Virginia's attorney general is calling for Gov. Ralph Northam to resign.
State Rep. Jason Spencer succumbs to pressure to step down after exposing himself and yelling racist remarks on provocateur Sacha Baron Cohen's cable TV show.
Rep. Blake Farenthold of Texas resigns four months after announcing he wouldn't seek re-election. In December he denied the accusations being made by a former aide.
Scot Peterson, the armed officer on duty at the Florida school where a shooter killed 17 people, resigns after being suspended without pay and placed under investigation.
Two former wives accuse Rob Porter of physical and verbal abuse. The White House staff secretary calls the charges “outrageous” and “simply false.”
The resignation announcement comes less than two weeks after The Wall Street Journal reported harassment allegations and, in one case, a $7.5 million settlement.
He's spent almost six years guiding the Justice Department through some tricky terrain -- think Benghazi, Ferguson and DOMA -- and Thursday, Eric Holder made it known he is preparing to exit his position as U.S. attorney general.
Newly defeated Rep. Eric Cantor will hang up his hat as House majority leader July 31, a GOP source in Congress confirmed Wednesday.
Pope Francis has formally accepted the resignation of Germany's controversial bishop of Limburg, who had come under fire for his luxury lifestyle.