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A second woman says Al Franken groped her—this time, when he was a senator
She said Franken ‘wrapped [his hand] tightly around my butt cheek.’
Trump demands NFL suspend Marshawn Lynch for sitting during national anthem
It's the second straight day Trump has blasted Black athletes.
Trump voter says not even Jesus could convince him of Russian collusion
He's apparently not one of the 49 percent of Americans who suspect Trump of wrongdoing.
Alabama news outlet responds to Roy Moore lawsuit threat: Bring it on
AL.com says if a lawsuit is pursued, they are 'confident' that any litigation would "reveal other important information" about Moore. 
Anatomy of a fake news scandal
Fake news has real consequences.
‘SNL’ blasts longtime alum Al Franken for his sexual assault scandal
Franken was an original writer for the show. But that didn't stop 'SNL' from skewering him anyway.
Republican policies prove they don’t care about mental health
The GOP blames gun violence on mental health. So, why do they push policies that hurt patients?
Roy Moore hosting ‘Women for Moore’ rally outside Alabama capitol
Women are expected to speak on the candidate's 'upstanding character.'
U.S. Navy admits its pilot drew sky penis
Well, this isn't subtle.
Women say they were sexually harassed on Clinton, Sanders campaigns
Both women say the campaigns did not handle their situations well.