Minnesota Sen. Al Franken said he doesn't remember whether he touched women inappropriately while having his picture taken with them at campaign events.
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By Associated Press
Al Franken has not appeared in public since the first allegation, canceling an event in Atlanta for his book “Al Franken, Master of the Senate” and, according to aides, “spending time with his family and doing a lot of reflecting.”…
By Juliet Linderman, Calvin Woodward, Associated Press
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…
By Associated Press
MINNEAPOLIS — Two women are alleging that Minnesota Democratic U.S. Sen. Al Franken touched their buttocks during events for his first campaign for Senate.
By Erica R. Hendry
President Donald Trump told reporters that GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore denied the accusations and that “we don’t need a liberal person” in the seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
By Joshua Barajas and Associated Press
A group of women who worked alongside Al Franken on NBC's "Saturday Night Live" have signed a statement of support for the Minnesota senator.
By Laura Santhanam
A third of American women say they’ve been sexually harassed or abused in the workplace, according to a new poll, highlighting an issue roiling the political, media and entertainment industries.
By Kyle Potter, Associated Press
A second woman has accused Minnesota Sen. Al Franken of improper conduct, saying he put his hand on her bottom as they posed for a picture at the Minnesota State Fair in 2010 — after he had begun his career…
By PBS NewsHour
As the wife of Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore again defended him against sexual misconduct accusations, one of the former judge's accusers told NBC how he had groped her and the consequences. Meanwhile, President Trump, who has also been accused…
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