Harold Ford Jr. said that he's been cleared of sexual misconduct accusations after he was fired from Morgan Stanley over the allegations.

Former Democratic Congressman Harold Ford Jr. has been fired from Morgan Stanley after a human resources probe revealed harassment allegations against him.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — In the city where Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, a once-unbeatable former mayor wants the Democratic congressional primary to be a referendum on race.

From the NY Times: Harold E. Ford Jr., the former Tennessee congressman who has sought to parlay his star power and Wall Street connections into a political career in New York, has decided not to challenge Senator Kirsten E. Gillibrand in the Democratic primary this September.

From HuffingtonPost.com: Harold Ford Jr.’s role as an NBC political analyst has been “put on hold.”

From the NY Times: In his first extensive interview since he began weighing a run for United States Senate from New York, Harold E. Ford Jr. distanced himself from his previous opposition to same-sex marriage, his description of himself as “pro-life” and his push to permit local police officers to enforce federal immigration law, and […]