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Michigan gubernatorial candidate's campaign manager resigns over "inappropriate behavior"

Gretchen Whitmer (left) in Detroit, Michigan. Photo: Ali Lapetina for The Washington Post via Getty Images

The campaign manager for Gretchen Whitmer, a Democratic gubernatorial candidate in Michigan, resigned yesterday over "inappropriate behavior with people in the workplace" numerous years ago, according to a campaign statement.

Why it matters: Allegations of inappropriate behavior that have riled national politics —
— such as the resignation of Sen. Al Franken — is now impacting state races.