Description: Alan Stuart Franken (born May 21, 1951) is an American comedian, writer, producer, author, and politician who served as a United States Senator from Minnesota from 2009 to 2018. He became well known in the 1970s and 1980s as a performer on the television comedy show Saturday Night Live (SNL). After decades as a comedic actor and …
Description: Also on the trip were country music artists Darryl Worley, Mark Wills, Keni Thomas, and some cheerleaders from the Dallas Cowboys. The headliner was comedian and now-senator, Al Franken.
Description: Nov 20, 2017 · A woman says Sen. Al Franken inappropriately touched her in 2010, telling CNN that he grabbed her buttocks while taking a photo at the Minnesota State Fair.
Description: Dec 06, 2017 · Embattled Sen. Al Franken will make an announcement Thursday, his office told reporters, as calls for the Minnesota Democrat's resignation -- led by female senators and later including party leaders such as Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer -- rapidly gained momentum Wednesday.
Description: Now that Sen. Al Franken has announced he will resign in the coming weeks, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is facing a high-pressure decision over appointing a replacement.
Description: Gov. Mark Dayton will appoint Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to replace Sen. Al Franken as Minnesota’s next U.S. senator, according to two high-level Democratic sources with knowledge of the decision.
Description: The New York Post received two separate photographs of disgraced Senator Al Franken (D-MN) appearing to grope Arianna Huffington’s butt and breast during a photo shoot in 2000.. A source at the shoot told the Post, “Franken was clowning around, but it really isn’t funny. That’s his tactic,” the source added, “pretend like it’s all a big joke.”
Description: Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) faced swift condemnation and bipartisan calls for an ethics investigation on Thursday after a Los Angeles radio broadcaster accused him of forcibly kissing and groping her in 2006. Franken first issued a brief apology, saying his actions were intended to be funny and that he didn’t recall the incident the way Leeann …
Description: In his first major public speech since resigning from the U.S. Senate, Al Franken returned to the spotlight to deliver a blistering rebuke of tech companies, specifically Facebook, over abuse of users privacy data while speaking at a cybersecurity conference in Lisbon, Portugal. During his speech ...
Description: Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) will officially resign on January 2, nearly a month after the Minnesota Democrat revealed on the Senate floor that he will step aside.
Description: Class 2: Democratic: Senator Tina Flint Smith • Appointed: 13 December 2017 by Governor Mark Dayton (Democratic) re: resignation of Senator Al Franken's (Democratic). • Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020 Senator Al Franken (Democratic) who was first elected in 2008 announced his resignation on 20 …
Description: Amy Jean Klobuchar (/ ˈ k l oʊ b ə ʃ ɑːr /; born May 25, 1960) is an American attorney and politician who is the senior United States Senator for Minnesota, serving since 2007.A member of the Minnesota …
Description: Jan 02, 2018 · Former Minnesota congresswoman Michele Bachmann says she is weighing whether or not to run for Al Franken’s Senate seat.
Description: Dec 07, 2017 · MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO/AP) — Following weeks of accusations made against him, Sen. Al Franken has announced he is stepping down at the end of the year. “I am proud that during my time the Senate I have used my power to be a champion of women and that I have earned a reputation as someone who respects the women I …
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