The Hill Incorrectly Identifies Conyers As A Republican

Amber Athey Podcast Columnist
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The Hill incorrectly identified former Democratic Rep. John Conyers as a Republican for close to two hours in a recent article.

An article about the Michigan Democrat’s latest accuser was published at 10:10 AM on Wednesday morning and claimed in the lead sentence that Conyers is a Republican.

After numerous people pointed out the mistake on Twitter, the article was eventually updated at 11:51 am to say that he is actually a Democrat. That means the incorrect information sat on The Hill’s website for nearly two hours.

Screenshots of the original piece show where Conyers is incorrectly identified.

Conyers announced his resignation on Tuesday after multiple former staffers accused him of sexual harassment and groping. Conyers settled a wrongful dismissal suit with at least one former staffer after she accused him of firing her for resisting his sexual advances.

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