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Oregon Senator Jeff Kruse resigns amid groping, harassment allegations

(Fox News)  An Oregon state senator resigned Thursday after an investigation determined he had harassed multiple women in the Capitol building with prolonged hugging, groping and other unwelcome physical contact. Sen. Jeff Kruse said in a statement he denies the allegations, but is stepping down so his colleagues may focus on serving Oregonians without distraction. […]

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Chairman of nuclear weapons oversight agency steps down amid internal turmoil

(USA Today)  The chairman of a federal oversight agency responsible for safety at nuclear weapons facilities has stepped down amid turmoil over both his management and his recommendation to President Trump that the agency be abolished. The Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board — chaired until this week by lawyer and marine engineer Sean Sullivan – […]

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Top Justice Department Official Who Helped Oversee Clinton Email Probe Resigns

(The Gateway Pundit)  A Justice Department official who helped oversee the controversial probes of Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server and Russian interference in the 2016 election stepped down this week. David Laufman, an experienced federal prosecutor who in 2014 became chief of the National Security Division’s Counterintelligence and Export Control Section, said […]

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Top DNC official out after less than a year on the job

(NBC News)  WASHINGTON — The CEO of the Democratic National Committee is leaving after less than a year on the job, NBC News has learned. Veteran Democrat operative Jess O’Connell took the helm of the DNC last May with a mandate to help newly installed Chairman Tom Perez turn around a troubled party organization that was struggling after years of […]

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Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe Resigns

(Zero Hedge)  Zimbabwe’s Speaker of Parliament Jacob Mudenda had barely finished reading the rules and regulations of how impeachment proceedings would proceed against President Robert Mugabe when the 93-year-old leader and former revolutionary surprised his colleagues by officially resigning the presidency – something he had been reluctant to do even after the military placed him […]