• A new poll shows nearly 50% of Democratic voters believe Franken should resign

    19 days ago - By Business Insider

    Half of Democrats believe Sen. Al Franken should resign.
    Franken has rebuffed calls to leave office, instead agreeing to an ethics investigation in the Senate amid allegations of sexual harassment.
    Nearly half of all Democratic voters said Sen. Al Franken should step aside following allegations that he groped two women without their consent.
    A Politico/Morning Consult poll released Tuesday showed that 49% of Democratic registered voters said the Minnesota senator should resign, just 1% point below the 50% of registered voters overall who said Franken should resign.
    The poll showed that 25%...
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  • Calls for longtime Rep. John Conyers to step down are growing amid sexual harassment allegations

    Calls for longtime Rep. John Conyers to step down are growing amid sexual harassment allegations

    19 days ago - By Chron

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    Rep. John Conyers reportedly settled a sexual harassment claim with a staffer who says she was fired for refusing his sexual advances.
    The House Ethics Committee has already launched an inquiry.
    Some congressmembers and a prominent Michigan newspaper are calling on him to step down from his various posts.
    Calls for Michigan Rep. John Conyers to step aside from his post as top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee - or from Congress all together - are increasing as revelations about his alleged sexual misconduct continue to emerge.
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