Description: Alan Stuart Franken (born May 21, 1951) is an American comedian, politician, media personality, and author 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 writer, he became a prominent liberal political activist ...
Description: Broadcaster and model Leeann Tweeden said Thursday that Al Franken “forcibly kissed” and groped her during a USO tour in 2006, two years before the Minnesota Democrat’s election to the U.S ...
Description: Al Franken, Giant of the Senate [Al Franken] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. #1 New York Times Bestseller Flips the classic born-in-a-shack rise to political office tale on its head. I skipped meals to read this book - also unusual - because every page was funny.
Description: As a feminist and the author of a book on rape culture, I could reasonably be expected to lead the calls for Al Franken to step down, following allegations that he forced his tongue down a woman ...
Description: Sen. Al Franken resigned on Thursday. There will be a special election in November 2018 to officially elect a replacement for the remainder of Franken's term.
Description: On a recent October afternoon, Democratic Sen. Al Franken mistakenly ambled toward the Mansfield Room, where the party in control — namely Republicans — meets weekly to hash out strategy.
Description: Dec 13, 2017 · ST. PAUL — The campaign started immediately. Five minutes after being named as Al Franken’s temporary replacement in the United States Senate, Lt. Gov. Tina Smith …
Description: Long before he became a senator, Al Franken was a liberal hero for the way he stuck it to Republicans. And so it was perhaps inevitable that, even as he resigned from the Senate in disgrace this ...
Description: Dec 06, 2017 · Sen. Al Franken's political career is in peril after dozens of his Democratic Senate colleagues and the chamber's leadership called on him to resign his …
Description: “Al Franken, Giant of the Senate” by Al Franken is 405 pages in length and sold on Kindle for $14.99 This book is an anecdotal, autobiography by democratic Senator Al Franken from Minnesota.
Description: Lt. Gov. Tina Smith accepted an appointment to the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, agreeing to replace Al Franken as one of Minnesota’s most high-profile elected officials and vowing to protect the ...
Description: Incumbent Sen. Tina Smith (D) will face state Sen. Karin Housley (R) and three others in the special election for Minnesota's Class 2 Senate seat on November 6, 2018. The winner of the special election will serve out the rest of Al Franken's (D) term, ending in January 2021.. The race is one of many that may affect partisan control of the U.S. Senate in the 116th Congress.
Description: Amid a firestorm of criticism for sexually offensive behavior by Minnesota U.S. Sen. Al Franken, 14 women who formerly worked for Franken issued the following statement Friday : “Many of us ...
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Description: “I felt worse than ever. I felt like people whose respect meant a lot to me had begun to feel like I was a terrible person. I thought about Eliot Spitzer again, and about all the people he had let down because he couldn’t stop his own flaws from sabotaging his desire to do good.”. The italicized words are underlined in my copy of Al Franken’s book, Al Franken, Giant of the Senate.
Description: Political operatives in Minnesota and Washington were drawing up lists of candidates to run for Sen. Al Franken’s Senate seat even before his resignation speech last week, searching for ...
Description: In 2002, Sessions won reelection by defeating Democratic State Auditor Susan Parker.In 2008, Sessions defeated Democratic State Senator Vivian Davis Figures (sister-in-law of Thomas Figures, the Assistant U.S. Attorney who testified at Sessions's judicial confirmation hearing) to win a third term…
Description: U.S. Senator Al Franken, D-Minnesota, will be in Missouri next month to help the state’s Democratic Party. He will be the keynote speaker at the party’s annual Truman dinner fundraiser in St ...
Description: Senate: Senate, one of the two houses of the legislature (Congress) of the United States, established in 1789 under the Constitution. Each state elects two senators for six-year terms. The terms of about one-third of the Senate membership expire every two years, earning the chamber the nickname “the house
Description: Jan 02, 2018 · Congress: We know these lawmakers won't be back after the 2018 elections. More than three dozen members of Congress have announced they aren't running for re-election this year.
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