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 ...
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: On the other hand, Jean-Louis Kerouac did well to rename himself Jack. A Jean-Louis would be unlikely to write "On the Road" but a Jack Kerouac — the road was right up his alley.In 1963 ...
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: 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: Al Franken's widely expected resignation as Senator of Minnesota comes a day after at least 35 Democratic senators publicly called on him to resign.
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: Also, a new accuser, an Army veteran, told CNN that a 2003 encounter came while posing for a photo with Franken, who was on a USO tour.
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: Dec 01, 2017 · Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) said he’ll work with Roy Moore, who’s been accused of child molestation, if Moore is elected to the Senate. But Cruz condemned Sen. Al Franken …
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: Newsweek has retracted its story about a conservative botnet effort to force the resignation of Senator Al Franken. The initial report was based on research conducted by Unhack The Vote, a group ...
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: Former Minnesota Senator Al Franken announced his plans to resign his post in December, after multiple women emerged with sexual misconduct allegations against him.
Description: Leeann Tweeden said she only came forward with her claims against Senator Al Franken so that other victims would be empowered to share their own stories
Description: Gov. Mark Dayton on Tuesday appointed Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to replace U.S. Sen Al Franken, who is resigning. Here are some reactions. “Tina Smith will make an excellent United States Senator. She ...
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: Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (N.Y.) on Monday hesitated to call out Hillary Clinton for ignoring recommendations to fire a top adviser accused of sexual harassment moments before saying "no ...
Description: Early life and early career. He was born in Selma, Alabama, on December 24, 1946, the son of Jefferson Beauregard Sessions, Jr., and the former Abbie Powe. He was named after his father, who was named after his grandfather, who was named after Jefferson …
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