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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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Mass. man arrested, accused of peering into windows near UNH

Mass. man arrested, accused of peering into windows near UNH

A 44-year-old Haverhill, Massachusetts, man is facing more than a dozen charges connected to various invasions of privacy near the University of New Hampshire in Durham. Read more ...

‘Criminal Santa' calls 911 for help after getting trapped in chimney

‘Criminal Santa' calls 911 for help after getting trapped in chimney

Police said the man slid down the chimney of a business, trying to break in, but got stuck. Read more ...

Army of firefighters takes on still-growing California fire

Army of firefighters takes on still-growing California fire

The blaze northwest of Los Angeles grew by 3,000 acres overnight and although Santa Ana winds eased on Friday, they are expected to return with a vengeance over the weekend. Read more ...

GOP's Final Tax Bill: Still A Boondoggle For Big Business

GOP's Final Tax Bill: Still A Boondoggle For Big Business

Congressional Republicans' final tax legislation proposes cutting taxes as expected for businesses, the wealthy and some middle-class Americans. Read more ...

Gobert, Favors hurt in Jazz's 107-95 win over Celtics

Gobert, Favors hurt in Jazz's 107-95 win over Celtics

BOSTON - The Utah Jazz broke out of a slump that has been plaguing them during their current road trip. Read more ...

Trump lawyers set for key meeting with special counsel next week

Trump lawyers set for key meeting with special counsel next week

President Donald Trump's private lawyers are slated to meet with special counsel Robert Mueller and members of his team as soon as next week for what the President's team... Read more ...

This website lets you check movies and TV shows for sexual misconduct...

This website lets you check movies and TV shows for sexual misconduct allegations

Is your favorite movie in this new database? Read more ...

'Star Wars' fans welcome 'The Last Jedi' in style

'Star Wars' fans welcome 'The Last Jedi' in style

Fans were in line and in costume for the opening of the newest film in the sci-fi saga. Read more ...

Carolina Panthers owner being investigated, news release says

Carolina Panthers owner being investigated, news release says

The Carolina Panthers said in a news release Friday afternoon that the team's owner and founder is being investigated. Read more ...

Earthquake hits Indonesia's Java island, deaths reported

Earthquake hits Indonesia's Java island, deaths reported

An earthquake shook the Indonesian capital Thursday and other cities on the country's island of Java. Read more ...