NBC confirms one Herman Cain accuser received settlement

Hours after GOP frontrunner Herman Cain denied any knowledge of a payoff given to one or more staffers at the National Restaurant Association, NBC’s Chuck Todd reported that he confirmed through independent sources that a pay-off did in fact occur. Naturally, Twitter passed the news along with both incredible speed and a healthy dose of commentary.

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Grant Robertson

Grant Robertson

Grant Robertson is a software engineer and product manager, but he started his career at the Daily Dot as a senior editor focused on data-driven journalism. He previously served as an editor for Download Squad and AOL's Digital Music Weblog.