Nebraska politician, accuser drop lawsuits over grope claims


              FILE - Nebraska state Sen. Julie Slama, a co-sponsor of the Citizens for Voter ID ballot initiative, waits as more people sign the ballot petition to require voters to show a government-issued identification at the polls at a local Republican Party meeting, Sept. 2, 2021, in Papillion, Neb. Dueling lawsuits have been dropped by Charles W. Herbster, a former Nebraska candidate for governor, and Slama, a fellow Republican state lawmaker who accused him of groping her at a political function several years ago. (AP Photo/Grant Schulte, File)
            
              FILE - Charles W. Herbster, a Republican candidate for Nebraska governor, responds to allegations that multiple women made against him, at his campaign office in Omaha, Neb., April 19, 2022. Dueling lawsuits have been dropped by the former Nebraska candidate for governor and state Sen. Julie Slama, a fellow Republican state lawmaker who accused him of groping her at a political function several years ago. (Anna Reed/Omaha World-Herald via AP, File)
Nebraska politician, accuser drop lawsuits over grope claims