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FILE – In this Oct. 29, 2010, file photo, William O'Neill, an Ohio appeals court judge selected as the Democratic nominee for U.S. House of Representatives to represent Ohio's 14th District, laughs during a campaign stop at the Democratic party headquarters in Mentor, Ohio. O'Neill, now an Ohio Supreme Court justice campaigning for the Democratic nomination to run for Ohio governor in 2018, volunteered candid details of his sexual past on Facebook, saying Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, that he was taking a swipe at the "media frenzy" over sexual misconduct. The post was immediately attacked as inappropriate and led to calls for his ouster. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta, File)
Candidate for Ohio governor reveals sexual past on FacebookA state Supreme Court justice running for Ohio governor has volunteered candid details of his sexual past on Facebook, saying he was trying to de-legitimize the national "media frenzy" over politicians' sexual indiscretions
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FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2010 file photo, chief organizer of the 2010 World Cup Soccer tournament, Danny Jordaan, appears during an interview in Johannesburg. Jordaan is accused by former member of parliament Jennifer Ferguson of raping her in 1993. He denies the accusation. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell, File)
Weinstein's Impact: List of men accused of sexual misconductThe Weinstein Effect: A list of men in the entertainment and media industries accused of sexual harassment, abuse, or other misconduct
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Kevin Hassett, chair of the Council of Economic Advisers talks to reporters during a press briefing in the Brady press briefing room at the White House, in Washington, Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
The Latest: Economic adviser talks tax bill with GOP foeThe chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers says he met with a GOP senator who opposes the senate's tax overhaul plan
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Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez, center, and his children, Robert and Alicia, leave the federal courthouse in Newark, N.J., Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. The federal bribery trial of Menendez ended in a mistrial Thursday when the jury said it was hopelessly deadlocked on all charges against the New Jersey politician and a wealthy donor. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
After trial, Menendez pitches health insurance enrollmentNew Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez spent the day after a mistrial was declared in his federal bribery trial urging people to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act
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In this image provided by the U.S. Army, then-comedian Al Franken and sports commentator Leeann Tweeden perform a comic skit at Forward Operating Base Marez in Mosul, Iraq, on Dec. 16, 2006, during the USO Sergeant Major of the Army's 2006 Hope and Freedom Tour. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., apologized Nov. 16, 2017, after Tweeden accused him of forcibly kissing her during the 2006 USO tour. Colleagues, including fellow Democrats, urged a Senate ethics investigation. Tweeden also accused Franken of posing for a photo with his hands on her breasts as she slept, while both were performing for military personnel two years before the one-time comedian was elected to the Senate. (Creighton Holub/U.S. Army via AP)
The Latest: Sanders says Trump, Franken cases are differentThe White House says there's a difference between the sexual assault allegations against President Donald Trump and Democratic Sen. Al Franken
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In this Dec. 20, 2016 photo, Stephen Bittel, center, chats with voters as members of the Miami-Dade Democratic Party Executive Committee meet in Wynwood, Fla., to elect a new state committeeman. Florida Democratic Party Chairman Bittel has been accused of sexually inappropriate comments and behavior toward a number of women and has resigned. (Patrick Farrell /Miami Herald via AP)
Florida Democratic Party chair resigns over sexual behaviorFlorida Democrat Party Chairman Stephen Bittel resigned after anonymous allegations of sexually inappropriate behavior, a decision he made Friday after four candidates for governor said he should step down over the report
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Texas governor: White House disaster aid bill 'inadequate'Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is criticizing as "completely inadequate" the Trump administration's $44 billion disaster aid request to Congress
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In this Nov. 15, 2017, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House in Washington. Trump is not usually one to sit out a political feeding frenzy. But now he’s selectively aiming his Twitter guns at those under scrutiny for sexual misconduct. He’s been largely silent about Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore but hasn’t hesitated to skewer Democratic Sen. Al Franken. It’s a tricky matter for Trump: During the campaign, more than a dozen women stepped up to accuse him of sexual misconduct, and he was seen bragging in an old video about groping and kissing women. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
As sex scandals topple the powerful: Why not Trump?As sex scandals topple the powerful, some are asking: Why not Trump?
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Former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore arrives for a news conference, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, in Birmingham, Ala, with his wife Kayla Moore, right. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
The Latest: Alabama's GOP governor to vote Moore for SenateAlabama Gov. Kay Ivey says she plans to vote for Republican Roy Moore for U.S. Senate even though he faces accusations of sexual misconduct
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The Latest: 2nd Ohio governor rival asks O'Neill to resignAnother candidate for Ohio governor, Democrat Connie Pillich, is calling on Ohio Supreme Court Justice and gubernatorial contender William O'Neill to resign over a Facebook post volunteering candid details of his sexual past.
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Christie's Nagging Question as He Got Fired From Trump TeamDespite reportedly being Donald Trump's fast-food fetcher during the campaign, Chris Christie really seemed to want to keep working on the former's transition team, admitting he was legitimately bummed when he was unceremoniously removed from that role and replaced with VP-elect Mike Pence. But per the Week and the Hill...
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Oklahoma lawmakers OK budget fix, but new shortfall awaitsThe Oklahoma Senate has approved a bill that will cut funding to most state agencies and will spend cash reserves to finish plugging a projected budget hole after lawmakers failed to pass a broad package of tax increases
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