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 2018-05-18 16:19 

The Intercept

"Medicare for All" Becomes Issue in Race for Al Franken's Senate Seat...

When Sen. Al Franken resigned, the "Medicare for All" bill lost a sponsor. The Democrats vying to replace Franken are split on whether they'll support it. The post "Medicare for All" Becomes Issue in Race for Al Franken's Senate Se...

 2018-05-14 17:26 

The Political Insider

That One Time Al Franken Said He Doesn't 'Buy' McCain Was A 'War Hero'...

Robert Donachie on May 14, 2018 Former Democratic Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota once questioned Sen. John McCain of Arizona's status as a war hero in a 2000 interview, arguing that [...] The post That One Time Al Franken Said He Doesn't 'Buy...

 2018-05-14 16:28 

The Daily Caller

That One Time Al Franken Said He Doesn't 'Buy' McCain Was A 'War Hero'...

Former Democratic Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota once questioned Sen. John McCain of Arizona's status as a war hero in a 2000 interview....

 2018-05-07 15:58 

CBS Minnesota

[ WCCO ]

Former Gov. Arne Carlson Endorses Painter's Democratic Senate Run...

Former Minnesota Gov. Arne Carlson, a Republican, has endorsed Richard Painter as he runs as a Democrat for the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by Al Franken....

 2018-05-04 02:24 

Washington Examiner

Enabling or just stupid? The women of news media who knee-jerk defend the #MeToo accused...

When disgraced former Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., was first accused in 2017 of sexual misconduct, a posse of his old...

 2018-05-03 18:37 

CNET

Al Franken lashes out at Facebook over Cambridge Analytica scandal...

In his first speech since resigning his US Senate seat, Al Franken takes shots at Facebook for not securing users' data and calls on Congress to regulate internet companies....

 2018-05-03 14:40 

Crooks and Liars

Al Franken Is Back! Slams Facebook At Cybersecurity Conference...

The Al Franken portion of the video starts at the 18:30 mark. For those of you who've read Al Franken's books, it will come as no surprise that he has returned to the lucrative world of corporate speeches. He was never shy about admitting that spe...

 2018-05-02 17:49 

The Hill

Franken hammers tech companies in return to spotlight...

Al Franken hammered major technology companies in his first major speech since resigning from the Senate over allegations of sexual harassment....

 2018-05-02 13:32 

CBS News

Al Franken blasts Facebook, election meddling in first speech since resignation...

Franken touched on Facebook's privacy issues and the U.S. election process in speech at a cybersecurity conference...

 2018-05-01 22:55 

Star Tribune

Al Franken returns to spotlight with Portugal cybersecurity speech...

The former U.S. senator had been out of sight since resigning in January....

 2018-05-01 21:48 

Washington Examiner

Former Sen. Al Franken steps back into public eye to criticize tech industry in Portugal...

Former Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., on Tuesday made his first public appearance since resigning at the beginning of this year following sexual misconduct allegations, using that opportunity to call for more government regulation on tech industry giants....

 2018-05-01 21:31 

Washington Times

Al Franken blasts Facebook in first address since leaving Senate...

Al Franken on Tuesday urged his former colleagues on Capitol Hill to rein in Facebook, skewering the social network in his first public address since resigning from the U.S. Senate. Speaking at a cybersecurity conference in Portugal, Mr. Franken said that...

 2018-05-01 17:53 

Newsmax

Franken Pushes for More Regulation on Tech Industry...

Former Sen. Al Franken, in his first public appearance since leaving office in January, called for more government regulation on tech industry giants, the Washington Examiner is reporting....

 2018-05-01 14:35 

Breitbart.com

Impeachment Advocate Richard Painter Joins Dems, Announces MN Senate Run...

Richard Painter, former President George W. Bush's White House ethics lawyer who was also an executive at a left-wing "watchdog group," announced on Monday that he will be running for former Minnesota Senator Al Franken's Senate seat as a ...

 2018-05-01 13:53 

Washington Free Beacon

Franken Re-Emerges to Attack Facebook, Tech Companies...

Minnesota Democrat Al Franken used his first public appearance since resigning from Congress to lambast Silicon Valley's leading technology titans and call for greater regulation in the realm of data privacy....

 2018-05-01 10:28 

CBS Minnesota

[ WCCO ]

Franken To Make First Public Appearance Since Resignation...

After serving for nine years in the Senate, Al Franken resigned over sexual harassment allegations in January....

 2018-04-30 21:49 

MSNBC

Former White House Chief Ethics counsel switches parties, runs for Al Franken's vacated seat...

A former White House Chief Ethics counsel has switched parties to become a Democrat, and will run for Al Franken's vacated seat. Steve Kornacki talked to him to see if he believed the allegations against Franken were true....

 2018-04-30 21:09 

Washington Examiner

Bush ethics lawyer Richard Painter running as a Democrat for Al Franken's Senate seat...

Former President George W. Bush's ethics lawyer, Richard Painter, announced Monday he will run as a Democrat for ousted Democratic Minnesota Sen. Al Franken's seat....

 2018-04-30 21:07 

The Daily Caller

Richard Painter Won't Back The 8 Women Who Accused Al Franken Of Sexual Harassment...

A longtime lawyer for former President George W. Bush who is running for Senate in Minnesota as a Democrat....

 2018-04-30 19:46 

Washington Free Beacon

MSNBC Host Baffled When Richard Painter Repeatedly Won't Say if He Believes Al Franken's Accusers...

Minnesota Democratic Senate candidate Richard Painter repeatedly would not say Monday if he believed the women who have made on-the-record accusations of sexual miscoduct against former Sen. Al Franken (D., Minn.)....

 2018-04-30 19:29 

Mediaite

Richard Painter, Running for Al Franken's Seat, Dodges on Whether He Believes Accusers in Tense Interview...

Former Bush White House ethics chief Richard Painter is running for Senate in Minnesota as a Democrat. And during an MSNBC interview this afternoon, he declined to make a definitive judgment on the allegations against the man who vacated the seat he's...

 2018-04-30 19:23 

MSNBC

Richard Painter running for Al Franken's seat, says the senator deserved better...

Former George W. Bush ethics lawyer Richard Painter is running as a Democrat to fill Franken's seat in Minnesota after the Senator stepped down earlier this year over sexual harassment allegations. On whether he believes Franken's accusers, Painte...

 2018-04-30 17:29 

The Guardian

Republican Richard Painter to run for Senate as Democrat to thwart Trump...

Ex-White House lawyer and TV pundit to contest Al Franken's old seat saying 'Our democracy is at stake' because of president's 'autocratic' policies...

 2018-04-30 16:35 

Bloomberg

Former Bush Ethics Lawyer, a Trump Critic, Enters Minnesota Senate Race...

A former Republican White House lawyer in President George W. Bush's administration and a prominent critic of President Donald Trump announced Monday that he'll run for Al Franken's Minnesota Senate seat....

 2018-04-30 16:20 

ABC News (US)

Former Bush ethics lawyer Richard Painter announces US Senate bid in Minnesota...

Richard Painter is running as a Democrat for the seat once held by Al Franken....

 2018-04-30 14:38 

CBS News

Former George W. Bush ethics lawyer will run for Al Franken's senate seat...

Painter filed paperwork with the FEC late last week to run for the seat after exploring a bid for more than a month...

 2018-04-30 13:50 

CBS Minnesota

[ WCCO ]

Prominent Trump Critic Painter Enters Minn. Senate Race...

A former Republican White House lawyer and prominent critic of President Donald Trump is running for former Sen. Al Franken's seat. And he's running as a Democrat....

 2018-04-30 13:34 

KSTP

[ ABC St. Paul ]

Former White House Lawyer Painter Enters Minnesota Senate Race...

A former Republican White House lawyer and prominent critic of President Donald Trump is running for former Sen. Al Franken's seat. And he's running as a Democrat......

 2018-04-30 13:15 

Washington Post

Prominent Trump critic Painter enters Minnesota Senate race...

A former Republican White House lawyer and prominent critic of President Donald Trump is running for former Sen. Al Franken's seat. And he's running as a Democrat....

 2018-04-30 13:14 

The Daily Mail

Prominent Trump critic Painter enters Minnesota Senate......

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A former Republican White House lawyer and prominent critic of President Donald Trump is running for former Sen. Al Franken's seat.......

 2018-04-30 13:13 

Idaho Statesman

Prominent Trump critic Painter enters Minnesota Senate race...

A former Republican White House lawyer and prominent critic of President Donald Trump is running for former Sen. Al Franken's seat. And he's running as a Democrat. Richard Painter filed ... Click to Continue...

 2018-04-30 13:13 

US News & World Report

Prominent Trump Critic Painter Enters Minnesota Senate Race...

A former Republican White House lawyer and prominent critic of President Donald Trump is running for former Sen. Al Franken's seat....

 2018-04-30 13:13 

AP

Prominent Trump critic Painter enters Minnesota Senate race...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A former Republican White House lawyer and prominent critic of President Donald Trump is running for former Sen. Al Franken's seat. And he's running as a Democrat....

 2018-04-30 13:13 

US News & World Report

Prominent Trump Critic Painter Enters Minnesota Senate Race...

A former Republican White House lawyer and prominent critic of President Donald Trump is running for former Sen. Al Franken's seat....

 2018-04-30 13:13 

WNCT-TV

Prominent Trump critic Painter enters Minnesota Senate race...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A former Republican White House lawyer and prominent critic of President Donald Trump is running for former Sen. Al Franken's seat. And he's running as a Democrat. Richard Painter filed paperwork with the Federal Election Co...

 2018-04-30 13:13 

WXXA News 10

[ Albany, NY ]

Prominent Trump critic Painter enters Minnesota Senate race...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A former Republican White House lawyer and prominent critic of President Donald Trump is running for former Sen. Al Franken's seat. And he's running as a Democrat. Richard Painter filed paperwork with the Federal Election Co...

 2018-04-30 13:13 

WTOP

Prominent Trump critic Painter enters Minnesota Senate race...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A former Republican White House lawyer and prominent critic of President Donald Trump is running for former Sen. Al Franken's seat. And he's running as a Democrat. Richard Painter filed... The post Prominent Trump crit...

 2018-04-30 01:13 

Newsmax

Report: Ex-Bush Ethics Lawyer to Run as Dem for Franken's Former Senate Seat...

Richard Painter, chief ethics lawyer for former President George W. Bush, is expected to announce on Monday he will run as a Democrat for the Senate seat formerly held by Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken, The Hill reported Sunday.Painter, who has been...

 2018-04-29 14:59 

Star Tribune

Former George W. Bush ethics lawyer to run for U.S. Senate as a Democrat...

Richard Painter will take on Tina Smith, who holds the seat now as Al Franken's successor, for the party nomination....

 2018-04-28 18:22 

The Daily Beast

Bill Maher Grills Ronan Farrow on the #MeToo Movement, Aziz Ansari and Al Franken...

HBO Bill Maher has been an outspoken critic of the #MeToo movement. The Real Time host has repeatedly argued that there's been a cultural overcorrection—one that has ensnared people like Aziz Ansari and Al Franken (those he views as innocent). S...

 2018-04-27 22:04 

NewsBusters

FLASHBACK: Brokaw's Now-Awkward Takes on Sexual Harassment...

Ex-NBC reporter Linda Vester's allegations that she was sexually harassed by Tom Brokaw makes the former NBC Nightly News anchors past reporting on sexual assault cases (on Bill Clinton, Al Franken and Arnold Schwarzenegger) rather awkward to say the ...

 2018-04-27 18:44 

CNBC

Rep. Patrick Meehan resigns. Republican had dropped re-election bid after sexual harassment revelation...

Several other members of Congress, including Sen. Al Franken and Rep. Blake Farenthold, have quit after sex harassment allegations....

 2018-04-25 17:17 

CBS Minnesota

[ WCCO ]

Rep. Tom Emmer Wins This Year's Hotdish Competition In D.C....

The contest in the past has been organized by former Sen. Al Franken. This year, Senator Tina Smith is carrying on that tradition....

 2018-04-25 15:44 

Newsmax

Dem Donor Slams 'Unfair' Ousting of Al Franken...

Democratic donor Susie Tompkins Bell critiqued Democrats for the...

 2018-04-25 14:31 

Raw Story

Major Dem donor hints she'll withhold funds after 'vigilante' Democrats forced Al Franken to resign...

Susie Tompkins Buell, a major Democratic Party donor and longtime supporter of Hillary Clinton, is hinting that she will withhold money from Democrats who were instrumental in forcing former Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) to resign amid sexual harassment allegati...

 2018-04-25 13:49 

The Daily Caller

Clinton Confidant And Liberal Democratic Donor Condemns 'Vigilantes' Who Forced Out Al Franken...

Susie Tompkins Buell is...

 2018-04-25 09:18 

Politico

‘Like vigilantes on the rampage’: Top donor blasts Democrats’ response to #MeToo...

Susie Tompkins Buell, a close friend of Hillary Clinton, called the ousting of Al Franken 'unfair' and 'a stain on the Democrats'...

 2018-04-24 08:03 

Washington Examiner

Men outed by #MeToo have to wait only 5 months before glossy media rehabilitation...

First it was disgraced former Sen. Al Franken. Then it was disgraced former CBS News anchor Charlie Rose....

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