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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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Laura Bush pens scathing column on child separation as part of immigration...

Laura Bush pens scathing column on child separation as part of immigration policy

Bush, whose opinion piece ran in The Washington Post, decries the separation of children from parents entering the United States illegally as "cruel" and "immoral." Read more ...

A young girl separated from her aunt at a Border Patrol facility had to get...

A young girl separated from her aunt at a Border Patrol facility had to get her diapers changed by other children

A teenager at a US Border Patrol facility in South Texas took care of a young girl for three days after she'd been separated from her aunt. The 16-year-old taught other... Read more ...

Hernandez, Solarte hit back-to-back HRs, Jays beat Nats 8-6

Hernandez, Solarte hit back-to-back HRs, Jays beat Nats 8-6

TORONTO - Washington Nationals reliever Ryan Madson had spent the past couple of weeks thinking about how long he'd gone between giving up home runs. Read more ...

'Incredibles 2' breaks animation box office record with $180 million

'Incredibles 2' breaks animation box office record with $180 million

The previous animation record-holder was another Pixar sequel, "Finding Dory," which pulled in $135 million at its launch. Read more ...

Tough course or easy, Brooks Koepka repeats as US Open champ

Tough course or easy, Brooks Koepka repeats as US Open champ

Koepka closed with a 2-under 68 to become the first repeat champion in 29 years. Read more ...

World Cup 2018: German newspaper jokes about building wall before Mexico game

World Cup 2018: German newspaper jokes about building wall before Mexico game

Mexico's 1-0 World Cup victory over Germany rendered a German newspaper's joke about building a wall useless. Read more ...

Hundreds of children wait in Border Patrol facility in Texas

Hundreds of children wait in Border Patrol facility in Texas

Nearly 2,000 children have been taken from their parents since the Trump administration announced its "zero tolerance" policy against people entering the U.S. without legal... Read more ...

Gunmen open fire at New Jersey arts festival injuring 22, 1 shooter killed

Gunmen open fire at New Jersey arts festival injuring 22, 1 shooter killed

One shooter is dead and 22 people are injured after a shooting at an all-night arts festival in Trenton, New Jersey. Read more ...

WWE Money in the Bank 2018: Match grades, fallout, what worked, what didn't...

WWE Money in the Bank 2018: Match grades, fallout, what worked, what didn't, what's next

Braun Strowman is Mr. Money in the Bank. Breakdowns of each match, match grades from MITB 2018. Read more ...

Giuliani says Trump won't issue pardons during Mueller's investigation, but...

Giuliani says Trump won't issue pardons during Mueller's investigation, but could pardon people who were treated unfairly after it's over

Rudy Giuliani, top attorney for President Donald Trump, said on Sunday that Trump won't issue any pardons in the special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, but could after... Read more ...