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Lawmaker resigns leadership post amid harassment allegations

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - A state lawmaker who is facing scrutiny over past allegations of sexual harassment has been removed from his ranking member position on a House committee, and resigned his position as assistant floor leader, House leaders say.Republican Rep. Matt Manweller was removed from his position on the House Labor and Workplace Standards Committee Thursday, according to a written statement released by House Republican Leader Dan Kristiansen.