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Investigation substantiates allegations of inappropriate sexual behavior by former top Capitol staffer

Investigation substantiates allegations of inappropriate sexual behavior by former top Capitol staffer

A California state Senate investigation has determined that a prominent Capitol public relations strategist probably engaged in sexually inappropriate conduct toward a female subordinate staffer when he worked as a chief of staff.

The investigation report said a “preponderance of the evidence” supported a finding that Adam Keigwin, now a managing director with the public affairs firm Mercury, based in Sacramento, engaged in unwanted touching and explicit talk and exposed himself.

He denied wrongdoing and said the findings released Thursday against him were false.

“I know I’m not perfect,” Keigwin told The Times. “I also know these allegations are completely...

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