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Cuomo late Tuesday said Nassau District Attorney Madeline Singas will investigate and possibly prosecute "any and all matters concerning the public allegations" against Schneiderman.

New York's Solicitor General Barbara Underwood is serving as Acting AG, but it's up to the New York State Legislature to select a permanent successor.

Neither woman filed police complaints, but both say they sought out medical attention.

Dividing the world into men and monsters makes it harder for women to explain why they sometimes continue contact with their abusers, and therefore harder for those women to speak.

Michelle Manning Barish told the New Yorker she dated Schneiderman from 2013 to 2015. My ear was ringing. For my daughter and for all women.

Great sound bites, but the latest accusations are unsettling and disappointing. The retrial was later dropped. It was really bad.

"I was completely in shock", Fahy said.

"Schneiderman is alleged to have violently assaulted numerous women", Marchione continued.

Just hours after The New Yorker story published, he resigned.

"In the last several hours, serious allegations, which I strongly contest, have been made against me", Schneiderman said in a statement Monday night.

His statement announcing his resignation: "While these allegations are unrelated to my professional conduct or the operations of the office, they will effectively prevent me from leading the office's work at this critical time". This blitz included suits against each iteration of Trump's travel ban, the repeal of DACA and rollbacks in emissions standards.

Schneiderman says he engaged in "role-playing and other consensual sexual activity", but didn't assault anyone. "I have never engaged in non-consensual sex, which is a line I would not cross". "I'm willing to bet on the rule of law. This was abusive, demeaning, threatening behaviour". "This is like finding out Robert Mueller has been taking secret vacations with Putin", said Noah. "Many of them hesitated for quite some time".

Fourth woman: A prominent lawyer, says Mr Schneiderman slapped her with force after she rebuffed his advances.

- October 2016, statement on the release of a domestic violence brochure. Cuomo had tasked Schneiderman with investigating the matter.

Schneiderman was married for six years. Since Democrats hold the overall majority of the 213 total seats, the next attorney general likely will be a Democrat. Kirsten Gillibrand, quickly called for Schneiderman's resignation.

About a week before Rod Rosenstein appointed a special counsel to lead the Russia investigation, a group of attorneys general from Democratic-leaning states sent him a joint letter imploring him to do exactly that.

Schneiderman's public role as a defender of women and scourge to abusers, according to Mayer and Farrow, was too much for the accusers. So don't add things in during the middle that you haven't talked about already. "When you have so few [male leaders] that prioritize women's rights", she said, "it hits like a ton of bricks". "Rest assured, you will be believed, and that information will be important to protecting others, " he said.

Guilfoyle said that the victim she is working with is a single mother who is challenging "someone very powerful" and called the case "unbelievably harrowing".