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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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More women accuse Dustin Hoffman of sexual misconduct

More women accuse Dustin Hoffman of sexual misconduct

Playwright Cori Thomas says the actor exposed himself to her in a New York hotel room when she was 16-years-old. Read more ...

'Dark money' provision dropped from tax bill

'Dark money' provision dropped from tax bill

"I will continue to fight all attempts to eliminate this critical provision that keeps the sanctity of our religious institutions intact, prevents the flow of dark money in... Read more ...

Blaze, now 4th-largest in California history, kills firefighter

Blaze, now 4th-largest in California history, kills firefighter

Authorities have identified a firefighter killed while battling a blaze that's destroyed hundreds of homes northwest of Los Angeles. Read more ...

Rubio's defection threatens Senate GOP's margin on tax bill

Rubio's defection threatens Senate GOP's margin on tax bill

Republican Sen. Marco Rubio declared Thursday he will vote against the GOP'S sweeping tax package unless negotiators expand its child tax credit, jeopardizing the Republicans'... Read more ...

Man reunited with birth parents after nearly 30 years apart

Man reunited with birth parents after nearly 30 years apart

Melissa Thompson and Troy Johansen were just 17 years old when they gave their infant son up for adoption. Nearly 30 years later, thanks to a viral Facebook post, they were... Read more ...

Police: Latrobe couple uses 'lost dog' story to steal more than $50,000 in...

Police: Latrobe couple uses 'lost dog' story to steal more than $50,000 in jewelry

A Latrobe couple was arrested after police say they've been linked to several jewelry thefts. Read more ...

Haley: Missile debris 'proof' of Iran's UN violations

Haley: Missile debris 'proof' of Iran's UN violations

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley says “undeniable” evidence proves that Iran is violating international law by funneling missiles to Houthi rebels in Yemen. Haley Thursday... Read more ...

Counting 'Lies': The New York Times' comparison of Obama and Trump shows...

Counting 'Lies': The New York Times' comparison of Obama and Trump shows glaring media blind spots

The chart alone reveals a perennial problem in center-left mainstream media attempts at data journalism. Read more ...

FCC Repeals 'Net Neutrality' Rules For Internet Providers

FCC Repeals 'Net Neutrality' Rules For Internet Providers

After a brief security evacuation, the agency voted to undo Obama-era regulations that prohibit cable and telecom companies from blocking access to websites and apps or... Read more ...

Big baller: LeBron gets triple-double as Cavs beat Lakers

Big baller: LeBron gets triple-double as Cavs beat Lakers

CLEVELAND - Lonzo Ball got an up-close look at the biggest baller of them all. Read more ...