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Wynn has denied the allegations. “,”descriptionText”:”After The Wall Street Journal detailed decades worth of sexual misconduct allegations against Steve Wynn, Democrats insist Republicans return political contributions from Wynn. Wynn has denied the allegations. “},{“title”:”Steve Wynn steps down from RNC”,”duration”:”01:58″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2018/01/27/steve-wynn-steps-down-rnc-nr.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2018/01/27/steve-wynn-steps-down-rnc-nr.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180127093850-03-steve-wynn-file-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2018/01/27/steve-wynn-steps-down-rnc-nr.cnn/video/playlists/sexual-assault-in-politics/”,”description”:”Steve Wynn is resigning from his position as RNC finance chairman, according to two Republican officials. Wynn is facing allegations of sexual misconduct following a story in The Wall Street Journal. 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POLITICO was first to report Wynn plans to step down.”},{“title”:”Hear Trump thank Steve Wynn for fundraising”,”duration”:”00:46″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2018/01/27/steve-wynn-sexual-misconduct-wsj-newday-sot.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2018/01/27/steve-wynn-sexual-misconduct-wsj-newday-sot.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/161007102240-steve-wynn-4-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2018/01/27/steve-wynn-sexual-misconduct-wsj-newday-sot.cnn/video/playlists/sexual-assault-in-politics/”,”description”:”The Wall Street Journal reports that casino magnate and RNC finance chairman Steve Wynn is accused of decades of sexual misconduct. Wynn denies the allegations.”,”descriptionText”:”The Wall Street Journal reports that casino magnate and RNC finance chairman Steve Wynn is accused of decades of sexual misconduct. Wynn denies the allegations.”},{“title”:”John Conyers’ long career”,”duration”:”01:52″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:””,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2017/11/29/who-is-john-conyers-orig-alee.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2017/11/29/who-is-john-conyers-orig-alee.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/150721175608-conyers-john-head-shot-large-169.jpeg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2017/11/29/who-is-john-conyers-orig-alee.cnn/video/playlists/sexual-assault-in-politics/”,”description”:”John Conyers has been in Congress for over 50 years. However, his legacy may now be tarnished by a variety of sexual harassment allegations.”,”descriptionText”:”John Conyers has been in Congress for over 50 years. 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