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Roll Call
Photos of the Week: Jones Wins in Alabama, Tax Conference Gavels InSenate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelos
Roll Call / Posted 2 days ago
Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi arrive for a news conference in the Capitol on Wednesday. They spoke out against the Republican tax plan ahead of the Senate-House conference committee meeting. (Tom... Read more
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The Washington Times
Democrats to reject year-end spending deal as shutdown risk risesDemocrats said Thursday they’ll reject a stopgap funding bill to keep the gover
The Washington Times / Posted 3 days ago
Democrats said Thursday they’ll reject a stopgap funding bill to keep the government open through January, raising the risks of a shutdown at the end of next week as the two parties battle over whether the Pentagon or domestic spending takes... Read more
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Roll Call
No-Alias: Smith & Jones Will Alter the Senate in ’18Turns out, the Senate is going to be quite a different place next year even wit
Roll Call / Posted 3 days ago
Turns out, the Senate is going to be quite a different place next year even without Roy Moore — and that’s not only because senators named Smith and Jones will be serving together for the first time in 86 years. The chamber will have its closest... Read more
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The Washington Times
Doug Jones leaves future Senate colleagues guessing on what to expectDemocrat Doug Jones pulled off a stunning victory in deep-red Alabama because,
The Washington Times / Posted 3 days ago
Democrat Doug Jones pulled off a stunning victory in deep-red Alabama because, well, he wasn’t Roy Moore — a Republican nominee doomed by extreme views and a trail of scandal. But as Mr. Jones looks to be sworn in early next year, his future... Read more
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The Morning Call
GOP leaders reach tax deal, cutting corporate rate to 21% and top individual rate to 37%Republican leaders on Wednesday agreed on a revised plan to cut taxes that woul
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
Republican leaders on Wednesday agreed on a revised plan to cut taxes that would lower the corporate rate from 35% to 21% and drop the top individual rate for the richest Americans to 37%, according to GOP senators and others briefed on the... Read more
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Boston Globe
‘Not fit to clean the toilets’ — USA Today editorial torches Trump over Gillibrand tweetThe usually staid editorial board of USA Today torched President Trump on Tuesd
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
The usually staid editorial board of USA Today torched President Trump on Tuesday after his tweet claiming that Senator Kirsten Gillibrand “would do anything” in exchange for campaign contributions. The newspaper’s editorial came out swinging: “With... Read more
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The Morning Call
'He is a bully': Sen. Gillibrand hits back at Trump over tweet on 'Today'In Trump's early morning tweet Tuesday, he said Gillibrand used to go to his Ne
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
In Trump's early morning tweet Tuesday, he said Gillibrand used to go to his New York office "'begging' for campaign contributions" and "would do anything for them." Trump also mocked Gillibrand as a "lightweight" and "a total flunky" for Senate... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'He is a bully': Sen. Gillibrand hits back at Trump over tweet on 'Today'In Trump's early morning tweet Tuesday, he said Gillibrand used to go to his Ne
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
In Trump's early morning tweet Tuesday, he said Gillibrand used to go to his New York office "'begging' for campaign contributions" and "would do anything for them." Trump also mocked Gillibrand as a "lightweight" and "a total flunky" for Senate... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
'He is a bully': Sen. Gillibrand hits back at Trump over tweet on 'Today'In Trump's early morning tweet Tuesday, he said Gillibrand used to go to his Ne
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
In Trump's early morning tweet Tuesday, he said Gillibrand used to go to his New York office "'begging' for campaign contributions" and "would do anything for them." Trump also mocked Gillibrand as a "lightweight" and "a total flunky" for Senate... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
'He is a bully': Sen. Gillibrand hits back at Trump over tweet on 'Today'In Trump's early morning tweet Tuesday, he said Gillibrand used to go to his Ne
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
In Trump's early morning tweet Tuesday, he said Gillibrand used to go to his New York office "'begging' for campaign contributions" and "would do anything for them." Trump also mocked Gillibrand as a "lightweight" and "a total flunky" for Senate... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Steve Bannon gets a pro-abortion Democrat elected in AlabamaAlabama is one of the most reliably Republican states in the country. The last
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Alabama is one of the most reliably Republican states in the country. The last time a Democrat was elected was in 1992, and no Democrat has won more than 40 percent of the vote in a Senate race there since 1996. The closest election in recent memory... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
'He is a bully': Sen. Gillibrand hits back at Trump over tweet on 'Today'A day after President Donald Trump called her out in a tweet criticized as sexu
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
A day after President Donald Trump called her out in a tweet criticized as sexually suggestive and demeaning, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., hit back in an appearance Wednesday on the "Today" show, calling Trump a "bully" and the tweet a "sexist... Read more
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The Washington Times
Schumer declines to back calls for Trump-harassment investigationSenate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer declined Tuesday to back calls for an
The Washington Times / Posted 5 days ago
Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer declined Tuesday to back calls for an investigation into harassment allegations against President Trump, saying he didn’t want to weigh in right now. He said he respected the rights of other Democrats to... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Trump sends sexually suggestive and demeaning tweet about female senatorWASHINGTON — President Donald Trump attacked Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., i
Dayton Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump attacked Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., in a sexually suggestive tweet Tuesday morning that implied Gillibrand would do just about anything for money, prompting an immediate backlash. "Lightweight Senator... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Trump sends sexually suggestive and demeaning tweet about female senatorWASHINGTON — President Donald Trump attacked Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., i
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump attacked Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., in a sexually suggestive tweet Tuesday morning that implied Gillibrand would do just about anything for money, prompting an immediate backlash. "Lightweight Senator... Read more
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ajc.com
Trump sends sexually suggestive and demeaning tweet about female senatorWASHINGTON — President Donald Trump attacked Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., i
ajc.com / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump attacked Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., in a sexually suggestive tweet Tuesday morning that implied Gillibrand would do just about anything for money, prompting an immediate backlash. "Lightweight Senator... Read more
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The Washington Times
Paul Ryan says DACA won’t be part of House spending billHouse Speaker Paul D. Ryan on Tuesday rejected efforts to shoehorn a major immi
The Washington Times / Posted 5 days ago
House Speaker Paul D. Ryan on Tuesday rejected efforts to shoehorn a major immigration fight into year-end talks over avoiding a government shutdown, saying illegal immigrant “Dreamers” should be tackled in separate legislation. The announcement is... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Doyle McManus: Trump likes to assumerole of victimHillary Clinton above all. More than a year after she lost the presidential ele
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
Hillary Clinton above all. More than a year after she lost the presidential election, she's still Trump's favorite target -- a rhetorical security blanket he returns to over and over. "Everybody is asking why the Justice Department (and FBI) isn't... Read more
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TribLIVE
Amid the rush to finish GOP tax bill, a sudden slowdown for second thoughts | TribLIVE Obituaries Front Bridgeville Area NewsSewickley HeraldMurrysville
TribLIVE / Posted 5 days ago
| TribLIVE Obituaries Front Bridgeville Area NewsSewickley HeraldMurrysville StarSouth Hills RecordThe HeraldHampton JournalShaler JournalPine Creek JournalTriblive Online... Read more
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The Washington Times
Trump: Chain migration to blame for attempted terrorist attack in NYCPolice blamed an immigrant from Bangladesh for the botched attempt to bomb the
The Washington Times / Posted 5 days ago
Police blamed an immigrant from Bangladesh for the botched attempt to bomb the New York City subway Monday morning, in a blast that did little damage but renewed the Trump administration’s call for stricter controls on legal immigration. Akayed... Read more
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Roll Call
Collins Pushed Business Partner’s Brother for JudgeshipCollins invested between $3.5 and $14 million in the business of Nick Sinatra,
Roll Call / Posted 6 days ago
Collins invested between $3.5 and $14 million in the business of Nick Sinatra, a developer in Buffalo, the Buffalo News reported. Nick Sinatra’s brother is John Sinatra Jr., who Collins is pushing for a federal judgeship. Sources told the News that... Read more
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The Morning Call
DNA kits raise privacy concernsWASHINGTON — Test kits to check one's DNA heritage have never been cheaper. Pri
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
WASHINGTON — Test kits to check one's DNA heritage have never been cheaper. Prices have fallen to less than $50, and in at least one instance, thousands of people were offered free tests. It's a commercial brawl, but one that stretches far beyond... Read more
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Roll Call
Donald Trump and Nancy Pelosi Agree on These ThingsThat list included the children’s health program, combating the opioid crisis,
Roll Call / Posted 10 days ago
That list included the children’s health program, combating the opioid crisis, and veterans funding. She referred to those as “things that have bipartisan support in the Congress.” That was a jab at Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Charles E.... Read more
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Roll Call
Report: Franken to Resign Amid Sexual Misconduct AllegationsThe Democratic-Farmer-Labor senator was scheduled to make an announcement Thurs
Roll Call / Posted 10 days ago
The Democratic-Farmer-Labor senator was scheduled to make an announcement Thursday, his office said. He is facing several allegations of sexual misconduct. A sixth accuser alleged Wednesday that Franken had behaved inappropriately toward... Read more
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Roll Call
Trump’s Jerusalem Decision Called ‘Provocative,’ CounterproductivePresident Donald Trump says his decision to buck the advice of America’s closes
Roll Call / Posted 11 days ago
President Donald Trump says his decision to buck the advice of America’s closest Muslim allies and recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital is part of a broader strategy shift needed to produce a Middle East peace pact. But some lawmakers and experts... Read more
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The Washington Times
Donald Trump says Democrats’ stance on immigration could prompt government shutdownPresident Trump said Wednesday that a government shutdown “could happen” Saturd
The Washington Times / Posted 11 days ago
President Trump said Wednesday that a government shutdown “could happen” Saturday, blaming congressional Democrats’ stance on immigration. “The Democrats are really looking at something that is very dangerous for our country,” Mr. Trump told... Read more
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Roll Call
On Jerusalem, Trump Will Finally Enact Whims of CongressPresident Donald Trump is poised to enact a law Congress passed two decades ago
Roll Call / Posted 11 days ago
President Donald Trump is poised to enact a law Congress passed two decades ago by ordering the U.S. embassy be moved to Jerusalem, and answer a bipartisan call by recognizing the city as Israel's capital. Like Trump, previous presidents promised to... Read more
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Philly.com
Divisions in both parties over spending raise risks of a shutdown after FridayHouse Republicans were unsettled Tuesday about how to keep the federal governme
Philly.com / Posted 12 days ago
House Republicans were unsettled Tuesday about how to keep the federal government open after Friday, hours after a group of hard-line conservatives threatened to derail the GOP’s high-profile tax bill in a bid to change developing plans to avoid a... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Baltimore Council President Young to travel to D.C. to lobby Congress for more gun controlBaltimore City Council President Bernard C. “Jack” Young plans to travel to D.C
Baltimore Sun / Posted 12 days ago
Baltimore City Council President Bernard C. “Jack” Young plans to travel to D.C. Tuesday to meet with members of Congress and legislative staffers during a lobby day to advocate for more gun control. Young said he plans to push for restricting the... Read more
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The Washington Times
Top Democrats set for spending talks with GOP, TrumpDemocratic leaders said Monday they will meet with President Trump and GOP lead
The Washington Times / Posted 13 days ago
Democratic leaders said Monday they will meet with President Trump and GOP leaders Thursday to discuss a year-end spending deal, hoping for a productive redo after they backed out of a similar meeting last week. Senate Minority Leader Charles E.... Read more
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The Washington Times
Marc Short says DACA solution should not be tied to spending billWhite House Legislative Director Marc Short said Monday that President Trump wa
The Washington Times / Posted 13 days ago
White House Legislative Director Marc Short said Monday that President Trump wants a solution to the issue of Dreamers, but said he does not want it attached to the spending bill. “If you look back through what Leader Schumer and Leader Pelosi have... Read more
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The Washington Times
Senate approves $1.4 trillion tax cut; final negotiations with House loomingSaying a flawed deal was better than no deal at all, Senate Republicans rallied
The Washington Times / Posted 15 days ago
Saying a flawed deal was better than no deal at all, Senate Republicans rallied around their leadership Saturday morning and voted to approve a $1.4 trillion tax-cut package, taking the biggest step yet toward delivering a tax code overhaul to... Read more
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Roll Call
GOP Tax Package Enters Final Stretch With Senate PassageThe Senate early Saturday voted 51-49 to pass the GOP tax code overhaul, settin
Roll Call / Posted 15 days ago
The Senate early Saturday voted 51-49 to pass the GOP tax code overhaul, setting up the last stage of the tax debate: high-stakes talks between House and Senate Republicans to write a compromise measure they can place on President Donald Trump’s... Read more
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Roll Call
Senate Republicans Move on Trump’s Appeals Court PicksSenate Republicans are pressing forward this week on putting President Donald T
Roll Call / Posted 18 days ago
Senate Republicans are pressing forward this week on putting President Donald Trump’s appeals court picks on the bench, with a floor vote Tuesday for the pivotal circuit court in Washington and an upcoming confirmation hearing for a judge that... Read more
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The Washington Times
Chuck Schumer, Nancy Pelosi move closer to shutdown showdownDemocratic leaders ignited a new shutdown showdown in Washington on Tuesday aft
The Washington Times / Posted 18 days ago
Democratic leaders ignited a new shutdown showdown in Washington on Tuesday after they refused to show for what was supposed to be a bipartisan meeting with President Trump, trying to cut him out of negotiations as Congress faces a long to-do list... Read more
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Roll Call
Trump Lobbies GOP on Tax Bill, But McConnell Still Needs VotesPresident Donald Trump lobbied GOP senators behind closed doors Tuesday to supp
Roll Call / Posted 19 days ago
President Donald Trump lobbied GOP senators behind closed doors Tuesday to support a tax overhaul bill that is key to his agenda, but the chamber’s leading Republican indicated afterward he is still searching for the votes to pass it. Trump returned... Read more
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The Washington Times
Donald Trump backs Obamacare payments as part of tax cuts dealPresident Trump on Tuesday told Senate Republican that he was committed to rest
The Washington Times / Posted 19 days ago
President Trump on Tuesday told Senate Republican that he was committed to restoring critical Obamacare payments to insurers as part of a year-end budget deal — but only if Congress approves a tax cut bill that eliminates the individual mandate. Mr.... Read more
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The Washington Times
Schumer, Pelosi cancel meeting with Trump as shutdown showdown beginsThe top two Democrats in Congress canceled a meeting with President Trump slate
The Washington Times / Posted 19 days ago
The top two Democrats in Congress canceled a meeting with President Trump slated for later Tuesday, saying they didn’t see him as a viable partner in trying to strike an end-of-year spending deal. The stunning move attempts to further sideline Mr.... Read more
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The Washington Times
Donald Trump warns federal shutdown coming: ‘I don’t see a deal!’President Trump warned Tuesday that a government shutdown next month could be u
The Washington Times / Posted 19 days ago
President Trump warned Tuesday that a government shutdown next month could be unavoidable, and he blamed Democratic leaders for forcing it because he said they want to block funding for a borer wall and raise taxes. The president cast doubt on the... Read more
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Roll Call
Looming Spending Deadline Leads to Tax Consideration CrunchIf the tax reconciliation bill somehow doesn’t make it to the Senate floor this
Roll Call / Posted 19 days ago
If the tax reconciliation bill somehow doesn’t make it to the Senate floor this week, it may have to wait until much closer to Christmas. Pushing the measure back just a week would not seem to be an option because of December’s other deadline crush:... Read more
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FOX News
Congress gets back to work with clock ticking on tax reform Congress returns Tuesday from Thanksgiving recess, giving Capitol Hill roughl
FOX News / Posted 19 days ago
Congress returns Tuesday from Thanksgiving recess, giving Capitol Hill roughly 15 days before leaving town until January to get a string of key legislative items, most notably tax reform,... Read more
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FOX News
Congress gets back to work with clock ticking on tax reformCongress returns Tuesday from Thanksgiving recess, giving Capitol Hill roughly
FOX News / Posted 19 days ago
Congress returns Tuesday from Thanksgiving recess, giving Capitol Hill roughly 15 days before leaving town until January to get a string of key legislative items, most notably tax reform, to President Donald Trump’s desk by the end of the... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Trump faces make-or-break meeting with congressional leadersWASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's rocky relationship with Capitol Hill face
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's rocky relationship with Capitol Hill faces a crucial test Tuesday with a meeting with top Republican and Democratic congressional leaders that could edge the government closer to a year-end bipartisan fiscal deal... Read more
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The Evening Sun
Chenango benefits from USDA LoanCHENANGO COUNTY � On November 9, U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer
The Evening Sun / Posted 23 days ago
CHENANGO COUNTY � On November 9, U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announced that Otsego County, Delaware County, Chenango County, and Schoharie County are set to receive a $5,113,000 federal loan... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Radio anchor who accused Al Franken of sexual harassment says she accepts his apologiesSome former female staffers of Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., spoke out on Friday in
Baltimore Sun / Posted 28 days ago
Some former female staffers of Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., spoke out on Friday in his defense, saying that he had treated women with respect while they worked in his office. The statement came on the same day that Leeann Tweeden, the Los Angeles radio... Read more
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The Morning Call
Radio anchor who accused Al Franken of sexual harassment says she accepts his apologiesSome former female staffers of Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., spoke out on Friday in
The Morning Call / Posted 30 days ago
Some former female staffers of Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., spoke out on Friday in his defense, saying that he had treated women with respect while they worked in his office. The statement came on the same day that Leeann Tweeden, the Los Angeles radio... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Radio anchor who accused Sen. Al Franken of sexual harassment says she accepts his apologiesSome former female staffers of Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., spoke out on Friday in
Chicago Tribune / Posted 30 days ago
Some former female staffers of Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., spoke out on Friday in his defense, saying that he had treated women with respect while they worked in his office. The statement came on the same day that Leeann Tweeden, the Los Angeles radio... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Radio anchor who accused Sen. Al Franken of sexual harassment says she accepts his apologiesSome former female staffers of Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., spoke out on Friday in
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 30 days ago
Some former female staffers of Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., spoke out on Friday in his defense, saying that he had treated women with respect while they worked in his office. The statement came on the same day that Leeann Tweeden, the Los Angeles radio... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Radio anchor who accused Sen. Al Franken of sexual harassment says she accepts his apologiesSome former female staffers of Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., spoke out on Friday in
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 30 days ago
Some former female staffers of Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., spoke out on Friday in his defense, saying that he had treated women with respect while they worked in his office. The statement came on the same day that Leeann Tweeden, the Los Angeles radio... Read more
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Gulf News
Trump takes aim at Sen. Al Franken over groping claimsTrump has not mentioned Moore in public comments and tweets Washington Preside
Gulf News / Posted 30 days ago
Trump has not mentioned Moore in public comments and tweets Washington President Donald Trump took aim at longtime critic Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., on Thursday night, after Franken was accused of forcibly kissing and groping a woman 11 years... Read more
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