Former Dem Staffer Gets No Jail Time After Pleading Guilty To Rape

The U.S. Capitol building is seen Saturday, Nov., 19, 2011, in Washington. The six Democrats and six Republicans of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, often called the Supercommittee, have until next We... The U.S. Capitol building is seen Saturday, Nov., 19, 2011, in Washington. The six Democrats and six Republicans of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, often called the Supercommittee, have until next Wednesday, Nov. 23, to come together on a deficit-cutting plan. Should they not, Congress will face a crummy choice. Lawmakers can allow payroll tax cuts and jobless aid for millions to expire or they extend them and increase the nation's $15 trillion debt by at least $160 billion. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) MORE LESS
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WASHINGTON (AP) — A former Democratic congressional aide has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing two women who were under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

The Washington Post (http://tinyurl.com/kcvclzk) reports that 37-year-old Donny Ray Williams pleaded guilty Tuesday in D.C. Superior Court. Williams had served as a staff director for the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs subcommittee.

Both of the assaults occurred in 2010. Prosecutors say Williams invited a colleague to his apartment, where he spiked her drink with a sleep aid and raped the woman while she was asleep.

A month later, prosecutors say Williams gave a woman alcoholic beverages and had sexual contact with her when she was too drunk to consent.

Prosecutors plan to seek a suspended prison term and five years of supervised probation.

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