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Al Franken

December 9, 2017
Reader's view: Zero tolerance needed for Franken, others
17 hours 1 min ago
Kathleen Parker
National view: The martyrdom of Al Franken
17 hours 11 min ago
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) addresses delegates during the 2016 Democratic National Convention on July 25, 2016, at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. (TNS)
National view: Franken shouldn't have folded to hysterical revenge-seekers
17 hours 13 min ago
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton
Dayton won't talk US Senate pick; Nolan not planning to run for Senate seat
December 9, 2017 - 5:00am
December 8, 2017
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, D-Minn.
Nolan: Woman should be in Franken's Senate seat
December 8, 2017 - 9:16pm
December 7, 2017
U.S. Sen. Al Franken looks over his notes prior to a hearing of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions on Nov. 29 on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Ron Sachs/CNP/Zuma Press/TNS)
Northland residents, political leaders react to Franken's resignation
December 7, 2017 - 8:09pm
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Oct. 18, 2017. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) was the first in what would become a chorus of Democratic senators to call for their Franken following sexual misconduct allegations. Tom Brenner / copyright 2017 The New York Times
Franken denies some allegations, but plans resignation from U.S. Senate 'in a few weeks'
December 7, 2017 - 3:45pm
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith says that Target is committed to continue its program of giving to local charities. With her during a 2015 news conference is Gov. Mark Dayton. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Tina Smith quickly rising to top of Senate speculation
December 7, 2017 - 3:25pm
Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., apologizes at a news conference Monday, Nov. 27, 2017, after several women accused him of unwanted touching. Washington Post photo by Melina Mara
Text of Franken resignation speech
December 7, 2017 - 12:52pm
Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., shown during a committee meeting in March 2017, says he's ashamed and embarrassed by allegations he groped women. Melina Mara / Washington Post
Analysis: Franken resignation sounded strikingly similar to 2008 apology
December 7, 2017 - 12:27pm
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Oct. 18, 2017. Tom Brenner / copyright 2017 The New York Times
Timeline of Franken sexual misconduct allegations
December 7, 2017 - 11:11am
Franken announces resignation from U.S. Senate
December 7, 2017 - 10:35am
December 6, 2017
Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., speaks while leading a rural health care discussion in Duluth in 2015. (News Tribune file photo)
Here's what happens if Franken resigns
December 6, 2017 - 8:52pm
Sen. Al Franken is seen in this 2013 file photo at Moorhead High School in Moorhead, Minn. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
UPDATE: Friends call for Franken to step down, but he is not tipping his hat yet
December 6, 2017 - 5:39pm
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) arrives for a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Nov. 29, 2017. A half-dozen Democratic senators, all women, called for Franken's resignation on Dec. 6 after a sixth woman came forward to charge that he had made an improper advance on her. Al Drago/ copyright 2017 The New York Times
Senate Democrats call on Franken to resign
December 6, 2017 - 11:18am