Tag: Al Franken

FILE - In this June 21, 2017 file photo, Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., listens at a committee hearing at the Capitol in Washington. Franken apologized Thursday after a Los Angeles radio anchor accused him of forcibly kissing her during a 2006 USO tour and of posing for a photo with his hands on her breasts as she slept. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

NYT: Franken Should Go

New York Times op-ed columnist Michelle Goldberg writes that Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) should resign his Senate seat after journalist Leeann Tweeden accused the senator Thursday of groping her and kissing her without her consent during an alleged incident in 2006.

Watch: Tweeden Breaks Down During Emotional Interview

Thursday, on CNN, Leeann Tweeden broke down while discussing coming forward about Senator Al Franken (D-MN) and the impact doing so has had. Tweeden talked about how nervous she was before she came forward and that even afterward, she still

Celebs Call On Al Franken to Resign Over Groping Allegations

Celebrities took to social media Thursday to condemn Senator Al Franken (D-MN) over a photo of him groping journalist and talk radio anchor Leeann Tweeden while she was sleeping, with some stars, like actress and liberal activist Alyssa Milano, calling on the Democratic lawmaker to resign from office.

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Slate: Al Franken Should Resign Immediately

After Los Angeles radio host Leeann Tweeden accused Sen. Al Franken of forcing his tongue down her throat and groping her while she slept, a Slate writer is calling on Franken to step down immediately as “a test of the Democratic Party’s consistency, honesty, and decency.”