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Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., and his wife Franni Bryson (L) arrive at the U.S. Capitol Building on December 7, 2017, in Washington, D.C. Franken announced that he will be resigning in the coming weeks after being accused by several women of sexual harassment. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Poll: Americans Overwhelmingly Support 'Zero Tolerance' On Sexual Harassment

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President Trump Draws Closer To His First Legislative Victory

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Supporters of Democrat Doug Jones celebrate as Jones is projected to be the winner in Alabama's special Senate election during his election night gathering Tuesday in Birmingham, Ala. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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According to preliminary numbers from the Texas Democratic Party, Democrats are running in 89 percent of the seats in the Texas House and 88 percent of the seats in the Texas Senate. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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In Reaction To Trump, Democratic Candidates Surge In Deep-Red Texas

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President Trump speaks prior to signing a presidential proclamation shrinking Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments at the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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There's An Immigration Gap In How Latinos Perceive Discrimination

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Robb Willer: How Do We Bridge The Political Divide?

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Shop owner Jeff Binkley displays an AR-15 "Sport" rifle at Sarge's Sidearms on Sept. 29, 2016 near Benson, Ariz. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Poll: Majorities Of Both Parties Favor Increased Gun Restrictions

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A Pew Research Survey finds Americans are more polarized than they have been in more than two decades on a range of issues. Jeff Swensen/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump takes questions from reporters before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House on Friday. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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When The Parents Are White, The Child Is Black, And The Churches Are Segregated

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Who Put The 'Hispanic' In Hispanic Heritage Month?

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