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‘Disgusting Pig’ Al Franken Will Quit Senate Thursday

‘Disgusting Pig’ Al Franken Will Quit Senate Thursday Democrat Darling Headed Out, Bye, Bye Al Wednesday, 16 Democrats in the US Senate, 10 of them women called for Senator Al Franken (D-Minn) to resign in .....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsDec 7th, 2017

Here"s what happens to Al Franken"s Senate seat now that he is planning to resign

REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Sen. Al Franken announced his resignation on Thursday. Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is now mulling a replacement.  There will be.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 7th, 2017

Watch Sen. Al Franken resign amid multiple allegations of sexual harassment

Democratic Sen. Al Franken announced his resignation from the Senate on Thursday amid multiple allegations of se.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 7th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Al Franken announces he’ll resign from Senate

Sen. Al Franken said Thursday that he will resign in the coming weeks, in a speech on the Senate floor that put him face to face with dozens of Democratic colleagues who called for him to step down over mounting allegations of sexual misconduct......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 7th, 2017

Al Franken slams Trump and Roy Moore in his resignation speech over sexual harassment allegations

Thomson Reuters Al Franken resigned from the Senate on Thursday. The Minnesota Democrat had been accused by several women of forcible kissing and groping. In his speech announcing his resignation, he cast blame on Preside.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 7th, 2017

Will Al Franken Resign Thursday? Senators Demand Resignation as More Sexual Assault Accusers Come Forward

Senate Democrats have turned on Franken......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 6th, 2017

Trump slams Al Franken over ‘really bad’ groping photo

President Donald Trump has yet to weigh in on the sexual misconduct allegations toward Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore, but he wasted little time attacking Sen. Al Franken with a pair of tweets Thursday night, in which included a new nickname......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 17th, 2017

Who Is Al Franken"s Wife? Meet Franni Bryson, the Woman Who Won Him His Senate Seat

Minnesota Senator Al Franken was accused of sexual misconduct on Thursday by Leeann Tweeden, a radio news anchor with KABC in Los Angeles......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 16th, 2017

Minnesota"s Lt. Gov. Tina Smith has been named to fill Franken"s Senate seat

Star Tribune/Aaron Lavinsky via Associated Press Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith was appointed Wednesday to replace Sen. Al Franken. Franken resigned under pressure from his own party, following allegations from at least eight .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 14th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith appointed to replace Al Franken in Senate

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton said on Wednesday he would appoint Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to succeed Democratic Sen. Al Franken, who is resigning over allegations of sexual misconduct......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 13th, 2017

Al Franken will still have income after leaving Senate

Al Franken will resign as U.S. Senator from Minnesota and give up the $174,000 salary that comes with it. But based on a financial disclosure he filed, he still has income......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 11th, 2017

4 reasons why Democrats finally called on Al Franken to resign

Joe Raedle/Getty Images Sen. Al Franken announced on Thursday that he will resign in the coming wee.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 9th, 2017

Fantasy sports contests take step toward being declared legal in Florida

Despite concerns raised by the Seminole Tribe of Florida, a Senate committee Thursday approved a bill that would make clear fantasy sports contests are not a type of illegal gambling......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 8th, 2017

Rep. Trent Franks, Who Allegedly Asked Staffers to Bear His Child as Surrogates, Resigns Alongside Sen. Al Franken

Alongside Sen. Al Franken U.S. Democratic Senator Al Franken announced his resignation on Thursday after facing a series of sexual misconduct allegations, and Republican Representative Trent Frank.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 8th, 2017

Congress passes bill to avoid government shutdown

The House and Senate both passed a bill Thursday extending government funding thro.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 7th, 2017

Senate committee revises bill for proposed PawSox stadium

Pawtucket would receive a greater share of revenue from a new, publicly financed stadium for the Pawtucket Red Sox minor league baseball team under proposed legislation unveiled by state lawmakers on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 7th, 2017

Al Franken Denies Accusers’ Claims While Quitting Senate in Odd Speech About His Struggles

The Minnesota senator called out Alabama’s Roy Moore and President Donald Trump in widely panned speech......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 7th, 2017

Senator Al Franken Officially Confirms His Resignation In Senate Speech

Senator Al Franken Officially Confirms His Resignation In Senate Speech.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 7th, 2017

AL FRANKEN RESIGNS: Minnesota Democrat bows to pressure from Senate colleagues amid sexual misconduct allegations

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Sen. Al Franken resigned amid several accusations of sexual misconduct. The Minnesota Democrat has been accused of gropin.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 7th, 2017

Franken departing in "coming weeks"

After dozens of Democrats called for him to step down, Sen. Al Franken announced his resignation. Speaking on the Senate floor today, Franken said he was "shocked" by sexual harassment allegations against him, adding that some were "simply untrue" an.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 7th, 2017

Who Is Tina Smith? Al Franken May Be Replaced by the Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota

Senator Al Franken is set to announce whether or not he will resign Thursday, and some say his replacement could be Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith of Minnesota......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 7th, 2017