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Al Franken 'Greatest Groper' billboard by artist Sabo stuns L.A. commuters

Los Angeles commuters on their way to work Thursday morning were greeting with an unexpected surprise: a giant billboard altered to draw attention to Sen. Al Franken's sex scandal.

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Dec 8

Al Franken and Democratic strategy for 2018

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Dec 7

A sampling of reaction to Sen. Franken saying he'll resign

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A sampling of reaction to U.S. Sen. Al Franken's announcement Thursday that he will resign: Gov. Mark Dayton, D-Minn. - "I extend my deepest regrets to the women, who have had to endure their unwanted experiences with…

Dec 7

Minnesota Sen. Al Franken: 'I may be resigning my seat, but I'm not giving up my voice.'

WASHINGTON (AP) - Minnesota Sen. Al Franken: 'I may be resigning my seat, but I'm not giving up my voice.'

Dec 7

Al Franken quits Senate amid sexual misconduct allegations

Washington Times

Sen. Al Franken on Thursday announced he was quitting the austere upper chamber amid mounting accusations that he forcibly kissed or groped women, bowing to resignation calls from at least 32 of his fellow Senate Democrats.

Dec 7

Minnesota Sen. Al Franken, once a rising star in Democratic Party, is resigning amid sexual miscondu

WASHINGTON (AP) - Minnesota Sen. Al Franken, once a rising star in Democratic Party, is resigning amid sexual misconduct allegations.

Dec 6

Indiana Democratic Sen. Donnelly calls on Franken to resign

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana Sen. Joe Donnelly has joined a growing chorus of Democrats calling on Minnesota Sen. Al Franken to resign.

Dec 6

Franken denies allegation he forcibly tried to kiss woman

WASHINGTON (AP) - Sen. Al Franken is denying an accusation by a former Democratic congressional aide that he tried to forcibly kiss her after a taping of his radio show in 2006.

Nov 27

Sen. Al Franken says he 'let a lot of people down' amid sexual misconduct allegations, vows to work

WASHINGTON (AP) - Sen. Al Franken says he 'let a lot of people down' amid sexual misconduct allegations, vows to work to regain trust.

Nov 27

Sen. Al Franken back at work, 'ashamed' amid groping claims

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota Sen. Al Franken said he feels "embarrassed and ashamed" amid allegations that he groped several women, but said he looks forward to returning to work on Monday and gradually regaining voters' trust.

Nov 26

The Latest: Sen. Al Franken says he'll return to work Monday

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Latest on sexual misconduct allegations against Sen. Al Franken (all times local):; 1:40 p.m. Minnesota Sen. Al Franken is telling a local newspaper that he plans to return to work on Monday and is "embarrassed and…

Nov 26

Minnesota Sen. Al Franken tells newspaper he'll return to work Monday, says he's 'ashamed' by gropin

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota Sen. Al Franken tells newspaper he'll return to work Monday, says he's 'ashamed' by groping allegations.

Nov 26

Sen. Richard Durbin: Sen. Al Franken acted 'in a responsible way' with ethics probe

Washington Times

Sen. Richard Durbin said Sunday that fellow Democratic Sen. Al Franken has acted responsibly in his reaction to allegations of sexual assault by several women.

Nov 20

2nd woman accuses Sen. Al Franken of inappropriate touching

Washington Times

WASHINGTON (AP) - A second woman has accused Minnesota Sen. Al Franken of inappropriate touching, saying Monday that he put his hand on her bottom as they posed for a picture at the Minnesota State Fair in 2010 - after he had begun his…

Nov 17

Al Franken's days are numbered

Sen. Al Franken, who was just outed on a photograph wearing a big smile and groping the chest of a journalist while she slept, is now facing growing calls — many, from within his own liberal-minded ranks — to resign.

Nov 16

Sen. Warren: Sen. Franken's alleged actions "unacceptable"

BOSTON (AP) - U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is calling reports that Sen. Al Franken forcibly kissed a Los Angeles radio anchor during a 2006 USO tour "unacceptable and deeply disappointing."

Nov 16

Statement by Sen. Al Franken on sexual harassment allegation

Text of a statement Thursday from Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) after he was accused of sexual harassment by fellow performer Leeann Tweeden on a 2006 USO Tour: "The first thing I want to do is apologize: to Leeann, to everyone else who was…

Nov 16

'The View' shreds Al Franken: 'This is not acceptable'

The predominantly liberal panel on ABC's "The View" condemned Democratic Sen. Al Franken after he was accused Thursday of forcibly kissing and groping a Los Angeles radio host while they were on a USO trip together in 2006.

Nov 16

Leeann Tweeden, radio host, says Al Franken 'kissed and groped me without my consent'

A Los Angeles radio host has accused Sen. Al Franken of groping her without her consent during a December 2006 USO tour, providing a photo of the alleged encounter that showed the Minnesota Democrat touching her chest with a smile on his…

Jun 2

Al Franken: Time for Hillary Clinton, Democrats to 'move on'

Sen. Al Franken says it's time for Hillary Clinton and the Democratic Party to “move on” from their presidential election loss and learn how to better reach voters. (Yahoo) more >. Print. By Jessica Chasmar - The Washington Times - Friday,…

Jun 2

The Latest: Sen. Al Franken dis-invites Kathy Griffin

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Latest on Kathy Griffin (all times local):; 8:29 a.m. Sen. Al Franken has dis-invited Griffin from an event promoting his new book, "Giant of the Senate."