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Franken Misconduct Claims Are Subject of Ethics Panel ...

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The Senate Ethics Committee said Thursday it opened a preliminary inquiry into allegations of sexual misconduct by Democratic Senator Al Franken of ...

Senate ethics panel opens an inquiry into Al Franken

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Also, a new accuser, an Army veteran, told the news network that the 2003 encounter came while posing for a photo with Franken, who was on a USO tour. A spokesperson for the senator responds.

US Senate Ethics Committee opens probe of Franken

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The U.S. Senate Ethics Committee said on Thursday it has opened a preliminary inquiry into alleged misconduct by Democratic Senator Al Franken.

Senate ethics panel opens initial probe into Franken

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It's the first step in a Senate probe of the Minnesota Democrat

Conyers urged to quit; Franken probe begins

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As allegations of sexual misconduct against powerful lawmakers roil Congress, House Democrats are calling on Michigan congressman John Conye…

Senate Ethics Committee launches its investigation of Al Franken

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The senator has said he welcomes committee investigations of allegations of sexual misconduct.

Allegations of sexual misconduct roiling Congress

As allegations of sexual misconduct against powerful lawmakers roil Congress, House Democrats on Thursday delivered their strongest rebuke yet with calls for Michigan Rep. John Conyers' resignation, while those in the Senate reserved…

Senate opens ethics inquiry into Franken sexual misconduct allegations

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WASHINGTON — Senate Ethics panel announces it has opened preliminary inquiry into Al Franken amid sexual misconduct allegations.

Allegations of sexual misconduct roiling Congress

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As allegations of sexual misconduct against powerful lawmakers roil Congress, House Democrats on Thursday delivered their strongest rebuke yet with calls for Michigan Rep. John Conyers' resignation, while those in the Senate reserved…

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