November 2, 2011 Because Cain has been commenting on the allegations, his accuser should be released from her confidentiality agreement, the attorney says.
November 1, 2011 This week's allegations that Herman Cain harassed two women during his tenure at the National Restaurant Association are far from the only obstacle he faces in his quest for the Republican nomination. In presidential elections, Americans rarely elect someone who has never held public office.
November 1, 2011 A woman who filed a sexual-harassment complaint against front-running GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain more than a decade ago has confirmed for NPR the accuracy of a published report asserting that Cain was the target of two such complaints by female subordinates when he headed the National Restaurant Association in the late 1990s
October 31, 2011 Highflying GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain defended himself against a report that he sexually harassed two women more than a decade ago, saying he's the target of a "witch hunt." But employment lawyers say Cain's claim he was unaware of any settlement in a harassment case is implausible.
October 31, 2011 This is shaping up to be a really blue Monday for Herman Cain and a very busy Halloween for political reporters. Not only is there the report of alleged sexual harassment during his time at the National Restaurant Association. Now there's a report that his campaign may have received early help from a company run by his campaign aides which legal experts say could have violated laws.
October 31, 2011 Obviously, we can't know now how this will all play out. There's evidence some conservatives are rallying around him, seeing the revelation as a dirty trick by liberals. Some see similarities to sexual harassment bomb that went off during the Senate confirmation hearings for Justice Clarence ThomasBut there's also the suspicion that Cain is on the receiving end of oppo research by one of his rival Republican candidates.
October 27, 2011 There are people out there really saying it's impossible for Herman Cain to get the Republican presidential nomination? Apparently there are and Nate Silver at the FiveThirtyEight blog warns them that it's much safer to say it's highly unlikely than impossible.
October 26, 2011 Stephen Colbert had some fun with the absurd Herman Cain ad which concludes with the campaign's chief of staff Mark Block smoking and the candidate's slow-motion smile.
October 25, 2011 If you thought the whole Herman Cain phenomenon couldn't get any stranger, think again. A new Cain campaign video shows Mark Block, his campaign chief of staff, delivering a soliloquy into the camera, saying in part how unique the candidate and campaign are before he then takes a drag from a cigarette.
October 21, 2011 Even with the latest change to Cain's tax reform plan, the lowest-income Americans would see their tax bills rise because they'd face a trickle-down effect from business taxes and they would still face the 9 percent sales tax, analysts say.
October 21, 2011 Since he entered the frontrunner spotlight, GOP hopeful Herman Cain has struggled at times to maintain a consistent message. This week he's drawn criticism over his tax plan, as well as his stance on social issues.