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Staffer: Senator Al Franken Will Not Resign

Senator Accused of Sexual Misconduct During An Incident in 2006

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Minnesota Democratic Senator Al Franken is not expected to step down amid claims of sexual misconduct. His staffer told the Star Tribune, “no” on Saturday when asked if Franken would resign. A woman recently accused him of groping and forcibly kissing her without consent in 2006. Senators have called for an ethics investigation into the behavior. Franken…

CONE ZONE: U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Stopping in Grand Forks

Some roads in the area will be closed for a few hours

Courtesy: CapitolChristmasTree.com  GRAND FORKS, ND — The U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree is making a whistle stop in Grand Forks. The tree will arrive at Town Square at 9 o’clock on Sunday morning and depart one hour later. Some roads in the area will be closed for a few hours. A Winter Market will be open from 9 to 1. There…

Miss America Cara Mund Celebrated During Her Own Day

She Was Joined By Senator John Hoeven and Representative Kevin Cramer in Bismarck

BISMARCK, ND — Thousands welcomed Miss America Cara Mund back to her North Dakota hometown. About 2,000 people turned out Saturday for Mund’s welcome-home party at the Bismarck Event Center including her former boss, Senator John Hoeven. Mund at one time interned at his Washington, D.C. office. She told the crowd of young girls that, whether they’re in North Dakota…