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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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Transgender people can join the military Jan. 1 after court strikes down...

Transgender people can join the military Jan. 1 after court strikes down Trump's request

The ruling Monday was another legal setback for President Trump's effort to ban transgender troops and roll back the open service policy ena... Read more ...

The White House's audacious new lie about the women accusing the president...

The White House's audacious new lie about the women accusing the president of sexual abuse

This morning, three women who have accused Trump of sexual assaulting them appeared on Megyn Kelly's talk show, sharing new details of what they say was abuse at the hands of... Read more ...

Jets QB Josh McCown out for rest of season with broken hand

Jets QB Josh McCown out for rest of season with broken hand

NEW YORK - Jets quarterback Josh McCown will miss the rest of the season with a broken left hand that will require surgery. Read more ...

Trump to send astronauts to the moon - and eventually to Mars

Trump to send astronauts to the moon - and eventually to Mars

In response to National Space Council's recommendations, the president is seeking to reignite U.S. space policy. Read more ...

Pentagon says it will allow transgender people to enlist in military...

Pentagon says it will allow transgender people to enlist in military starting Jan. 1

Despite the president's opposition, the Pentagon says it will allow transgender people to enlist in the military beginning next year. Read more ...

He's a big hit! Yankees get NL MVP Stanton from Marlins

He's a big hit! Yankees get NL MVP Stanton from Marlins

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Now slugging for the Bronx Bombers, Giancarlo Stanton. Read more ...

WATCH LIVE: White House holds daily press briefing

WATCH LIVE: White House holds daily press briefing

Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders takes questions from members of the White House Press Corps. Read more ...

Fans endure whiteout conditions at Buffalo Bills game

Fans endure whiteout conditions at Buffalo Bills game

Lake-effect snow nearly obscures an NFL game. Read more ...

Award season arrives for Hollywood via Golden Globe nominations

Award season arrives for Hollywood via Golden Globe nominations

Hollywood award season arrived Monday morning with the announcement of Golden Globe nominations for movies and television. Read more ...

New York police respond to reports of explosion in Manhattan

New York police respond to reports of explosion in Manhattan

New York Police Department says it's responding to reports of an explosion in Midtown Manhattan. Read more ...