Tag: Al Franken

US Senator Al Franken, Democrat from Minnesota, speaks about net neutrality for the Internet during a discussion hosted by the Free Press Action Fund on Capitol Hill in Washington on July 8, 2014. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Al Franken Will Resign on Tuesday

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. Numerous sexual assault allegations and pressure from his Democratic colleagues combined to force his departure.

Disgraced US film producer Harvey Weinstein is facing a $10 million lawsuit from an actress who alleges he sexually harassed her during the making of the Netflix series Marco Polo

Hayward: The Sexual Harassment Meltdown of 2017

No doubt one of the things 2017 will be remembered for was the cascade of sexual harassment allegations and resignations rolling through the worlds of entertainment and politics, beginning with the spectacular fall of once-untouchable Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein. Partisan opportunists should not be allowed to distract us from the devastating indictment of centralized power and the hypocrisy of the political class delivered by the “#MeToo” story.

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Dem Rep Rice: Trump Should Resign Over His History with ‘Harassment’

Thursday on MSNBC’s “Hardball,” Rep. Kathleen Rice (D-NY) said given Sen. Al Franken’s (D-MN) resignation over sexual misconduct accusations, President Donald Trump should also resign over “his history with this issue of harassment.” Partial transcript as follows: RICE: Well, it’s