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FILE - In this June 14, 2017, file photo, Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, about the incident where House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La., and others, were shot during a Congressional baseball practice. Barton is apologizing after a nude photo of him circulated on social media. Barton released a statement on Nov. 22 to the Texas Tribune acknowledging that while separated from his second wife, prior to their divorce, he had sexual relationships "with other mature adult women." (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
The Latest: Report: Barton said he'd go to police over photoA published report says U.S. Rep. Joe Barton of Texas told a woman to whom he had sent sexually explicit photos, videos and messages that he would report her to U.S. Capitol Police for exposing his behavior
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Members of the Roy Moore campaign, Dean Young, left, Ben DuPre, center, and Stan Cooke, speak at a news conference, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, in Montgomery, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
The Latest: Roy Moore thanks Trump in new fundraising appealRepublican Roy Moore is touting President Donald Trump's near-endorsement of him in a new fundraising email to supporters
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FILE - In this July 12, 2017, file photo, Senate Judiciary Committee member Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington. Two women are alleging, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, that Franken touched their buttocks during events for his first campaign for Senate. The women spoke to Huffington Post on condition of anonymity. The women said the events were in Minneapolis in 2007 and 2008. Franken said in a statement, "It’s difficult to respond to anonymous accusers, and I don’t remember those campaign events.” (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
Report: 2 women claim Franken touched them inappropriatelyTwo women are alleging that Minnesota U.S. Sen. Al Franken touched their buttocks during events for Franken's first campaign for Senate
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2017, file photo, former President Bill Clinton speaks at a symposium in Georgetown University in 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 in an awkward place as they calibrate how forcefully to respond.(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Democrats face hot-potato politics of sexual predation, tooFacing Conyers and Franken allegations, Democrats, too, are juggling the hot-potato politics of sexual predation
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Lawyer: Conyers Called Me to His Office While Half NakedA Washington DC ethics lawyer says Rep. John Conyers once called her to his office while he was dressed only in his underwear and otherwise harassed her while she served as minority council for the House Judiciary Committee in the 90s, the Washington Post reports. Melissa Sloan, the first former...
Newser4 hours ago
Sessions orders review of background check system for gunsAttorney General Jeff Sessions is ordering a far-ranging review of the FBI database used to check the backgrounds of prospective gun buyers
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FILE - This March 10, 2016, file photo shows Rep. Dan Schoen at the Minnesota State Office Building in St. Paul, Minn. Democrat Schoen and Republican Tony Cornish will resign from office following accusations of sexual misconduct, officials said on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2017. (Elizabeth Flores/Star Tribune via AP, File)
Attorney: Minnesota senator's accusers misrepresented factsThe attorney for a resigning Minnesota state senator says two women accusing him of sexual harassment are misrepresenting what happened
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Members of the Roy Moore campaign, Dean Young, left, Ben DuPre, center, and Stan Cooke, speak at a news conference, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, in Montgomery, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
Pro-Roy Moore group fundraises off Trump's near endorsementA political action committee supporting Senate candidate Roy Moore is fundraising off President Donald Trump's near endorsement of the Alabama Republican
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The Latest: Senator's attorney disputes harassment claimsAn attorney for a Minnesota state senator accused of sexual harassment is raising questions about two of his accusers
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White House: Cohn didn't fake bad reception on Trump callThe White House is disputing a Democratic senator's claim that top economic adviser Gary Cohn faked bad reception to get President Donald Trump off the phone
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The Rand Paul Attack Isn't Getting Any Less WeirdWhen Rand Paul was allegedly tackled by a neighbor Nov. 3 in Kentucky, suffering six broken ribs, it was the worst beating of a sitting senator since 1856, GQ reports. And yet we still haven't gotten a definitive explanation for the attack. "What gives? What really happened? How do we...
Newser7 hours ago
AP FACT CHECK: Man dissed by Trump has put felons in prisonAP FACT CHECK: The Alabama Democrat who was disparaged by President Donald Trump as "soft on crime" is a former U.S. attorney who prosecuted church bombers and domestic terrorist Eric Rudolph
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