sexualmisconductallegations

  • Sen. Al Franken is expected to resign as 23 Democrats have called for him to step down

    Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon said he expects Sen. Al Franken to resign on Thursday as at least 23 of the Minnesota Democrat’s colleagues called for him to step down. The calls came as another woman, a former Democratic congressional aide, accused Franken of trying to forcibly kiss...
  • Sen. Al Franken political career could be coming to an end

    Sen. Al Franken, his political career in shambles amid sexual misconduct allegations, lost the support of his Democratic colleagues Wednesday and faced new pressures to resign over what a fellow senator said was a “clear pattern” of abuse. Franken’s support in the Senate crumbled after another woman emerged saying...
  • Rep. John Conyers admitted to hospital

    Rep. John Conyers, who is at the center of sexual harassment claims, is in the hospital, according to an aide to Conyers. Conyers was in his home district at the time he was admitted, CNN reports, but details about his medical condition remain unclear. The 88-year-old is currently the longest serving member...