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1US News

Trump should resign amid sexual assault claims: Sen. Gillibrand

New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Monday urged President Trump to step down over the "credible" and "numerous" allegations of sexual harassment against him, joining a fellow Democratic senator who made a similar plea on Sunday. If Trump refuses to resign, Gillibrand told CNN that Congress should launch a sweeping investigation into the President, who stands accused of sexually harassing or assaulting nearly two dozen women.


3US Senate

How did Doug Jones win? Women and millennials pushed senator-elect to victory over Roy Moore

Black women, a voting bloc the chairman of the Democratic National Committee called "the backbone" of the party, pulled the most weight in a coalition with women and young voters to carry Doug Jones to victory in last night's special election. Jones won in large part to African-American turnout in a race where blacks represented a larger portion of turnout than when Barack Obama was on the ballot.



US Sen. Elizabeth Warren gets 2nd turn as comic book hero

The Massachusetts Democrat was the focus last year of a 22-page comic titled "Female Force: Elizabeth Warren," which told the story of Warren's rise from Oklahoma schoolgirl to U.S. senator and champion of the liberal wing of the Democratic Party. Now publisher TidalWave Comics is bringing out a sequel, "Female Force: Elizabeth Warren #2," chronicling the early days of Warren's 2012 U.S. Senate campaign and her rise to power.


5US Politics

The Latest: Democratic sources: Smith to replace Franken

In this Jan. 10, 2015 file photo, Minnesota Democratic Lt. Gov. Tina Smith speaks to attendees at the North Star Ball in St. Paul, Minn.



Mae Beavers for Governor?

OK, Flyer readers, you will - repeat, will - have Mae Beavers to, er kick around , depending on your politics, for much of the next two years. The ever-controversial iron maiden of the Tennessee state Senate is reliably said to be considering a run for Governor in 2018.


7Jeff Sessions

Alabama Senate election: Too early to project winner as polls close...

Alabama Senate election: Too early to project winner as polls close in race between Roy Moore and Doug Jones Voting has closed in Alabama's Senate race, where the tight contest between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones is too close to call. According to the Fox News Decision Desk, it is too early to project a winner in the deep red state, but Jones appears to be benefitting from the sexual misconduct allegations against Moore, the early data indicates.


8Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

Jose Canseco on being molested by women: - It was kind of a turn-on'

Jose Canseco, the former Oakland A's slugger who has become better known for his comments since retiring and his tell-all book about using performance-enhancing drugs than the 462 home runs he hit during 17 major league seasons, shared his thoughts about sexual harassment and molestation Tuesday evening, a decision that cost him the chance to keep his broadcast job. Canseco kicked off his diatribe by tweeting , "Well I mean I've been beaten by women taken advantage of by women and molested by women I never complain but it was kind of a turn-on."


9Dartmouth College

On this day -- December 13

December 13 is the 347th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar . There are 18 days remaining until the end of the year.



Putin Abhorred Abroad, Loved at Home Amid Hard Times: QuickTake

The most popular politician in Russia is among the West's most distrusted: Vladimir Putin. His personal style matches the muscular nationalism he displayed when he annexed Ukraine's Crimean peninsula in 2014 and embarked on a surprise air campaign in Syria the following year.