Marty Nothstein

Sexual Misconduct Investigation of Pennsylvania Congressional Hopeful Closed With No Finding
Marty Nothstein said he was the victim of a smear that has damaged his campaign

Republican candidate for Pennsylvania’s new 7th District Marty Nothstein was accused of sexual misconduct around 2000, but the investigation found no wrongdoing. (

A sexual misconduct investigation of Pennsylvania Republican congressional hopeful Marty Nothstein has been closed with, “no evidence of wrongdoing,” but not before inflicting potentially devastating damage, his campaign announced Friday. 

“This was a politically timed smear orchestrated by people who placed winning above fair play and destruction of decency,” Nothstein said at a press conference, according to a transcript provided to Roll call.