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Nov 17, 2017, 8:40am EST
  • August 1, 2018

    Gillibrand: “If standing up for women who have been wronged makes George Soros mad, that’s on him”

    The senator finally responds to his June attack.

  • July 31, 2018

    Franken on running for public office again: “I haven’t ruled it out, and I haven’t ruled it in”

    Franken resigned from the Senate after numerous allegations of sexual misconduct.

  • December 21, 2017

    Al Franken resigned amid sexual misconduct allegations, but Democrats aren’t making him leave in disgrace

    "He will not be quieted in any way": Democrats laud Franken’s work and legacy.

  • December 21, 2017

    Al Franken will resign January 2 — but some Democrats don’t want him to go

    Franken is resigning after sexual misconduct allegations. Some in the Senate want him to stay.

  • December 13, 2017

    Minnesota’s lieutenant governor, Tina Smith, will replace Al Franken

    Smith will also run for Franken’s Senate seat in 2018.

  • December 8, 2017

    4 stories that mattered in politics this week

    Chaos in Congress.

  • December 7, 2017

    Al Franken's selfish, damaging resignation speech

    The senator squandered an opportunity to do good, and offered a master class in what not to do when accused of sexual misconduct.

  • December 7, 2017

    Tears, hugs, and excuses: on the Senate floor during Al Franken’s resignation speech

    Franken used his resignation to make himself the victim.

  • December 7, 2017

    Watch: Sen. Al Franken’s resignation speech

    "Let me be clear: I may be resigning my seat but I am not giving up my voice."

  • December 7, 2017

    Female senators took down Al Franken

    This is why we need more women in office.

  • December 7, 2017

    We need a healthier conversation about partisanship and sexual assault

    Trying to put sexual assault allegations beyond partisanship is only making them more partisan.

  • December 7, 2017

    Al Franken just announced he’ll resign from the Senate after 8 women alleged sexual misconduct

    The Minnesota Democrat decided to call it quits after many from his own party called for his ouster.

  • December 6, 2017

    8 women have now alleged sexual misconduct by Sen. Al Franken

    The Senate Ethics Committee has confirmed a "preliminary inquiry."

  • December 6, 2017

    Democrats are finally holding themselves to a higher standard on harassment

    The party had two options: hold its own harassers accountable, or set itself up for moral — and political — failure.

  • December 6, 2017

    Several Senate Democratic women to Al Franken: resign

    It’s the most direct and prominent call by Franken’s colleagues yet.

  • December 2, 2017

    More members of Congress hit with sexual misconduct allegations — and they’re still not resigning

    Allegations about Reps. Ruben Kihuen and Blake Farenthold surfaced this week.

  • November 28, 2017

    Democrats have a sexual harassment problem

    The party’s leaders can't keep protecting sexual harassers and claim they’re the party of the resistance.

  • November 22, 2017

    Poll: half of voters think Sen. Al Franken should resign

    A national survey captures some of the fallout over sexual misconduct allegations in Washington.

  • November 22, 2017

    Democrats are facing an important test with Al Franken. They’ve failed it before.

    Their actions now will determine the future of the party.

  • November 17, 2017

    Trump goes after “Al Frankenstien” on Twitter — despite his own history of assault allegations

    President Donald Trump took a pair of shots at Sen. Al Franken on Twitter Thursday night.

  • November 17, 2017

    How comedy has excused bad behavior like Al Franken’s — and why it might not anymore

    It’s time for comedy to retire the "it was just a joke" excuse and face its problems for real.

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