Mark Halperin Accused of Sexual Harassment, Out at NBC

HalperinMark Halperin, a senior political analyst and frequent contributor for NBC News and MSNBC, acknowledged Wednesday night that he had engaged in “inappropriate” behavior around women he worked with while he was at ABC News and said he would “take a step back from my day-to-day work.”

Halperin apologized for having pursued “relationships with women that [he] worked with” in a statement to CNN, which quoted five anonymous women, four of them former ABC News employees, as saying Halperin sexually harassed them when he was a top political journalist at ABC News.