representative Bill Reineke (R-Tiffin) was sworn in yesterday as a member of the Ohio House of Representatives for the 131st General Assembly. He represents the 88th Ohio House District, which includes all of Sandusky County and portions of Seneca County.

“I am humbled and honored to serve as the State Representative of Ohio’s 88th District,” Reineke said. “Over the next two years, I am committed to improving the lives of the citizens in my district and across the state. It is an exciting time to be in Ohio, and I will work hard to create jobs, train employees to fill those jobs and keep government accountable to its citizens.”

Leadership Position : Assistant Majority Whip
Hometown : Tiffin
Party : Republican
Current Term : Eligible to run for another term

He's from Tiffin, a pretty nice town with two colleges and a strongly Republican history.

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