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News You Need to Know

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Ed O'Keefe
The Washington Post
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.
Nancy Cordes
CBS News
One day after House Republicans passed a tax overhaul bill, the Senate version cleared a key committee today on a straight party line vote. This followed 25 hours of debate that got heated at the end.
Kelly O'Donnell
NBC News
President Donald Trump is staying quiet on allegations against Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, but is taking aim at Minnesota Sen. Al Franken. A group of female staffers released a statement in support of Franken, saying he treated them with “the utmost respect.” NBC’s Kelly O’Donnell reports from the White House.