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Best of Late Night: Trevor Noah Says a Republican Al Franken Would Still Have a Job

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Mr. Noah and other hosts tackled Mr. Franken's resignation and Roy Moore's Senate campaign.
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The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily': Al Franken and the Democrats

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The Democratic senator from Minnesota announced that he would resign, even as he denied accusations of sexual misconduct. What does it tell us that his own party pressed him to do it?
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The Future Of Franken's Seat

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Sen. Al Franken's resignation creates a political opening in Minnesota. Margie Omero, Democratic pollster and partner at GBA Strategies, joins David Greene for a look at Democrats' strategy.
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Rep. Trent Franks, Who Allegedly Asked Staffers to Bear His Child as Surrogates, Resigns Alongside Sen. Al Franken

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U.S. Democratic Senator Al Franken announced his resignation on Thursday after facing a series of sexual misconduct allegations, and Republican Representative Trent Franks also said he was stepping down as he too was hit with ethics charges.
Franken, buffeted for weeks by sexual harassment charges and under pressure from party colleagues, said on the Senate floor he would leave in a few weeks, although he denied some of the allegations against him and questioned others.
The 66-year-old former comedian from Minnesota had been seen as a rising star in the Democratic Party.
“I know in my...
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Will Disgraced Senator Al Franken Get A Second Crack At A Media Career?

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The question isn't if disgraced Senator Al Franken will make a media comeback but when. Whether he deserves one is another question.
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Deroy Murdock: Yes, we can have a 20 percent corporate tax ' next month!

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Former Lieutenant Governor Betsy McCaughey, R-N.Y., has discovered the formula for delivering a 20 percent corporate-tax rate in 2018 ' as the U.S. House wishes ' not 2019, as the Senate voted, thus flirting with GOP political suicide.
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Right and Left React to Al Franken's Decision to Resign

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Writers from across the political spectrum on Senator Al Franken's decision to step down amid accusations of sexual misconduct.
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Minnesota's Female Lieutenant Governor Could Replace Al Franken in the Senate, Report Says

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Minnesota Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith has reportedly been tipped to takeover a Senate seat after Al Franken announced his resignation amid multiple sexual harassment allegations.
The Minneapolis Star Tribune said Thursday that Smith was the likeliest choice to replace Franken. It cited an unnamed high-ranking Democrat source.
If selected, Smith would be the 22nd woman currently in the Senate, a new record for Capitol Hill and the first female appointment to come in the wake of sexual harassment scandals rocking Washington this year. However, Gov. Mark Dayton said in a statement that he...
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Trump says he'll be 'signing something' on immigration and wants to keep...

Trump says he'll be 'signing something' on immigration and wants to keep migrant families together

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is drafting an executive action for President Donald Trump to end family separations by keeping families detained together, two... Read more ...

Reports: White House considering executive action to end family separation

Reports: White House considering executive action to end family separation

The White House is reportedly considering taking action to end family separation that has sparked outrage and controversy. Read more ...

Rachel Maddow breaks down while reading a new report about 'tender age'...

Rachel Maddow breaks down while reading a new report about 'tender age' shelters at the border

Eventually, she handed off to Lawrence O'Donnell, who was set to start his MSNBC show from Brownsville, Texas. Read more ...

Toddler found dead on Texas beach identified; mother, her girlfriend arrested

Toddler found dead on Texas beach identified; mother, her girlfriend arrested

A beachgoer initially spotted the boy's body on Oct. 20, 2017. For months he was known simply as "Little Jacob." Read more ...

Trump's former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski defends controversial...

Trump's former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski defends controversial comments on 10-year-old migrant girl with down syndrome affected by family-separation policy

Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski defended himself for mocking a commentator during a Fox News segment. The commentator was discussing a 10-year-old migrant girl... Read more ...

Senegal and Japan fans cleaned up the stadium after their World Cup wins

Senegal and Japan fans cleaned up the stadium after their World Cup wins

This is the best thing you'll see today! Read more ...

Explainer: Must immigrant parents, children be separated at the border?

Explainer: Must immigrant parents, children be separated at the border?

Here are the facts. Read more ...

Theresa May says reports of caged children under Trump immigration policy...

Theresa May says reports of caged children under Trump immigration policy are 'deeply disturbing' and 'wrong'

Theresa May says footage of immigrant children being separated from parents at US-Mexico border are "deeply disturbing" and "wrong." More than 2,300 children have been taken... Read more ...

Boy loses toy cheetah along interstate, asks Rhode Island State Police for help

Boy loses toy cheetah along interstate, asks Rhode Island State Police for help

A boy who lost a stuffed animal on a highway had the Rhode Island State Police pick up his case. Read more ...

VIDEO: NorCal deputy breaks window to free bear trapped in car

VIDEO: NorCal deputy breaks window to free bear trapped in car

A Placer County sheriff's deputy recently had to break a car window to free a bear that got trapped in a vehicle, and the entire encounter was caught on video. Read more ...