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Gillibrand Forced to Defend Calling Franken to Resign Over #MeToo

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s (D-NY) presidential campaign took a new turn on Monday when she was forced to defend having called on former Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) to resign, saying “eight credible allegations” of sexual misconduct were “not too high a standard.”

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Ann Coulter — GOP to Dems: Here, Take Our Wallet, Too!

Election recounts would be more plausible if Democrats occasionally let the Republican win. But they don’t. Ballots miraculously discovered days and weeks after the election — in the back seat of a car, after helpful “corrections” to the ballots by election supervisors, etc. — invariably result in a surprise win for the Democrat.

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Five Famous Examples of Democrat Recount Boondoggles

There is much apprehension among Republican voters because Democrats always seem to do incredibly well in recount dramas, deploying strike teams of lawyers to obtain the most favorable possible interpretation of dubious ballots and harvesting a bumper crop of dubious ballots to interpret. Mysterious boxes of votes discovered after Election Day always seem to favor the Democrats by lopsided margins.

FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2000, file photo, Broward County, Fla. canvassing board member Judge Robert Rosenberg uses a magnifying glass to examine a disputed ballot at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The Founding Fathers set up the Electoral College to ensure a well-informed, geographically diverse …

Maher: Al Franken Should Get Back Into Politics

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” host Bill Maher argued former Senator Al Franken (D-MN) should return to politics. Maher stated, “Until Donald Trump is no longer president, don’t talk to me about any cause except Democrats winning elections.”

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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.

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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.   

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 …

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.

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)

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.

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