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 2017-12-15 01:52 

CBS Minnesota

[ WCCO ]

Al Franken Confirms Senate Seat Handover To Smith In Early January...

Al Franken has confirmed that he expects his replacement, Democratic Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, to take over his seat in early January....

 2017-12-14 23:52 

KVRR

[ Fargo ]

Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to Take Over Franken's Seat Early January...

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota Senator Al Franken says he expects his replacement, Democratic Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, to take over his seat in early January....

 2017-12-14 23:06 

NY Times

Kirsten Gillibrand and the Whiplash of #MeToo...

New Yorks junior senator got bruised for leading the charge to oust fellow Democrat Al Franken, then a Twitter attack from the president gave her a boost....

 2017-12-14 23:03 

Washington Post

Franken confirms handover to Smith in early January...

Minnesota Sen. Al Franken has confirmed that he expects his replacement, Democratic Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, to take over his seat in early January....

 2017-12-14 23:00 

Washington Times

Franken confirms handover to Smith in early January...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota Sen. Al Franken has confirmed that he expects his replacement, Democratic Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, to take over his seat in early January. Franken, a Democrat, said last week he would resign "in coming weeks" following all...

 2017-12-14 23:00 

US News & World Report

Franken Confirms Handover to Smith in Early January...

Minnesota Sen. Al Franken is confirming that he expects his replacement, Democratic Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, to take over his seat in early January....

 2017-12-14 22:28 

Chicago Sun-Times

Al Franken should resign the day Donald Trump resigns...

Nobody ever said Trump wasn't a cunning bully....

 2017-12-14 21:54 

WTHI

[ Terre Haute ]

Al Franken continues working while departure date unclear...

Even though he announced he would resign ......

 2017-12-14 21:09 

Observer

Matt Damon Opens Up About Harvey Weinstein, Louis C.K. and Sexual Harassment...

The Hollywood star reveals what he thinks about Weinstein, Al Franken and others accused of sexual misconduct....

 2017-12-14 20:36 

MRCTV

Sanders Compares Trump To Franken, Calls For President to Resign...

Do I think under those considerations of Al Franken resigning, do I think the President should resign? I do....

 2017-12-14 20:22 

The Gateway Pundit

With Her Eye on 2020, Sen. Kamala Harris Calls on Pres. Trump to Resign Over Unproven Sex Harassment Accusations...

Those who thought that Democrats forcing Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) to resign over sexual assault allegations without due process was a ploy to try to force President Donald Trump from office, go the the head of the class. Freshman Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) o...

 2017-12-14 18:27 

NY Times

'Sad and Angry' Over Sexual Harassment...

A sex researcher and educator, a liberal activist and a former ballet dancer discuss Harvey Weinstein, Al Franken and Peter Martins....

 2017-12-14 17:39 

Breitbart.com

Minnesota Gov Appoints Former Planned Parenthood VP to Franken's Seat...

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton (D) announced Wednesday he will appoint Lt. Gov. Tina Smith a former Planned Parenthood vice president to replace Sen. Al Franken who has resigned over sexual misconduct allegations....

 2017-12-14 17:00 

Dallas Morning News

Roy Moore, Dallas officer Dustin Dillard, AT&T, Ruth Altshuler, Al Franken, sexual harassment...

HedRe: Democrat wins in upset -- Sexual misconduct scandal proves too much even in reddest of states, Wednesday news story.It is rarity, but for......

 2017-12-14 15:53 

Roll Call

Keith Ellison Will Not Challenge Smith for Franken's Seat in 2018...

Rep. Keith Ellison will not run in Minnesota's special election for Senate to replace Sen. Al Franken in 2018, the six-term Democratic lawmaker signaled Wednesday. Minnesota Lieutenant Gov. Tina Smith has been pegged to replace Franken through January...

 2017-12-14 15:46 

Yahoo News

Minnesota Senate appointment creates a mess back home...

The elevation of Minnesota's Republican state Senate president to lieutenant governor as part of a chain reaction after U.S. Sen. Al Franken's resignation will likely lead to a legal fight over whether she can hold two jobs....

 2017-12-14 15:46 

Yahoo News

Minnesota Senate appointment creates a mess back home...

The elevation of Minnesota's Republican state Senate president to lieutenant governor as part of a chain reaction after U.S. Sen. Al Franken's resignation will likely lead to a legal fight over whether she can hold two jobs....

 2017-12-14 15:46 

Yahoo News

Minnesota Senate appointment creates a mess back home...

The elevation of Minnesota's Republican state Senate president to lieutenant governor as part of a chain reaction after U.S. Sen. Al Franken's resignation will likely lead to a legal fight over whether she can hold two jobs....

 2017-12-14 15:00 

Bill O'Reilly

The Left's Winds of War...

Gillibrand and her Democratic colleagues have cleared the decks by hounding Al Franken and John Conyers out of office. Those two men were lambs, sacrificed in order to make the party look pure. Not coincidentally, both seats will safely be filled by equal...

 2017-12-14 13:31 

Daily Kos

Morning Digest: Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton picks Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to replace Al Franken...

The Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest is compiled by David Nir, Jeff Singer, Stephen Wolf, and Carolyn Fiddler, with additional contributions from David Jarman, Steve Singiser, Daniel Donner, James Lambert, David Beard, and Arjun Jaikumar. Leading Off MN...

 2017-12-14 07:13 

The Strait Times

Minnesota Lieutenant-Governor Tina Smith to replace Al Franken in Senate...

ST PAUL, MINNESOTA (REUTERS) -Minnesota's Democratic Lieutenant-Governor Tina Smith will be appointed theUS senator to replace Al Franken, who resigned after being accused of sexual harassment by several women.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-12-14 05:00 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Al Franken continues working while departure date unclear...

Even though he announced he would resign ......

 2017-12-14 04:14 

Japan Times

Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith named to fill Al Franken's Senate seat...

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton appointed Lt. Gov. Tina Smith on Wednesday to replace fellow Democrat Al Franken's Senate seat until a special election in November, ......

 2017-12-14 03:57 

The Conversation

A parent's guide to ending sexual harassment and assault...

Teaching kids early can help. The resignation of three members of Congress John Conyers , Al Franken and Trent Franks should serve as a reminder to parents to talk to their children about sexual misconduct. As a law professor with a focus on domestic and ...

 2017-12-14 03:36 

Washington Post

Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina F. Smith will fill Sen. Al Franken's seat...

A roundup of news from across the nation....

 2017-12-14 02:57 

KMSP

[ Minneapolis ]

The strategy behind selecting Smith for Franken's seat...

Its a decision with national implications. The selection of Lt. Governor Tina Smith to replace Sen. Al Franken is setting the stage for a knock-down, drag-out race in 2018. ...

 2017-12-13 23:23 

Glen Falls Post-Star

Minnesota Senate appointment creates a mess back home...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The elevation of Minnesota's Republican state Senate president to lieutenant governor as part of a chain reaction after U.S. Sen. Al Franken's resignation will likely lead to a legal fight over whether she can hold......

 2017-12-13 23:23 

Federal News Radio

Minnesota Senate appointment creates a mess back home...

The elevation of Minnesota's Republican state Senate president to lieutenant governor as part of a chain reaction after U.S. Sen. Al Franken's resignation will likely lead to a legal fight over whether she can hold two jobs...

 2017-12-13 23:09 

KPTV

[ FOX Portland, OR ]

Al Franken's Senate replacement named...

The announcement comes following Franken's December 7 decision to resign from office over allegations that he touched women inappropriately....

 2017-12-13 22:59 

WABC-TV NY

Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith named as Al Franken's replacement in .....

Smith will head to Washington, D.C. Jan. 1 for a year....

 2017-12-13 22:57 

ABC News (US)

WATCH: Who is Tina Smith?...

The Lt. Governor from Minnesota will fill former Sen. Al Franken's seat....

 2017-12-13 21:45 

Blunt Force Truth

Democrats' IT Man Imran Awan Abuses Women...

What is Awan hiding and why are Democrats protecting him? In Congress (Al Franken, John Conyers), entertainment (Harvey Weinstein, Ben Affleck) and the establishment media (Matt Lauer, Charlie Rose), women are stepping up with charges of sexual harassment...

 2017-12-13 21:26 

The Daily Caller

Al Franken's Replacement Is A Former Planned Parenthood VP...

Tina Smith, the Democrat who is poised to take over Sen. Al Franken's seat, served as the public policy vice president at Planned Parenthood for Minnesota....

 2017-12-13 21:20 

RT.com

Female lieutenant governor to replace Al Franken in US Senate...

Lieutenant-governor Tina Smith will fill Minnesota's seat in the US Senate vacated by Senator Al Franken over accusations of sexual misconduct. She will face a special election next year....

 2017-12-13 20:56 

Newsweek.com

Democrats Are Plotting to 'Take Down' Trump, Laura Ingraham Says on Fox News...

The plan involves Al Franken, Roy Moore and Megyn Kelly....

 2017-12-13 20:55 

ThinkProgress

Democrats silent on whether Trump should resign over sexual assault allegations...

Last week, amid mounting sexual harassment allegations, three dozen Democratic senators called for Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) to resign. In total, eight women had accused Franken of sexual misconduct, claiming that he had groped them during photo-ops or forci...

 2017-12-13 20:33 

US News & World Report

Tina Smith Tapped As Al Franken's Replacement For Minnesota Senate Seat...

Smith plans to run for the seat Republicans will attempt to make competitive next November....

 2017-12-13 20:12 

RealClearPolitics

Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith Named to Fill Franken Seat...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton appointed Lt. Gov. Tina Smith on Wednesday to fill fellow Democrat Al Franken's Senate seat until a special election in November, setting up his longtime and trusted adviser for a potentially bru...

 2017-12-13 20:00 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

A timeline of Sen. Al Franken's political career...

Al Franken announces he will resign from US Senate Embattled Democratic senator from Minnesota says while some of the sexual misconduct allegations against him are not true, he cannot be an effective voice for his constituents while under ethics investiga...

 2017-12-13 19:36 

The Blaze

Minnesota governor taps a former Planned Parenthood VP to replace Al Franken in the Senate...

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton plans to appoint Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to replace Democratic Sen. Al Franken as the state's next senator, the governor announced Wednesday.......

 2017-12-13 19:27 

Washington Examiner

Abortion lobbyist Tina Smith of Planned Parenthood appointed to replace Al Franken in the US Senate...

During her tenure as Planned Parenthood of Minnesota's top lobbyist, Tina Smith lobbied against informed consent laws for mothers and one-da......

 2017-12-13 19:25 

KSTP

[ ABC St. Paul ]

Minnesota's Next Senator: Quiet Organizer, Late to Politics...

Tina Smith isn't passing a second time. Gov. Mark Dayton on Wednesday named his trusted lieutenant governor and former chief of staff to fill fellow Democrat Al Franken's Senate seat until a special election next November ......

 2017-12-13 19:06 

WABC-TV NY

Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith named as Al Franken's replacement in Senate...

Smith will head to Washington, D.C. Jan. 1 for a year....

 2017-12-13 19:05 

Fast Company

Tina Smith: 4 things to know about Al Franken's Senate replacement...

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has appointed Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to take over Al Frankens seat in the U.S. Senate. As you may recall, Franken stepped down from the Senate last week in the wake of sexual harassment allegations made against him. Smith was consi...

 2017-12-13 18:55 

Yahoo News

Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith named to fill Franken seat...

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton appointed Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to replace fellow Democratic Sen. Al Franken until a special election in November, setting up his long-time and trusted adviser for a potentially bruising 2018 election....

 2017-12-13 18:55 

Yahoo News

Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith named to fill Franken seat...

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton appointed Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to replace fellow Democratic Sen. Al Franken until a special election in November, setting up his long-time and trusted adviser for a potentially bruising 2018 election....

 2017-12-13 18:55 

Yahoo News

Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith named to fill Franken seat...

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton appointed Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to replace fellow Democratic Sen. Al Franken until a special election in November, setting up his long-time and trusted adviser for a potentially bruising 2018 election....

 2017-12-13 18:46 

Yahoo News

Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to replace Sen. Al Franken...

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton announced the appointment of Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to replace Sen. Al Franken...

 2017-12-13 18:39 

Washington Examiner

Al Franken's replacement adds another big voice for corn ethanol in the Senate...

Tina Smith was a key proponent in helping to expand 'Minnesota's clean energy economy' during her time as lieutenant governor, Gov. Mark Day......

 2017-12-13 18:37 

Hollywood Reporter

Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith Named to Fill Al Franken's Senate Seat...

While Franken, who announced last week that he'd resign ...

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