Description: According to an article by Richard Corliss published in Time magazine, "In a way, Franken has been running for office since the late '70s." Corliss also hinted at Franken's "possibly ironic role as a relentless self-promoter" in proclaiming the 1980s "The Al Franken Decade" and saying, "Vote for me, Al Franken.
Description: Dec 07, 2017 · The second part of Franken's conclusion will have a lot of Democratic heads nodding. Why is Franken resigning for allegations of groping and unwanted kissing while Trump is in office after more than a dozen women accused him during the campaign of sexual harassment?
Description: Leeann Tweeden, the woman who spoke out Thursday to accuse Al Franken of kissing and groping her in 2006 without her consent, said Friday morning that she is not asking for the Minnesota Senator to be removed from office. Tweeden, a TV host and sports broadcaster, sat down with ABC’s Good Morning America on Friday where she …
Description: Dec 06, 2017 · Sen. Al Franken said he is stepping down in the coming weeks as he faces accusations of inappropriate touching. Follow here for live updates.
Description: That sinking feeling Al Franken is experiencing is the realization that his career is now a pawn in the fanatical efforts of Democrats to get President Trump out of office. The Democrats would not lose his seat, since Minnesota's Governor Mark Dayton can be expected to appoint a Democrat to serve ...
Description: Dec 07, 2017 · WASHINGTON — Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn. said he plans to resign after more than a half dozen women came forward over the past several weeks with allegations that he touched them improperly or made unwanted sexual advances. Franken also disputed some of the accusations and suggested he is being held ...
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Description: Franken’s sudden fall came, as they so often do, when he seemed to be at his political peak. After winning reelection easily in 2014, he entered his second term on a …
Description: Minnesota Senator Al Franken was accused of sexual misconduct on Thursday by Leeann Tweeden, a radio news anchor with KABC in Los Angeles.
Description: Dec 07, 2017 · It started with six female senators, but by mid-afternoon Wednesday, many Democratic leaders had joined together to call for Sen. Al Franken's resignation. Franken said Thursday that he would resign from office in "the coming weeks" after dozens of his Democratic colleagues called for him to step ...
Description: Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., said she is mulling a run for Sen. Al Franken's Senate seat, but is concerned about the cost of running for such high political office.
Description: Comedian Bill Maher tweeted a photo in which he appeared to grab the chest of actor Bob Saget, a reenactment of the now-infamous photo of disgraced Democrat Al Franken appearing to grope the breast of radio host Leeann Tweeden. “These New Years Hawaii trips are getting weird — Saget, forgive me ...
Description: Al Franken’s resignation speech made no sense. If he is innocent as he claims (he says some of the allegations were untrue and he remembers the rest differently than his accusers) and if he is as confident that the Ethics Committee would vindicate him as he says, he shouldn’t be resigning ...
Description: Dec 07, 2017 · Al Franken's resignation will not foster lasting change. Congress can still distinguish itself as it works through sexual-harassment minefield: Our view
Description: Radio host and conservative activist Melanie Morgan joined Bill Clinton accusers Juanita Broaddrick and Kathleen Willey on Wednesday . The women stormed Senator Al Franken’s D.C. office to confront him on his sexual assault allegations by numerous women. As TGP reporter Josh Caplan reported earlier: Juanita Broaddrick and Kathleen Willey stormed Senator Al Franken’s D.C. office …
Description: Dec 07, 2017 · WASHINGTON — Senator Al Franken of Minnesota, in an emotional speech on the Senate floor, announced on Thursday that he would resign from Congress, the most prominent figure in a growing list of lawmakers felled by charges of sexual harassment or indiscretions. At turns defiant and mournful but ...
Description: Al Franken, Writer: Saturday Night Live. Al Franken is best known for nearly two decades of work on Saturday Night Live (1975). During that time he wrote, performed in and produced hundreds of sketches, …
Description: Senator Al Franken leaves after speaking to the media outside his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on November 27. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas
Description: Dec 21, 2017 · MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota Sen. Al Franken gave his final speech on the floor of the United States Senate Thursday morning. The speech comes two weeks after Franken announced his intent to resign from the Senate after several women accused him of sexual misconduct.. Gov. Mark Dayton appointed Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to take over Franken’s …
Description: Dec 07, 2017 · Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) announced Thursday he will step down from office after multiple women accused him of sexual misconduct. Franken said he will step down in “coming weeks.” In a speech on the Senate floor, Franken denied wrongdoing, but said he believes he can no longer do his job ...
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