Articles Tagged 'Al Franken'
Michele Bachmann says she won’t run for Senate after all
Conservative firebrand Michele Bachmann said Monday she has no plans to run for U.S. Senate, despite previous suggestions she might run for former Minnesota Sen.… READ MORE
Five Minnesotans Dayton might pick to replace Franken in Senate
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton will announce Wednesday morning who will be Minnesota’s next U.S. senator upon the pending resignation of Democrat Al Franken.
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Gov. Mark Dayton likely to tap Lt. Gov. Tina Smith as Franken replacement
Minutes after U.S. Sen. Al Franken announced his resignation, Gov. Mark Dayton said he was not yet ready to announce his pick to fill Franken’s… READ MORE
The Latest: Franken to resign but won’t give up his voice
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., and the allegations of sexual misconduct against him (all times local):
Minnesota Sen.… READ MORE
Progressives call for replacing Al Franken with keith Ellison as support for resignation builds
Progressives aligned with the Bernie Sanders camp called for replacing disgraced Sen. Al Franken with a fellow Minnesota Democrat, Rep. Keith Ellison, as support grew… READ MORE
Senate Ethics Committee could soon be busy with Franken, Menendez
The six-member Senate Ethics Committee could soon be very busy.
One sitting senator was accused this week of sexual misconduct and another’s bribery trial ended… READ MORE
Al Franken accused of kissing, groping LA TV host without consent
A California TV host and sports radio broadcaster on Thursday accused Democratic Sen. Al Franken of kissing and groping her without her consent in 2006.… READ MORE
Franken’s opponent raises $780K
The Republican front-runner to face Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) has kept up his strong fundraising pace, pulling in $780,000 in the last three months of 2013.
Businessman Mike McFadden (R) has $1.7 million in the bank for his race against Franken, having raised $2.2 million since he entered the race in late May.
McFadden is the favorite of establishment Republicans,… READ MORE
Al Franken: ‘We Have to Consider Extending the Deadline for the Mandate’
Minnesota senator Al Franken, a Democrat, opens the door to a delay of the Obamacare individual mandate in an interview with Minnesota Public Radio.
The Washington Post reports:
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) says he would be open to a brief delay in the individual mandate if the problems with HealthCare.gov aren’t fixed by the end of the month, according to… READ MORE
Al Franken: â€˜They’re coming after the Internetâ€™
ByÂ MIKE ZAPLER, Politico
AUSTIN, Texas â€” Sen.Â Al Franken claimed Monday that big corporations are “hoping to destroy” the Internet and issued a call to arms to several hundred tech-savvy South by Southwest attendees to preserve net neutrality.
“I came here to warn you, the party may be over,” Franken said. “They’re coming after the Internet hoping to destroy… READ MORE