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Franken makes statement amid sexual misconduct allegations

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The Minnesota senator addresses at the Capitol, after several women made sexual misconduct allegations against him

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Sen. Al Franken bowed to pressure Thursday and resigned amid growing pressure after allegations of sexual misconduct surfaced. He did not, however, bow to his accusers. Nancy Cordes reports.

Nov 28

Roy Moore rallies support amid sexual misconduct allegations

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Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore says he's going to "take off the gloves" with two weeks left in the campaign. Moore spoke out for the first time in 11 days at a rally Monday night where he denied allegations of groping teenage girls,…

Nov 27

Al Franken apologizes for sexual misconduct allegations

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"I'm going to try to learn from my mistakes," Sen. Al Franken said Monday outside of his Capitol Hill office

Nov 27

Franken makes statement amid sexual misconduct allegations

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The Minnesota senator addresses at the Capitol, after several women made sexual misconduct allegations against him

Nov 27

Al Franken gives first interviews since sexual misconduct allegations

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Minnesota Senator Al Franken says he is embarrassed and ashamed following accusations of inappropriate touching by four women. The Democrat sat down CBS Minneapolis and he also spoke with the local area newspaper and Minnesota Public Radio…

Nov 26

Sen. Al Franken says he's "embarrassed and ashamed"

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"I've let a lot of people down and I'm hoping I can make it up to them and gradually regain their trust," Franken told the Star Tribune, adding that he's going back to work on Monday

Nov 20

Sexual misconduct allegations plague Hollywood

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Among the accused: producer Brett Ratner, music executive Russell Simmons, TV host Ryan Seacrest and actor Jeffrey Tambor. And there is more on the growing fallout from the Harvey Weinstein scandal

Nov 18

Eye Opener: Trump draws fire after mocking Al Franken's sexual misconduct

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President Trump's attacks on Sen. Al Franken's behavior are raising questions about reports of his own impropriety. Also, Alabama's governor plans to vote for Roy Moore despite sexual assault accusations against him. All that and all that…

Nov 17

Headlines of the week: Roy Moore, Al Franken accused of sexual misconduct

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From sexual misconduct allegations against Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore and Minnesota Sen. Al Franken to the record-breaking sale of Leonardo da Vinci's "Salvator Mundi," take a look back at the week that was on "CBS This Morning."

Nov 17

Roy Moore rallies supporters amid sexual misconduct allegations

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While President Trump is blasting Democratic Sen. Al Franken over sexual harassment allegations, he has said nothing in public about claims of sexual misconduct by Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore. The former Alabama chief justice…

Nov 17

Eye Opener: Al Franken faces sexual harassment allegations

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Democratic Sen. Al Franken calls for an ethics investigation of himself. The senator apologized after a radio host said he forcibly kissed and groped her before becoming a member of Congress. Also, there was a shouting match in the Senate…

Nov 17

Sen. Al Franken accused of sexual assault

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Sen. Al Franken, D-Minnesota, is the latest prominent American to be accused of sexual assault. It dates back more than a decade to when Franken was a comedian, and there is photographic evidence. Julianna Goldman reports.

Nov 16

Franken responds to sexual misconduct accusations

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Minnesota Democratic senator asks for ethics investigation into himself after groping allegations

Nov 16

Sen. Al Franken accused of groping, unwanted kissing

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Radio news anchor Leeann Tweeden says that Sen. Al Franken "kissed and groped" her without consent in 2006

Nov 15

Roy Moore speaks amid sexual misconduct allegations

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Embattled GOP Senate candidate spoke at the God Save America Revival conference Tuesday night in Alabama

Nov 13

Roy Moore defiant amid sexual misconduct allegations

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More Republicans want Roy Moore to drop out of Alabama's Senate race. Four women confirm to CBS News that Moore pursued them when they were teenagers and he was in his 30s. Moore is emphatically denying any wrongdoing. Manuel Bojorquez…

Aug 4

Sen. Al Franken is letting himself be funny again

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May 28

Senator (and still humorist) Al Franken

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