Sen. Al Franken

Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand, Claire McCaskill to Donate Al Franken’s PAC Money

Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Claire McCaskill (D-MO) will donate the money they received from colleague Sen. Al Franken’s (D-MN) political action committee after Franken was accused of groping the breasts of and forcing his tongue down the throat of a female journalist in 2006.

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 …

Comey: Russia Favored Trump Because Putin ‘Hated’ Hillary Clinton

During one critical exchange at today’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on FBI oversight, FBI Director James B. Comey testified about why the intelligence community purportedly believed that Russia favored Donald Trump for U.S. president over Hillary Clinton.

FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 3, 2017, before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing: "Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation." (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Franken: Voters Should Be Mad At Republicans for Obamacare

Thursday on CNN’s “The Lead,” while discussing the increasing costs of the Affordable Care Act referred to as Obamacare, Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) said voters should be mad at “Republican officeholders” who refused to do anything other than vote to


Franken: We Will Have Hearings on the ‘Rogue FBI’

Sunday on CNN’s “State Of The Union,”  while discussing the FBI reopening the investigation into Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, Sen. Al Franken (D-MN)  said “I think we’ll have hearing and I think we’ll get into the rogue element of


Former Sen. Norm Coleman Endorses Jeb Bush

Former Sen. Norm Coleman (R-MN) – who ended his prolonged re-election bid in 2009 by conceding to current Sen. Al Franken — is endorsing Jeb Bush for president.

ormer St. Paul Mayor Norm Coleman speaks at the Starkey Hearing Foundation's "So the World May Hear" Awards Gala on Sunday, July 20, 2014 in St. Paul, Minn. (Photo by

Progressive Group: ‘Stand with Warren Against Obama’

A progressive group founded by Harvard Law professor Lawrence Lessig is calling on Democrats to “stand with Warren against Obama” in opposing Obama’s nomination of Wall Street executive Antonio Weiss — a man who helped raise big bucks for Obama’s political campaigns.


Democrats Blast Obama’s Bundler-Turned-Treasury Nominee

Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) has joined ranks with other progressives like Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) to blast President Barack Obama’s nomination of Antonio Weiss as the Treasury undersecretary for domestic finance–a big money banker and one of Obama’s top campaign bundlers.