Political resignations

FILE - In this April 18, 2018, file photo, Rep. Richard Nolan, D-Minn., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Nolan is facing questions about his handling of a former top staffer accused of harassing and groping young female staffers. MinnPost reports that longtime former legislative director Jim Swiderski was repeatedly accused of inappropriate conduct and groping. Nolan isn't seeking another term in Congress but is instead a lieutenant governor candidate. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite File)
July 19, 2018 - 6:06 pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Retiring Minnesota Rep. Rick Nolan is facing questions surrounding his handling of a former top staffer accused of harassing and groping young female staffers. MinnPost reported Thursday that the Democrat's former legislative director, Jim Swiderski, was allowed to leave the...
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Attorney Kevin Betz, representing Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill, speaks as Sandra Blevins listens during a news conference, Wednesday, July 18, 2018, in Indianapolis. Betz said that Hill faces "false and malicious" information included in a report prepared for state legislative leaders about the allegations stemming from a March 15 party at an Indianapolis bar. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
July 18, 2018 - 6:51 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A lawyer for Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill said Wednesday that calls for the Republican's resignation over allegations that he drunkenly groped a state lawmaker and three legislative staffers are "pure hysteria" based on a flawed initial investigation. Attorney Kevin Betz...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May meets representatives during a visit to the Airbus area at the Farnborough Airshow in Farnborough, England, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
July 16, 2018 - 5:30 pm
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday accepted amendments to a customs bill put forward by Brexit hardliners who oppose her plan for a "common rule book" with the European Union after the country leaves the bloc. Even with those unwanted concessions, the government only barely...
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FILE - In this March 21, 2017 file photo, Haiti's Prime Minister Dr. Jack Guy Lafontant stands on stage during his confirmation ceremony at the National Palace, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Lafontant resigned Saturday, July 14, 2018, amid criticism for his failed attempt to increase fuel prices. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery, File)
July 14, 2018 - 7:18 pm
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haitian Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant resigned Saturday amid calls for him to step down over his handling of a failed plan to raise fuel prices that set off a wave of deadly protests. Lafontant told Haiti's Chamber of Deputies that he sent President Jovenel Moise...
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump during their arrival on Air Force One at Glasgow Prestwick Airport in Scotland, Friday, July 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
July 13, 2018 - 8:25 pm
TURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's trip to Europe (all times local): 8:20 p.m. President Donald Trump is spending the weekend at one of his private golf courses in Scotland. Aides say Trump will be spending the weekend preparing for his Monday summit with Russia's...
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Queen Elizabeth II and President Donald Trump walk together to inspect the Guard of Honour at Windsor Castle in Windsor, England, Friday, July 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
July 13, 2018 - 1:01 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's trip to Europe (all times local): 5:45 p.m. President Donald Trump and Queen Elizabeth II are getting acquainted over tea at Windsor Castle. Towering over the queen, Trump and the monarch shared a few interactions Friday as they reviewed troops...
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From left, first lady Melania Trump, President Donald Trump, British Prime Minister Theresa May and her husband Philip May watch the arrival ceremony at Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire, Thursday, July 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
July 12, 2018 - 9:06 pm
BLENHEIM PALACE, England (AP) — Dishing up a fresh dose of chaos on his European tour, President Donald Trump left behind a contentious NATO gathering in Brussels and moved on to Britain, where a pomp-filled welcome ceremony was soon overshadowed by an interview in which Trump blasted Prime...
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House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., left, stands with Rep.-elect Michael Cloud, R-Texas, back right, and his wife Rosel Cloud, back center, and children Zoe Cloud, Kent Cloud, and Ean Cloud, far right, during a mock swearing-in ceremony on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, July 10, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
July 10, 2018 - 7:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Michael Cloud of Texas has been sworn in as the newest member of Congress, succeeding Blake Farenthold, who resigned amid allegations of sexual harassment and an ethics probe. Cloud has worked as a communications consultant and served as a Republican county chairman. He...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May during the second day of Western Balkans Summit at Lancaster House in London, Tuesday July 10, 2018. The summit in London aims to strengthen security co-operation, increase economic stability and encourage political co-operation between the European nations. (Leon Neal/Pool via AP)
July 10, 2018 - 2:15 pm
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May insisted Tuesday that her plan to retain close ties with the European Union "absolutely keeps faith" with voters' decision to leave the bloc, as she tried to restore government unity after the resignations of two top ministers over Brexit. May has...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, May 22, 2018, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson gives a press conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Johnson resigned Monday July 9, 2018, amid Cabinet splits over Brexit.(AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko, FILE)
July 10, 2018 - 10:38 am
LONDON (AP) — Diplomats and politicians around the world were bidding a not-always fond farewell Tuesday to Boris Johnson after the foreign secretary's bombshell resignation. Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said her government would "miss Boris." But John McKendrick, attorney-general of...
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