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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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'Modern Family' actress Sarah Hyland reveals she had second kidney transplant

'Modern Family' actress Sarah Hyland reveals she had second kidney transplant

"For a long time, I was contemplating suicide." Read more ...

Recall: More than 29,000 pounds of Jimmy Dean sausage links may contain...

Recall: More than 29,000 pounds of Jimmy Dean sausage links may contain metal pieces

Ready-to-eat frozen sausage links that were included in the recall were produced and packaged on Aug. 4, 2018. Read more ...

The Story Behind TIME's 2018 Person of the Year Covers

The Story Behind TIME's 2018 Person of the Year Covers

The man who photographed TIME's 2018 Person of the Year covers - featuring several journalists who have been targeted for their work- is, himself, a photojournalist who has... Read more ...

Woman gets 28 years for starving diaper-clad stepson, locking him in closet

Woman gets 28 years for starving diaper-clad stepson, locking him in closet

“He was nearly starved to death...Doctors compared his state of malnourishment to that of a Holocaust survivor.” Read more ...

'Pure evil' man who killed wife decades ago pleads guilty to killing...

'Pure evil' man who killed wife decades ago pleads guilty to killing parents, niece

The man was sentenced to three life terms plus up to 230 years in prison. Read more ...

Three horses killed instantly when arena collapses under weight of snow

Three horses killed instantly when arena collapses under weight of snow

Three horses were killed when an arena collapsed at a farm in North Carolina. Read more ...

Police: High school football player stabbed pregnant cheerleader to death

Police: High school football player stabbed pregnant cheerleader to death

The suspect told investigators that he killed the girl because he was angry that she waited so long to tell him she was pregnant with his child that it was too late to get an... Read more ...

Police: Man shoots, kills neighbor's dog after it urinated on his lawn

Police: Man shoots, kills neighbor's dog after it urinated on his lawn

Deputies say the suspect shot and killed the dog with a rifle and buried it. Read more ...

5 U.S. Marines Missing Since Mid-Air Crash Off Japan Declared Dead

5 U.S. Marines Missing Since Mid-Air Crash Off Japan Declared Dead

The U.S. military has declared five missing crew members dead after their refueling plane collided with a fighter jet last week off Japan's southern coast. Read more ...

Neighbor: Anguished mother screamed for help amid fire that killed her 5...

Neighbor: Anguished mother screamed for help amid fire that killed her 5 children

Neighbors say the woman, naked and bleeding, banged on the door of the house across the street and screamed in a fruitless plea to save her five children as a late-night fire... Read more ...