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Newsweek Retracts Story That Alt-Right Bots Forced Franken to Resign, Not Sexual Harassment

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 1:00pm 2/21/2018 at 1:00pm
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Two days ago, Newsweek published an article that claimed alt-right bots forced former Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) to resign…not, you know, him grabbing women’s butts or breasts.

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Report: Major Democrat Donor Reconsidering Support For Senators Who Ousted Franken

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 7, 2018 at 5:30pm 1/7/2018 at 5:30pm
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The ouster of former Senator Al Franken (D-MN) has ruffled the feathers of major Democrat donor Susie Tompkins Buell. Having long-supported Democrats, particularly women in the Senate, Buell is unhappy with their “unfair” “stampede” against Franken following a string of allegations of his sexual impropriety.

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Al Franken Officially Resigns From the Senate

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at 3:00pm 1/2/2018 at 3:00pm
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Democrat Minnesota Senator Al Franken submitted his resignation later at 12PM CT to Governor Mark Dayton.

Franken resigned after numerous females accused him of sexual misconduct, including groping and attempts to plant wet kisses on their mouths.

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Feminist Profs in Minnesota Decline to Condemn Al Franken

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 22, 2017 at 10:30am 12/22/2017 at 10:30am
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Can we all finally agree that feminism is about advancing leftism, not women?

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Numerous feminist professors in Al Franken’s home state of Minnesota decline to condemn him

Many feminist professors at universities across Minnesota are declining to comment on or condemn Democrat Sen. Al Franken over his sexual harassment scandal...

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Sacrificial man Al Franken resignation effective January 2

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 3:31pm 12/20/2017 at 3:31pm
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Just breaking, Al Franken’s office has announced that his previously announced resignation will be effective January 2, 2018.

The snowball started rolling downhill for Franken when he was accused of groping and non-consensually tongue-kiss...

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Four Democrat Senators Ask Franken to Reconsider Resignation

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 18, 2017 at 11:30am 12/18/2017 at 11:30am
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Anyone else saw this coming? Yeah, me too. After a seventh female accused Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) of sexual misconduct, Democrat senators finally called for him to resign. The number skyrocketed after word got out that he would resign.

On December 7, Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) announced he would resign from the...

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#MeToo Is Going Too Far

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 6:51pm 12/17/2017 at 6:51pm

We’re witnessing a perfect storm of sorts as various elements of leftist policy and ideology converge into an historical moment in which being accused of sexual harassment/abuse means being guilty.  Being guilty, in turn, means the immediate loss of one’s career, one’s reputation, and one’s livelihood.

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Kirsten Gillibrand’s brand is set: “Lightweight”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 15, 2017 at 11:35am 12/15/2017 at 11:35am
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New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is making a lot of enemies in the Democratic Party these days.

Having clung to Bill and Hillary Clinton like a cheap suit her entire political career, Gillibrand turned on Bill when it became inconvenient in the current #MeToo climate to continue worshipping him, as I...

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Minnesota Names Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to Replace Franken in Senate

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 11:30am 12/13/2017 at 11:30am
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Last week, Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) announced he will resign in the coming weeks after facing numerous sexual misconduct allegations.

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton (D) has appointed Lt. Gov. Tina Smith (D) to take over Franken’s seat whenever the senator does decide to step down.

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Al Franken, Democrats’ Sacrificial Man

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 8, 2017 at 8:45pm 12/8/2017 at 8:45pm
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The speed with which Democrat Senators turned on Al Franken was startling.

After the first few allegations of groping, including the infamous breast-squeezing photo, Democrats mostly shrugged their shoulders. It was uncomfortable for Democrats, but not fatal. There were few calls for Franken to resign from his fellow Democrat Senators.

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Al Franken Announces He’ll Resign from the Senate in the Coming Weeks

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 11:30am 12/7/2017 at 11:30am
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Sen. Al Franken is scheduled to give a speech this morning at 11:45 ET from the Senate floor. He’s expected to resign from his office.

The allegations of sexual misconduct continue to pile up with no end in sight.

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Democrats Wait Until Word of Impending Franken Resignation to Call for Franken Resignation

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 5:51pm 12/6/2017 at 5:51pm
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Up until Wednesday, the Democrat talking points on Franken’s many alleged sexual misdoings were: 1) he made a “mistake” and 2) what Franken (allegedly) did was not nearly as bad as other recently unmasked sexual predators.

The second may be true, but that doesn’t make Franken’s alleged actions (see also: allegedly...

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UPDATE: Senators Now Call for Franken’s Resignation After Seventh Woman Comes Forward

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 11:30am 12/6/2017 at 11:30am
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Early this morning, Politico reported a seventh woman has accused Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) of sexual misconduct. She claimed he tried to forcibly kiss her.

The “zero tolerance” senators have finally called for him to resign…after the seventh accuser.

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UPDATE: Gillibrand Finally Calls for Franken’s Resignation

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 7:00am 12/6/2017 at 7:00am
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*UPDATE* After a seventh woman has come forward today and accused Franken of sexual misconduct, Gillibrand has finally called for him to resign.

New York Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand is likely to run for president in 2020 so...

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What is the real fallout from explosion of sexual harassment charges?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 7:00pm 11/30/2017 at 7:00pm
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Earlier this week, I reviewed that cases of California politicians who were charged with sexual harassment by numerous women who work with the state Assembly and Senate in Sacramento.

I must admit, I was a little surprised that some comments seemed to indicate we were facing a new millennium version of the...

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Two More Women, Including an Army Vet, Accuse Franken of Sexual Misconduct

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 11:30am 11/30/2017 at 11:30am
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Two more females have come forward with accusations against Sen. Al Franken (D-MN), including an army veteran.

Army Veteran Stephanie Kemplin has accused Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) of groping her breasts during a USO...

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‘Embarrassed’ Franken Won’t Resign, Apologizes for Groping Females

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 27, 2017 at 4:30pm 11/27/2017 at 4:30pm
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Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) held a short press conference outside of his office to address the sexual misconduct allegations against him. He apologized profusely and promised to cooperate with the ethics committee. From Politico:

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