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New Franken Accusation Is Far More Serious

(Newser) – Al Franken got another round of bad headlines Monday when a second woman emerged to accuse him of sexual harassment. In the latest case, the woman says Franken groped her behind while they posed together for a photo at the Minnesota State Fair. The development has only heightened the spe

NEWSER - 2017-11-21 02:13:10

Joy Behar on The View: 'If Franken has to resign, then Trump needs to resign'

(YouTube) On Monday, The View co-host Joy Behar said that if Senator Al Franken has to resign over the sexual misconduct against him, Trump too should be forced to resign. The hosts were discussing the Franken situation after a second woman came forward accusing the Senator of "inappropriately touch

THEGRIO - 2017-11-21 02:21:26

Bill Maher Disputes NY Post Story Accusing Al Franken of Groping Arianna Huffington

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MSN.COM - 2017-11-21 05:02:00

Elizabeth Warren Won't Say If Al Franken Should Resign

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is famously coy about her own presidential ambitions. But on just about everything else, she has no problem speaking her mind. When Warren sat down with Stephen Colbert Monday night, she began by looking back wistfully at the last time she appeared on The Late Show in th

DAILY BEAST - 2017-11-21 05:43:05

Al Franken is getting away with it. That's why Roy Moore will win

Posted November 20, 2017 07:27 PM by Chris Pandolfo Elections Font Size Embattled with multiple allegations of sexual abuse and inappropriate conduct, Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore refuses to quit his campaign in Alabama. He still thinks he can win, despite the pleadings of national Republic

YAHOO! - 2017-11-21 00:27:00

Al Franken Shouldn't Resign - Yet

All weekend I read about Al Franken and pondered whether the 2006 groping incident for which he has apologized was severe enough to cause him to resign his U.S. Senate seat from Minnesota. I woke up yesterday morning convinced that particular punishment did not fit that particular crime. Then later

FORWARD - 2017-11-21 02:11:00

I Don't Understand

Maybe it's my privilege, or maybe I just have some massive flaw in my logic, but I don't get it. The Daily Kos Rec List has been seesawing back and forth for days, between one camp or another regarding Senator Al Franken's accusers, and/or Senator Franken himself. In one camp, we have people callin

DAILY KOS - 2017-11-21 03:38:00

Keep Circling The Wagons Around Al Franken And Roy Moore Gets Elected, You Fools.

I'm pissed, and I don't really care who I offend at this point. The disrespect for women at the top of the rec list is quite frankly heartbreaking, after how long I have been at Dkos, and how much better I thought we were than this. The accusers must be taken seriously, even if the accused is one o

DAILY KOS - 2017-11-21 02:55:00

Seth Meyers Rips Kellyanne Conway and Trump's 'Gross and Cynical' Roy Moore Stance

The 'Late Night' host goes after Kellyanne Conway for defending Roy Moore as her boss attacks Al Franken. Seth Meyers began his "A Closer Look" segment on Monday's Late Night by examining President Trump's bizarre Twitter attacks on LaVar Ball, the outspoken father of the NBA's Lonzo Ball and UCLA p

DAILY BEAST - 2017-11-21 02:48:00

Racy skits involving female co-stars were typical for Franken's USO tours

ST. PAUL-A script for a USO performance that Al Franken worked on called for "Dr. Al Franken" to perform a "breast exam" on stage before cheering American soldiers, according to Franken's own reading of the script and a video of one of the performances. The 2003 performance also included a moment wh

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE - 2017-11-21 02:55:45

Beware: Franken out means Ellison in ...

A political pundit maintains that conservatives hold their applause about the news that Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) might being forced to resign from office amid growing evidence of sexual misconduct. A second woman has now come forward claiming that the Minnesota Democrat inappropriately touched her

ONENEWSNOW - 2017-11-21 08:00:00

Political analyst Dave Lundy: "Roy Moore is a reprobate who has no business in the United States Senate"

Chris Varones, Dave Lundy and Justin Kaufmann It's Monday so it's time to Touche! Political analysts Chris Varones and Dave Lundy join Justin to argue about the top political stories making news this past week including the debate surrounding healthcare and tax reform, Senator Al Franken being accus

WGNRADIO.COM - 2017-11-21 05:37:13

Letter: White House redefines chutzpah

The classic illustration of "chutzpah'' (loosely translated from Yiddish: "Now THAT'S nerve!'') is the man who kills his parents then throws himself on the court's mercy because he's an orphan. Let's replace that with the assaulter-in-chief trolling Sen. Al Franken (D-MN), then a comedian, for a stu

TUCSON.COM - 2017-11-21 00:15:43

Minnesota writer's view: Al Franken must resign

David Perry, a Minneapolis-based writer, says he can't support Al Franken any more after the recent allegations He says Republicans may support alleged abusers in the GOP, but that's not enough reason for Democrats to back Franken

CNN - 2017-11-21 03:04:50

Glenn Thrush, Al Franken, and the Bursting Dam

Believe it or not, the tsunami of sexual assault claims hasn't even started yet. While Congress critters enjoy some family time back in their state, they're privately sweating it. Families across America are talking about this or that Congressman, actor, reporter, or other hotshot professional who g

SPECTATOR.ORG - 2017-11-21 05:05:13

Sen. Franken Should Take a Long Walk

Those popping sounds you hear aren't light bulbs breaking as they hit the frozen surface of Lake Wobegon. Instead, that sound comes from political heads exploding in the Democratic Media Complex. Because liberal Democratic Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota was exposed, completely, for what he really is b

TOWNHALL - 2017-11-21 05:01:00

Al Franken to be investigated by toothless Senate panel

The Senate Ethics Committee that will examine the actions of Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., and Al Franken, D-Minn. - and possibly Roy Moore if the Republican wins his Senate race in Alabama next month - has rarely taken significant action to punish lawmakers, and has only moved to oust people if they a

WASHINGTON EXAMINER - 2017-11-21 05:01:00

There's Another Part Of The Al Franken Story Being Left Out

Senator Al Franken has been charged with the sexual harassment of news anchor Leeann Tweeden. You have all seen the "funny" photo that was taken. For this action, Mr. Franken is deeply sorry and promises never to do anything like that ever again. He would even invite a Senate ethics inquiry into his

ALLENWESTREPUBLIC.COM - 2017-11-20 05:14:13

Bernie Gets Asked If Franken Should Resign - His Answer Is Cringe Inducing

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders got cold feet Monday when asked to condemn the alleged sexual misbehavior of Minnesota Sen. Al Franken and Bill Clinton. When asked by Jake Tapper on CNN if former president Clinton should have resigned after his bombshell sexual relationship with a White House intern, Sa

THE DAILY CALLER - 2017-11-20 19:10:35

Hillary Clinton Turned Some Heads When She Defended Sen Al Franken for Allegedly Groping Woman

Former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton recently weighed in on the sexual misconduct allegations against fellow Democrat, Sen. Al Franken (D-MN). Another woman has come forward to say that Franken groped and harassed her. The former first lady, who helped lead the effort to discredit the women

IJR - 2017-11-20 19:07:30