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Arizona GOP Rep. Trent Franks is expected to resign: media report

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U.S. Rep. Trent Franks, an Arizona Republican, is expected to resign amid accusations of inappropriate behavior, the Arizona Republic newspaper reported on Thursday, citing a Republican source familiar with the decision.
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Atkins: Political gains, losses come with Al Franken's resignation

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WASHINGTON - As U.S. Sen. Al Franken announced his resignation yesterday amid a growing number of sexual harassment claims, some Republicans openly defended Franken, a move that could prove to be irresistible political catnip to some Democrats - particularly those who did not want Franken to step down. But that bait could bite Democrats back. Republicans, of course, have their own problems at a time when the MeToo movement is rising to a crescendo. Their top elected official, President Trump, faces a host of accusers and bragged about sexual assault on tape.
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Rep. Franks to resign after staff members' complaints of harassment

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WASHINGTON - Republican U.S. Representative Trent Franks said on Thursday he would resign after two female staffers complained that he had discussed surrogacy with them.
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NBA trade rumors: Suns send Trevor Ariza to Wizards in exchange for Kelly...

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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to leave Trump administration at end of the year

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Federal Judge Strikes Down Affordable Care Act As Unconstitutional

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