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Democrats also juggling politics of sexual predation
WASHINGTON (AP) -- 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....

Report: 2 women claim Franken touched them inappropriately
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Two women are alleging that Minnesota Democratic U.S. Sen. Al Franken touched their buttocks during events for his first campaign for Senate....

Pro-Roy Moore group fundraises off Trump's near endorsement
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A political action committee supporting Senate candidate Roy Moore is fundraising off President Donald Trump's near-endorsement of the Alabama Republican, who is facing new allegations of decades-old sexual misconduct in the closing weeks of the campaign....

Poll: Many want to avoid political talk this Thanksgiving
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Pass the turkey - but maybe hold the politics. The already-fraught topic now includes allegations of sexual misconduct against politicians of various political stripes....

Report: Barton said he'd go to Capitol Police over photo
DALLAS (AP) -- U.S. Rep. Joe Barton told a woman that he would complain to U.S. Capitol Police if sexually explicit photographs of him and other material from their relationship were to be exposed publicly, according to a published report....

Trump, top lawmakers to meet to discuss averting shutdown
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- President Donald Trump and congressional leaders plan to meet next week to discuss how to avert a potential government shutdown at the end of the year....

White House: Cohn didn't fake bad reception on Trump call
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The 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....

Education Department considers narrowing civil rights work
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Education Department wants to narrow the scope of civil rights investigations at schools, focusing on individual complaints rather than systemic problems, according to a document obtained by The Associated Press....

Trump calls father of freed UCLA player an 'ungrateful fool'
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- President Donald Trump started off his first day of Thanksgiving vacation Wednesday by resuming his taunts of the father of a UCLA basketball player detained for shoplifting in China, calling him an "ungrateful fool."...

Sessions orders review of background check system for guns
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday ordered a far-ranging review of the FBI database used to check the backgrounds of prospective gun buyers, after the Air Force failed to report the criminal history of the gunman who slaughtered more than two dozen people at a Texas church....

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