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Bill Clinton says Al Franken’s ouster was a ‘grievous’ mistake and questions sexual misconduct allegations against him

Former President Bill Clinton suggested that former Sen. Al Franken, a Minnesota Democrat, should not have been forced from office earlier this year amid mounting sexual misconduct allegations. Clinton suggested that the allegations made against Franken lacked credibility and argued that voters should have decided the senator’s fate during his […]
Bill Clinton says Al Franken’s ouster was a ‘grievous’ mistake and questions sexual misconduct allegations against him
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9 members of Congress who were forced out of office by sexual misconduct scandals

Nine members of the 115th US Congress have had to step down after allegations of sexual misconduct against them became public. This wave of scandals stemmed from the #MeToo movement, the rising national conversation on workplace sexual harassment after highly publicized allegations of predatory behaviour by prominent men in media […]
9 members of Congress who were forced out of office by sexual misconduct scandals
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Meghan McCain pushes Kirsten Gillibrand to explain her change of heart about Bill Clinton’s affair with Monica Lewinsky

“The View” host Meghan McCain pressed Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand to explain her recent change of heart concerning former President Bill Clinton’s fitness to serve following his affair with White House intern Monica Lewinsky. McCain implied that Gillibrand, a longtime advocate for victims of sexual abuse, maintained a politically convenient […]
Meghan McCain pushes Kirsten Gillibrand to explain her change of heart about Bill Clinton’s affair with Monica Lewinsky
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Al Franken just finally announced when he will resign

Sen. Al Franken will resign on January 2, 2018, after several women accused him of sexual misconduct. Since announcing his intent to resign earlier this month, Franken has continued to vote and deliver floor speeches. WASHINGTON – Sen. Al Franken will resign on January 2, 2018, nearly a month after […]
Al Franken just finally announced when he will resign
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‘These women deserve to be heard’: Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan says Congress should investigate sexual misconduct allegations against Trump

Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan gives us his thoughts on the recent wave of sexual misconduct allegations against politicians across both parties. Ryan says the Republicans missed an opportunity to send a message of intolerance for this behaviour, and recommends an investigation into allegations against President Trump. Following is a transcript […]
‘These women deserve to be heard’:  Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan says Congress should investigate sexual misconduct allegations against Trump
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AL FRANKEN RESIGNS

Sen. Al Franken resigned amid several accusations of sexual misconduct. The Minnesota Democrat has been accused of groping and forcibly kissing multiple women. During his speech announcing his resignation from the Senate, Franken called out President Donald Trump, who has himself been accused of sexual misconduct. Democratic Sen. Al Franken […]
AL FRANKEN RESIGNS
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Democrats are doing the right thing with Al Franken

Sen. Al Franken is widely expected to resign on Thursday. Democrats have taken an admirably swift approach to force him out of the Senate. Despite some gripes from the Democratic base, high ethical standards are good for a party. The first accusations against Democratic Sen. Al Franken came just three […]
Democrats are doing the right thing with Al Franken