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Report: 2 women claim Franken touched them inappropriatelyTwo women are alleging that Minnesota U.S. Sen. Al Franken touched their buttocks during events for Franken's first campaign for Senate
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FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2017, file photo, former President Bill Clinton speaks at a symposium in Georgetown University in Washington. Democrats have been quick to support the “me too” chorus of women _ and some men _ who have stepped up to allege sexual misconduct and name names. But now “me too” stains the Democrats, too, putting them in an awkward place as they calibrate how forcefully to respond.(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Democrats face hot-potato politics of sexual predation, tooFacing Conyers and Franken allegations, Democrats, too, are juggling the hot-potato politics of sexual predation
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Sessions orders review of background check system for gunsAttorney General Jeff Sessions is ordering a far-ranging review of the FBI database used to check the backgrounds of prospective gun buyers
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Texas Congressman Joe Barton apologizes for nude photoTexas Congressman Joe Barton is apologizing after a graphic nude photo of him circulated on social media
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FILE - This March 10, 2016, file photo shows Rep. Dan Schoen at the Minnesota State Office Building in St. Paul, Minn. Democrat Schoen and Republican Tony Cornish will resign from office following accusations of sexual misconduct, officials said on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2017. (Elizabeth Flores/Star Tribune via AP, File)
Attorney: Minnesota senator's accusers misrepresented factsThe attorney for a resigning Minnesota state senator says two women accusing him of sexual harassment are misrepresenting what happened
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Members of the Roy Moore campaign, Dean Young, left, Ben DuPre, center, and Stan Cooke, speak at a news conference, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, in Montgomery, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
Pro-Roy Moore group fundraises off Trump's near endorsementA political action committee supporting Senate candidate Roy Moore is fundraising off President Donald Trump's near endorsement of the Alabama Republican
The Associated Press5 hours ago
The Latest: Senator's attorney disputes harassment claimsAn attorney for a Minnesota state senator accused of sexual harassment is raising questions about two of his accusers
The Associated Press5 hours ago
White House: Cohn didn't fake bad reception on Trump callThe White House is disputing a Democratic senator's claim that top economic adviser Gary Cohn faked bad reception to get President Donald Trump off the phone
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AP FACT CHECK: Man dissed by Trump has put felons in prisonAP FACT CHECK: The Alabama Democrat who was disparaged by President Donald Trump as "soft on crime" is a former U.S. attorney who prosecuted church bombers and domestic terrorist Eric Rudolph
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Matt Gonzalez, second from left, chief attorney of the San Francisco Public Defenders Office, walks to a courtroom Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in San Francisco. Attorneys are set to begin their final arguments Monday in the trial of Jose Ines Garcia Zarate accused of killing a woman on a San Francisco pier in a case that touched off a national immigration debate. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
No verdict yet in San Francisco pier killing as jury breaksJurors have gone home without reaching a verdict in the case against a Mexican man accused of killing a woman on a crowded San Francisco pier
The Associated Press7 hours ago
The Latest: No verdict yet in San Francisco pier shootingJurors have concluded a second day of deliberations in the murder trial of a man charged with killing a woman two years ago on a San Francisco pier
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2017 file photo, Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N,J, speaks to reporters in front of the courthouse in Newark, N.J., after the jury in his federal bribery trial failed to reach a verdict. Defense attorney Jonathan Cogan says he doesn't expect the Department of Justice to spend a long time determining whether to retry Menendez and his longtime friend Salomon Melgen. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Menendez attorney: Hung jury supported friendship defenseA defense attorney in the trial of Sen. Bob Menendez and a wealthy friend says the hung jury reflected the defense's argument that the two men were friends who didn't commit bribery
The Associated Press7 hours ago
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