All posts tagged "Al Franken"

  • Michele Bachmann May Run For Al Franken’s Senate Seat

    Michele Bachmann is back — or at least hinting that she will be back soon. The former Minnesota lawmaker spoke with TV preacher Jim Bakker about her possible run for the senate. Now that Al Franken is...

    • Posted January 3, 2018
  • Al Franken Thanks His Supporters Before His Impending Resignation

    Speaking on Thursday in Minneapolis, Senator Al Franken thanked his supporters and promised to keep fighting for Democratic causes. “Serving the people of Minnesota in the United States Senate has been the honor of my life, and...

    • Posted December 29, 2017
  • Tina Smith
    Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith Likely Pick To Replace Franken

    The Minneapolis Star Tribune is reporting that Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton, a Democrat, will likely appoint Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to serve in Al Franken’s seat upon his resignation from the Senate. Franken announced that he would...

    • Posted December 7, 2017
  • Sen. Al Franken
    Al Franken Resigns Amid Allegations Of Sexual Harassment

    Facing several allegations of inappropriately touching women over the past decade or more, U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) announced his resignation. His departure will not be immediate, he said, but will occur within the “coming weeks.” "In...

    • Posted December 7, 2017
  • John Conyers To Resign From Office Amid Sexual Allegations

    Rep. John Conyers, a Democrat from Michigan who has served in Congress since 1965, is resigning from office. Conyers’s resignation comes after several women came forward accusing Conyers of sexual misconduct, including using his congressional resources to...

    • Posted December 5, 2017
  • President Trump
    Trump Critical Of Franken — Despite More Allegations Made Against The President

    This isn’t a post suggesting different tiers exist within the purview sexual assault. Whether a person engages in one act or 15, their actions warrant adequate responses. Sexual assault is wrong, and there needs to be consequences...

    • Posted November 17, 2017
  • Franken Accuser Tweeden: ‘I’m Not Calling For Him To Step Down’

    Leeann Tweeden, a reporter and former model, accused Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) of inappropriately forcing her to kiss him during a USO show several years ago and groping her while she was asleep. The kiss came about...

    • Posted November 17, 2017
  • The Women Of ‘The View’ Are Disappointed In Al Franken

    Further proving that when it comes to sexual assault there is no such thing as political favors, the women of ABC’s “The View” reacted with disappointment and disgust at the news that Democratic Sen. Al Franken groped...

    • Posted November 16, 2017
  • Sen. Al Franken
    Sen. Al Franken Accused of Kissing, Groping Woman

    KABC news anchor Leeann Tweeden has accused Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) of vigorously kissing her against her will and later groping her while she was asleep while the pair were on a United Service Organizations (USO) tour...

    • Posted November 16, 2017
  • Sen. Al Franken
    Al Franken Says AG Jeff Sessions ‘Failed To Tell The Truth’

    Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) is once again positioning himself as a thorn in the side of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, whose statements about Russia before Congress keep getting him in trouble. In a fiery letter sent to...

    • Posted November 3, 2017