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 2017-06-22 22:53 

Raw Story

Of course Trump is going to claim something that is hollow and false: Al Franken slams weird afternoon tweets... +

Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) outright laughed at President Donald Trump’s afternoon tweets during a Thursday interview with CNN’s Jake Tapper. “It was you laughing, and you were laughing because [former United States Secretary of Homeland Secu...

 2017-06-22 13:00 

Oklahoma Gazette

Chicken-Fried News: Slow-burn Coburn... +

Comic-turned-senator Al Franken recently called out Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn's sense of humor or lack thereof in an interview....

 2017-06-22 02:30 

Raw Story

Sen. Al Franken: AG Sessions is avoiding the Senate Judiciary Committee... +

Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) on Wednesday said he thinks Attorney General Jeff Sessions is avoiding the Senate Judiciary Committee, refusing to appear before the oversight council charged with investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Fr...

 2017-06-22 00:34 

MSNBC

Hayes to Franken: Is Sessions avoiding...... +

Chris Hayes asks Senator Al Franken if he thinks the attorney general is avoiding testifying in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee. I think so, responds Sen. Franken. I certainly have some questions for him....

 2017-06-21 23:55 

International Business Times

[ Economy ]

AT&T-Time Warner Merger: Senate Democrats Ask Department Of Justice To Block Merger... +

A group of senators urged the U.S. Department of Justice and the Trump administration Wednesday to block a proposed merger of telecommunications giant AT&T and content producer Time Warner. The group, led by Al Franken, D-Minn., sent a letter to the o...

 2017-06-21 18:29 

Variety

Senate Democrats Raise Concerns About AT&T/Time Warner Merger... +

A group of Senate Democrats, led by Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.), are urging the Justice Department to reject AT&Ts proposed $85 million acquisition of Time Warner if the government determi...

 2017-06-21 16:47 

The Daily Caller

Bad News, America: Al Franken Doesn't Want To Be President... +

Who says Democrats and Republicans can't agree on anything?...

 2017-06-21 01:38 

Washington Examiner

Sen. Al Franken doesn't want to be president because 'it's too hard'... +

Looking back on his first 100 days in office back in April, President Trump also commented on the difficulty of the workload as commander in......

 2017-06-21 00:04 

Raw Story

What did the president know, and when did his son-in-law tell him?: Al Franken jabs Trump over investigations... +

In an ABC News Powerhouse Politics podcast, Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) took some shots at President Donald Trump while admitting that he is not interested in running for president himself. Speaking with host Rick Klein, Franken touched on a range of subjects,...

 2017-06-20 23:08 

WABC-TV NY

Sen. Al Franken: 'I don't want to be president'... +

The Minnesota senator and 'SNL' alum joined the "Powerhouse Politics" podcast....

 2017-06-20 23:07 

ABC News (US)

Sen. Al Franken: 'I don't want to be president'... +

The Minnesota senator and 'SNL' alum joined the "Powerhouse Politics" podcast....

 2017-06-20 21:55 

New York Magazine

Al Franken Warns About Potential Perils of President Pence... +

He opined that the zealot Pence might be worse on domestic policy than Trump. Its a sign the idea of impeachment is becoming real....

 2017-06-20 21:38 

Washington Examiner

Watch: Sen. Al Franken responds in real time to a Trump tweet... +

'May I say, the president might be gullible when it comes to China,' Al Franken said....

 2017-06-20 20:06 

Raw Story

Sen. Al Franken mocks gullible Trump after presidents China tweet interrupts MSNBC interview... +

A discussion on the state of Trumpcare in the Senate was thrown off course after the latest tweet from President Donald Trump. Senator Al Franken (D-MN) was discussing the dynamics of the pending Senate vote on Trumpcare when MSNBC’s Katy Tur mentio...

 2017-06-20 19:48 

Breitbart.com

Franken: ‘The President Might Be Gullible When It Comes to China’... +

Tuesday on MSNBC, Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) said President Donald Trump “might be gullible” about China’s actions in helping America deal with North Korea. Franken was asked about President Trump’s latest tweet. While I greatly apprec...

 2017-06-20 19:46 

Washington Free Beacon

Franken: Warmbiers Death Was Equivalent to Murder... +

Sen. Al Franken (D., Minn.) is willing to say that American Otto Warmbier was murdered by the North Korean regime that held him for 17 months, according to...

 2017-06-20 19:43 

Mediaite

Al Franken: Trump Might Be Gullible When It Comes to China Helping With North Korea... +

"May I say that the president might be gullible when it comes to China," Franken stated....

 2017-06-20 17:39 

The Blaze

Al Franken warns fellow Democrats against impeaching Trump... +

Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) is warning his fellow liberal colleagues against pushing for President Donald Trumps impeachment. If many Democrats get their way and Trump ...

 2017-06-20 16:54 

LifeZette

Dems Suddenly Worry Trump Impeachment Could Backfire... +

Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) said this week what liberal writers have been warning about for weeks: Impeaching and removing President Donald Trump could backfire. The replacement for Trump, as fantastical as it would be to imagine his removal, would still no...

 2017-06-20 15:11 

Washington Free Beacon

Franken: Pence Would Be Worse for Domestic Policy if Trump Is Impeached... +

Senator Al Franken (D., MN.) warned fellow Democrats if President Donald Trump were to be impeached, Vice President Mike Pence ...

 2017-06-20 09:36 

The Huffington Post

Al Franken Butts Heads With Interior Secretary Over Climate Change... +

Im concerned about whether you are clear about the magnitude of warming that is occurring,...

 2017-06-19 22:46 

Washington Examiner

What's Al Franken more afraid of? Trump going rogue on the world stage or 'zealot' Mike Pence getting a promotion... +

Franken seems tormented by his fear of an impulsive Trump, a socially rigid Pence and the imaginary disaster either man might bring, and as......

 2017-06-19 20:38 

Mediaite

Al Franken to Democrats Fighting for Impeachment: Zealot Mike Pence Would be Worse... +

In the wake of the dramatic, televised Senate testimonies of former FBI director James Comey and attorney general Jeff Sessions as part of ongoing investigation into potential collusion by Russia and Trump’s presidential campaign, Democrats are incr...

 2017-06-19 19:49 

Raw Story

Impeach Trump and youd get zealot Pence, Franken says... +

If Donald Trump were impeached, as some Democrats would like, Mike Pence would be worse for domestic policy than the current president, U.S. Sen. Al Franken told International Business Times. But the vice president would be less dangerous on foreign polic...

 2017-06-19 19:36 

The Libertarian Republic

The Stoned Age: Roger Stone Launches Marijuana Legalization Campaign... +

Roger Stone, Cory Booker, Al Franken, and Rand Paul walk into a dispensary......

 2017-06-19 18:39 

NewsBusters

Al Franken and Olivia Wilde Agree: Trump is 'Straight Out of 1984'... +

What could Democratic Senator Al Franken and actress Olivia Wilde talk about at lunch? Trump and lies, of course. In an interview with Philip Galanes, for the New York Times, the unlikely pair compared notes on lying, Trump, and how the new administratio...

 2017-06-19 17:05 

The Huffington Post

Al Franken Warns On Impeachment: 'Zealot' Pence Would Be 'Worse than Trump'... +

But the vice president might be better than Trump on foreign policy....

 2017-06-19 16:32 

Denver Post

Al Franken regales Boulder Book Store crowd with tales of humorous and humorless Republicans... +

U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., spent nearly four decades being funny before defeating incumbent Norm Coleman by 312 votes in the 2008 election. He immediately set about learning how to not be funny....

 2017-06-18 17:00 

San Diego Union Tribune

Could Al Franken be our next president... +

Is anyone else on the same page?...

 2017-06-17 21:06 

Newsmax

Al Franken and Olivia Wilde Talk Truth, Lies and Politics... +

Perhaps the truth lies somewhere between President Donald Trump's talk about fake news and liberal celebrities and elitists who pretend to know reality from fiction. Actress Olivia Wilde and Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken teamed up for a joint...

 2017-06-17 20:25 

Mediaite

Al Franken Says We Must Come Together Against Racial Inequality After Philando Castile Verdict... +

"We must come together and take concrete action to reckon with and dismantle the systemic racial inequalities that lead to far too many of these deaths."...

 2017-06-17 18:51 

Raw Story

Al Franken ridicules Trumpcares lack of fans: Same number of Americans who said theyve seen a ghost... +

Senator Al Franken explained the similarities between Washington, DC in the era of President Donald Trump and George Orwell’s famous book 1984. Senator Franken sat down with actress Olivia Wilde as part of The New York Times’ “Table for ...

 2017-06-17 17:00 

Raw Story

WATCH: Al Franken hammers Trump judicial appointee for pushing conspiracy theories and white nationalism... +

A conservative attorney seeking approval after President Donald Trump nominated him to the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals ran into a buzzsaw on Thursday when Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) confronted him with his history of pushing racist conspiracy theories online...

 2017-06-16 17:27 

AlterNet.org

Rand Paul and Al Franken Are Teaming Up to Protect Medical Marijuana from Jeff Sessions... +

Their bill would protect states that allow medical marijuana from any federal interference and remove current obstacles to medical marijuana research. .repubhubembed{display:none;}...

 2017-06-16 16:36 

NewsBusters

Al Frankens Trumpian Vendetta Against the Lying Right... +

Al Franken’s recent book Giant of the Senate has a single aim, very much in line with Franken’s careers in media and politics: take down conservatives. Chock-full of quintessential nasty Franken wit, the book guides readers through Franken&rs...

 2017-06-16 13:34 

Raw Story

Rand Paul and Al Franken are teaming up to protect medical marijuana from Jeff Sessions... +

We learned on Tuesday from a leaked letter that Attorney General Jeff Sessions wants Congress to get rid of the current rules that prevent the Department of Justice from interfering with the states that the permit medical marijuana. Sessions apparently wa...

 2017-06-15 17:36 

Rare.us

Rand Paul and Al Franken are teaming up to protect medical marijuana from Jeff Sessions... +

The two Senators are also working with Republicans Mike Lee and Lisa Murkowski, as well as Democrats Cory Booker and Kirsten Gillibrand....

 2017-06-15 15:19 

The Daily Caller

Rand Paul And Al Franken Come Together For Weed... +

Republicans and Democrats in the Senate are introducing medical marijuana legislation Thursday protecting states from federal interference....

 2017-06-14 06:31 

WLBZ

[ Bangor, Maine ]

Sen. Al Franken Says He Won't Run For President in 2020... +

One of President Trump's biggest critics in the Senate says he will not run for President in 2020. Veuer's Nick Cardona (@nickcardona93) has that story....

 2017-06-14 06:31 

WGRZ

[ Buffalo, NY ]

Sen. Al Franken Says He Won't Run For President in 2020... +

One of President Trump's biggest critics in the Senate says he will not run for President in 2020. Veuer's Nick Cardona (@nickcardona93) has that story....

 2017-06-14 06:31 

WFAA ABC Dallas

Sen. Al Franken Says He Won't Run For President in 2020... +

One of President Trump's biggest critics in the Senate says he will not run for President in 2020. Veuer's Nick Cardona (@nickcardona93) has that story....

 2017-06-14 06:31 

WCSH

[ Maine ]

Sen. Al Franken Says He Won't Run For President in 2020... +

One of President Trump's biggest critics in the Senate says he will not run for President in 2020. Veuer's Nick Cardona (@nickcardona93) has that story....

 2017-06-14 06:31 

WCNC.com

[ NBC Charlotte ]

Sen. Al Franken Says He Won't Run For President in 2020... +

One of President Trump's biggest critics in the Senate says he will not run for President in 2020. Veuer's Nick Cardona (@nickcardona93) has that story....

 2017-06-14 06:31 

KTVB

[ Boise ]

Sen. Al Franken Says He Won't Run For President in 2020... +

One of President Trump's biggest critics in the Senate says he will not run for President in 2020. Veuer's Nick Cardona (@nickcardona93) has that story....

 2017-06-14 06:30 

KSDK

[ St. Louis, MO ]

Sen. Al Franken Says He Won't Run For President in 2020... +

One of President Trump's biggest critics in the Senate says he will not run for President in 2020. Veuer's Nick Cardona (@nickcardona93) has that story....

 2017-06-14 06:30 

KREM

[ Spokane ]

Sen. Al Franken Says He Won't Run For President in 2020... +

One of President Trump's biggest critics in the Senate says he will not run for President in 2020. Veuer's Nick Cardona (@nickcardona93) has that story....

 2017-06-14 06:30 

NBC Phoenix

Sen. Al Franken Says He Won't Run For President in 2020... +

One of President Trump's biggest critics in the Senate says he will not run for President in 2020. Veuer's Nick Cardona (@nickcardona93) has that story....

 2017-06-14 06:30 

KING 5

[ NBC Seattle ]

Sen. Al Franken Says He Won't Run For President in 2020... +

One of President Trump's biggest critics in the Senate says he will not run for President in 2020. Veuer's Nick Cardona (@nickcardona93) has that story....

 2017-06-14 06:30 

KHOU CBS Houston

Sen. Al Franken Says He Won't Run For President in 2020... +

One of President Trump's biggest critics in the Senate says he will not run for President in 2020. Veuer's Nick Cardona (@nickcardona93) has that story....

 2017-06-14 03:52 

Newsmax

Sen. Franken Tells Sessions to 'Stop Misleading Americans'... +

Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., told Attorney General Jeff Sessions in a statement Tuesday to stop misleading Americans, following testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee investigating Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election....

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