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Former Franken female staffers speak out: 'He treated us with the utmost respect'

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - 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. The statement came on the same day that Leeann Tweeden, the Los Angeles radio news...


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Bannon's influence gets an early test

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. With his continued support of Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, former White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon is becoming bogged down in the first major battle of his “season of war” on the Republican establishment and faces mounting questions about his ability...


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Administration says we have to kill elephants to help save them. The data says otherwise.

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Supporters of trophy hunting say that permit fees from the practice, which can run into the tens of thousands of dollars in the case of large game like elephants, can be put toward conservation efforts that help bolster the populations of endangered animals. In part,...


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Bobby Baker, protege of Lyndon Johnson felled by influence-peddling scandal, dies at 89

(c) 2017, Special to The Washington Post. Bobby Baker, a protege of future president Lyndon B. Johnson whose career of wealth and privilege came crashing down in an influence-peddling scandal, died Nov. 12 - his 89th birthday - in St. Augustine, Florida. The death of Baker, once the most...


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Abuse allegations have revived scrutiny of Bill Clinton - and divided Democrats

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. A torrent of sexual abuse allegations against powerful figures in politics and media has reignited the defining political fight of the 1990s. But this time, the battle is being waged within the ranks of Democrats and their allies, including leaders of the feminist...


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Trump often condemns Democrats, defends Republicans on harassment allegations

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. President Donald Trump’s decision to mock Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., for groping a sleeping woman while posing for a photo has once again made him a central figure in the national discussion about sexual assault, harassment and misconduct - and has again brought...


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Trump halts big-game trophy decision

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump abruptly reversed his administration’s Thursday decision to allow elephants shot for sport in Zimbabwe and Zambia to be imported back to the United States as trophies, saying in a tweet Friday night that he was putting the decision...


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Over the past 20 years, Congress has paid $17.2 million in settlements

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Since 1997, Congress’ Office of Compliance has paid more than $17 million for 264 settlements and awards to federal employees for violations of various employment rules including, The Washington Post reported last month, sexual harassment. In a letter released with...


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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says Bill Clinton should have resigned, as old allegations

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., said Thursday that Bill Clinton should have resigned the presidency after having a relationship with White House intern Monica Lewinsky, the most prominent liberal to weigh in as the issue has moved from conservative media to a wider...


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Rep. Gianforte's account to police of assault with reporter appears to contradict his

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. In newly released documents, Greg Gianforte, then the Republican candidate in Montana’s special congressional election, told police that a reporter from the Guardian had grabbed his wrist during a physical altercation at his campaign headquarters in May. His...


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