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Bill Clinton Addresses Weinstein, Franken, Changing Norms

Former President Bill Clinton promoted the new political thriller he wrote with James Patterson Thursday in an interview with PBS’s Judy Woodruff, who grilled him on Harvey Weinstein, Al Franken, and changing sexual harassment “norms.”

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Bernie Sanders on Al Franken: ‘We Miss Him Very, Very Much’

Appearing in a Washington Post Daily 202 interview published online Wednesday, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) commented on his “good friend” former Sen. Al Franken D-MN), and said he missed him “very, very much.” Washington Post’s James Hohmann asked Sanders if it was

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Impeachment Advocate Richard Painter Joins Dems, Announces MN Senate Run

Richard Painter, former President George W. Bush’s White House ethics lawyer who was also an executive at a left-wing “watchdog group,” announced on Monday that he will be running for former Minnesota Senator Al Franken’s Senate seat as a Democrat. He has been one of the most prominent advocates of impeaching President Donald Trump.

Vice President Joe Biden leans in to say something to Maggie Coons, next to her father Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., after Biden administered the Senate oath to Coons during a ceremonial re-enactment swearing-in ceremony, Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, in the Old Senate Chamber of Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn …

Politico Dismisses Joe Biden’s ‘Hands-iness’ with Children

In the desperate hope that countless photos and videos of former Vice President Joe Biden’s “handsi-ness” with women and children can be wished away, the far-left Politico published a lengthy piece Monday dismissing the problem.   

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 Sen Manchin: Al Franken Should Reverse Resignation Decision

In a preview of Politico’s “Off Message” podcast published Monday, Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) called on Sen. Al Franken (D-MN), who announced his resignation from the U.S. Senate in a floor speech earlier this month, to reverse that decision. Manchin

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Richard Painter: A Lot ‘Suspicious’ With What Happened to Al Franken

Saturday on MSNBC’s “AM Joy,” University of Minnesota Law Professor Richard Painter questioned Sen. Al Franken’s (D-MN) resignation, saying there was something “suspicious” and that the senator should have been allowed due process. “We need due process, we need to find

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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

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Franken Accuser: I’m ‘Appalled’ Franken Won’t Own Up to What He Did

On Thursday’s “MSNBC Live,” Stephanie Kemplin, one of Senator Al Franken’s (D-MN) accusers, criticized Franken for failing to take responsibility for his actions, including “trying to pass the buck onto other individuals, who possibly — they did commit the same things, maybe

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Al Franken Falls on His Sword So the Party Can Attack Donald Trump

Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) announced his intention Thursday to resign from the Senate amidst accusations of sexual misconduct — but managed to take a parting shot at Presidential Donald Trump and Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore.

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Defiant Al Franken Blames Lying Women for His Resignation

In his defiant resignation speech late Thursday morning, disgraced U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) proclaimed himself the victim and blamed his fall from grace on the hurling of false accusations of sexual misconduct against him.