Cain accuser back home in Mundelein

November 9, 2011 (MUNDELEIN, Ill.)

She didn't speak to reporters camped outside her Mundelein home, but her brother-in-law did and defended her credibility.

"She's got a big heart and a lot of things were said negatively about her, but this will all come out at the end, too," her brother-in-law, Mark Smith, said.

Bialek said earlier this week that those who know her would say she speaks the truth, adding "I wouldn't do something I didn't feel so strongly about."

Cain denies that he even knows Bialek and insists that her allegations are baseless. He also labeled her a troubled woman and said he is willing to take a lie detector test.

"I have absolutely not acted inappropriate with this lady or anybody else in my entire career," Cain said. "There is not an ounce of truth in all of these accusations."

Despite his strident defense, one of two women who reached a settlement with the National Restaurant Association after accusing Cain of sexual harassment has now gone public. Karen Kraushaar now works as a spokeswoman for the U.S. Treasury Department. She told The New York Times, "When you're being sexually harassed in the workplace, you are extremely vulnerable. You do whatever you can to quickly get yourself into a job someplace safe and that is what I thought I had achieved when I left."

Bialek continues to say that despite her financial troubles in the past, she did not come forward because of money. She said she believes she is doing this for the right reason. Her brother-in-law said that she would be making some cable news appearances throughout the day Wednesday.

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