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For Franken, a rising trajectory, and then the accusations

The Eagle / News 50 sources

WASHINGTON (AP) — "Many of you have jobs, many of you have families," Sen. Al Franken told Virginia Democratic leaders gathered on the eve of what seemed an uncomfortably close gubernatorial election. After an expectant pause, he leaned…

Two More Women Accuse Sen. Al Franken Of Inappropriate Touching

The Huffington Post

Two more women have told HuffPost that Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) touched their butts in separate incidents. These are the third and fourth such allegations against Franken in the past week. Leeann Tweeden, a radio host, wrote last week…

Al Franken hit with two more groping allegations

NY Daily News

Two more women came forward Wednesday with allegations that Sen. Al Franken touched them inappropriately at political events years ago.

2 more women say Franken touched them inappropriately: Report

CBS News

One woman said she spoke with HuffPost said she wanted to share her story because Franken is a "serial groper"

Two women say Sen. Al Franken groped them at Minneapolis events

StarTribune.com

The Huffington Post cited two unnamed women who said that Franken grabbed their buttocks in separate incidents during his first Senate campaign.

Two more women say Franken touched them inappropriately, HuffPost reports

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Two more women have come forward with allegations that Sen. Al Franken touched them inappropriately.

Two women allege Al Franken touched their buttocks at campaign events

Two more women have alleged inappropriate behavior by the Minnesota Democrat Al Franken, saying he touched their buttocks during campaign events in his first run for the US Senate.

Two more women claim Al Franken touched their buttocks

Washington Times

MINNEAPOLIS — Two women are alleging that Minnesota Democratic U.S. Sen. Al Franken touched their buttocks during events for his first campaign for Senate.

Two more women accuse Al Franken of groping

New York Post / News

Two more women have reportedly accused Senator Al Franken of groping them during campaign events nearly a decade ago. The women told The Huffington Post that the Minnesota democrat grabbed their buttocks while taking photos — and allegedly…

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Dec 7

Franken resigns in defiant floor speech

The Hill open event

Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) said on Thursday that he is resigning his Senate seat over allegations of groping and sexual misconduct."I know in my heart that nothing I have done as a senator, nothing, has br...

Dec 6

'Enough is enough': Women Democratic Sens. want Franken out

NBC News open event

Women senators, including Kamala Harris of California and Kirsten Gillibrand of New York, on Wednesday called on Sen. Al Franken to resign after allegations of harassment against the Minnesota lawmaker

Nov 28

Minnesota paper calls out Franken for lame apology

A prominent Minnesota newspaper ​called Sen. Al Franken’s apology for multiple allegations of sexual impropriety “lamentably short” and questioned whether he is actually making himself “accountable” for his actions.​ “Under such…

Nov 27

Al Franken, under pressure to resign, vows to ‘learn from my mistakes’

New York Post open event

Disgraced Sen. Al Franken said Monday that “you have to respect women’s experience” after at first disputing a radio host’s version of an incident in which he groped her and forced her to kiss him. He apologized to other women who have…

Nov 27

'Ashamed' Franken says he won't quit Senate over groping accusations

Reuters open event

(Reuters) - U.S. Senator Al Franken, trying to salvage his political career, said on Sunday he does not plan to resign but called himself "embarrassed and ashamed" by his behavior toward women who have accused him of groping or…

Nov 23

For Franken, a rising trajectory, and then the accusations

WASHINGTON (AP) — "Many of you have jobs, many of you have families," Sen. Al Franken told Virginia Democratic leaders gathered on the eve of what seemed an uncomfortably close gubernatorial election. After an expectant pause, he leaned…

Nov 23

Two women say Sen. Al Franken groped them at Minneapolis events

The Huffington Post cited two unnamed women who said that Franken grabbed their buttocks in separate incidents during his first Senate campaign.

Nov 23

2 more women say Franken touched them inappropriately: Report

CBS News open event

One woman said she spoke with HuffPost said she wanted to share her story because Franken is a "serial groper"

Nov 23

Al Franken hit with two more groping allegations

NY Daily News open event

Two more women came forward Wednesday with allegations that Sen. Al Franken touched them inappropriately at political events years ago.

Nov 20

Woman says Franken grabbed her butt in 2010 when he was in office

NY Daily News open event

A new woman has accused Sen. Al Franken of grabbing her buttocks at the Minnesota State Fair in 2010.

Nov 18

What will Schumer do? Franken's troubles test his bond with the Senate minority leader

It's difficult to overstate how much Al Franken means to Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y. From Washington, Schumer oversaw the Minnesota Democrat's first campaign in 2008. When Franken was finally declared the winner in the…

Nov 17

Huckabee Sanders says Franken admits 'wrongdoing,' Trump hasn't

Sen. Al Franken sent a personal apology to the radio host accusing him of sexual harassment.

Nov 17

Democratic candidate’s bizarre post-Franken humblebrag: I’ve bedded over 50 hotties!

New York Post open event

An Ohio judge who’s running for governor bragged about bedding 50 “very attractive” women in a bizarre response to Sen. Al Franken’s sexual assault scandal. “Now that the dogs of war are calling for the head of Senator Al Franken I believe…

Nov 17

White House adviser: No hypocrisy in Trump attacking Franken

The Hill open event

White House legislative director Marc Short said Friday that President Trump is not a hypocrite for attacking Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) over groping a woman, despite the fact that the president has faced his own charges o...

Nov 17

Trump, who has avoided talk of Roy Moore allegations, weighs in on accusations against Al Franken

Sen. Al Franken apologized Thursday after a Los Angeles radio show anchor said that he had forcibly kissed her and later groped her on a 2006 USO tour, and amid a blizzard of criticism said that he would “gladly cooperate” with a Senate…

Nov 17

Democrats scramble to contain Franken fallout

The Hill open event

Democrats scrambled to contain the fallout on Thursday after sexual assault allegations against Sen. Al Franken Alan (Al) Stuart Franken Overnight Tech: Senate panel subpoenaed ex-Yahoo chief | Twitter gives all users 280 characters | FBI…

Nov 16

Franken: Doesn't remember forcing kiss on tour

Minnesota Sen. Al Franken says he doesn't remember a USO Tour skit "in the same way" as a fellow performer who alleges he kissed her against her will.