Sen. Al Franken (D-Minnesota) announces his resignation during a speech on the Senate floor on Dec. 7, 2017. (Photo: Pool)
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Franken to quit Senate amid sexual misconduct allegations

Sen. Al Franken said he will resign from Congress following a wave of sexual misconduct allegations and the collapse of support from fellow Democrats.
Al Franken (Photo: Lorie Shaull/CC BY-SA 2.0)
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Franken’s support fades as female Democrats seek resignation

With Franken's position appearing untenable, his office issued a statement saying, "Senator Franken will be making an announcement tomorrow. More details to come."
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GOP leaders now backing Moore, despite allegations

Republican leaders in Washington are coming to grips with the possibility — perhaps even probability — that Alabama's Roy Moore will win his special election next Tuesday and join them in the capital.
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Jimmy Kimmel accepts Roy Moore invite after Twitter war

Late night host Jimmy Kimmel has accepted Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore's invitation to meet him in Alabama.
President Donald Trump talks with reporters on the South Lawn of the White House on Nov. 21, 2017. (Photo: ABC News)
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Trump discounts accusations against Senate candidate Moore

President Donald Trump on Tuesday discounted allegations of sexual assault against Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore and said voters should not support Moore's "liberal" rival.
Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) talks to reporters after leaving his bribery trial on Nov. 13, 2017. (Photo: Associated Press)
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New Jersey Sen. Menendez’s bribery trial ends in a hung jury

The federal bribery trial of Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez ended in a mistrial Thursday with the jury hopelessly deadlocked on all charges against the New Jersey politician and a wealthy donor.
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Radio anchor says Franken groped, kissed her without consent

Minnesota Sen. Al Franken apologized Thursday and faced a likely Senate ethics investigation after a Los Angeles radio anchor accused him of forcibly kissing her during a 2006 USO tour.
Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) talks to reporters after leaving his bribery trial on Nov. 13, 2017. (Photo: Associated Press)
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Judge tells Menendez jury to keep deliberating

Jurors in the bribery trial of U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez have resumed deliberations a day after they told the judge they are at an impasse.
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U.S. Senator Rand Paul recovering from broken ribs after assault

The man accused of the assault reportedly lives next door to the U.S. Senator.
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Trump tweets that 401(k) contributions ‘safe’ in tax plan

President Donald Trump promised Monday there will be "no change" to tax incentives for the popular 401(k) retirement programs.