Once a star of "Saturday Night Live," Al Franken took his liberal politics to Washington in 2008 when he narrowly won a Minnesota Senate seat. He said he would resign over allegations of sexual misconduct.
Countering strident attacks on his agency from the president who appointed him, FBI Director Christopher Wray on Thursday defended the tens of thousands of people who work with him and declared, "There is no finer institution."
Democratic Senate candidate Doug Jones drew a line between himself and Republican nominee Roy Moore on Wednesday as he sided with women making sexual misconduct allegations against men of both parties.
After Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's nomination this summer to an ambassador's post, the fellow Republican destined to succeed him as governor ducked policy questions by declaring, "There's one governor at a time."
Former White House strategist delivered a fiery speech in Fairhope, Alabama, in support of Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore. Bannon blasted Republicans who don't support Moore, accusing former presidential nominee Mitt Romney of avoiding the Vietnam draft.
Those who broke their silence about sexual misconduct have been named Time magazine's Person of the Year. Amid revelations about Harvey Weinstein and other men, the silence breakers prompted millions to share their own stories.