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Kirsten Gillibrand Pays The Price For Speaking Out Against Al Franken

Kirsten Gillibrand Pays The Price For Speaking Out Against Al FrankenNo one in Congress is more associated with the Me Too movement than Sen.



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Joy Behar Challenges Kirsten Gillibrand: Why'd You Push Out Al Franken?

Joy Behar Challenges Kirsten Gillibrand: Why'd You Push Out Al Franken?Joy Behar kicked off an interview with Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) on Monday by confronting the lawmaker for calling on Sen. Al Franken to resign after being publicly accused of sexual misconduct.



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'I’m Not Giving up My Voice.' Sen. Al Franken Makes First Public Statement Since Resigning

'I’m Not Giving up My Voice.' Sen. Al Franken Makes First Public Statement Since ResigningSen. Al Franken spoke to his supporters in Minneapolis Thursday evening after resigning due to sexual harassment allegations made against him.



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Al Franken rips Trump in farewell speech to Senate

Al Franken rips Trump in farewell speech to SenateThe Minnesota Democrat, who is stepping down next month following allegations of sexual misconduct, used his final speech on the Senate floor to attack the president and his policies.



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Al Franken Uses Final Senate Speech To List Trump's Lies To The American People

Al Franken Uses Final Senate Speech To List Trump's Lies To The American PeopleOutgoing Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.), who resigned from office earlier this month amid sexual misconduct allegations, used his final speech from the Senate floor on Thursday to list President Donald Trump’s many lies.



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Al Franken Makes Santa's Naughty List On 'SNL,' But Roy Moore Makes The 'Registry'

Al Franken Makes Santa's Naughty List On 'SNL,' But Roy Moore Makes The 'Registry'Saturday Night Live – SNL (@nbcsnl) December 10, 2017 “Saturday Night Live’s” take on politics this week featured elf Kate McKinnon and Santa Kenan Thompson in the cold open listening to a line-up of smart kids asking about everything from opioids to Colin Kaepernick and toys — more specifically, Matt Lauer’s sex toys.



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Seth Meyers Goes After Kellyanne Conway For Absurd Al Franken Criticism

Seth Meyers Goes After Kellyanne Conway For Absurd Al Franken CriticismSeth Meyers called out Kellyanne Conway on “Late Night” Thursday after the White House counselor criticized Democratic leaders in Congress for their handling of sexual harassment allegations against Sen. Al Franken’s (D-Minn.).



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Some Republicans Are Defending Al Franken. They Don't Think He Should Resign

Some Republicans Are Defending Al Franken. They Don't Think He Should ResignSome GOPers have also defended Roy Moore and others accused of sexual misconduct



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Al Franken resigns: Yahoo Newsroom readers' strong reactions

Al Franken resigns: Yahoo Newsroom readers' strong reactions“What kind of fool blames others for his own failure?” “A disgraced unfunny democrat…a perfect resume for SNL and/or Colbert!” Al Franken announced Thursday that in the “coming weeks” he would be resigning from the Senate. Yahoo Newsroom readers couldn’t wait to weigh in, sharing their strong reactions.

Franken’s resignation comes on the heels of a series of allegations from women accusing him of sexual harassment and misconduct. He has argued that not all the allegations are true, and he believes an ethics committee investigation would find him innocent. Franken said Thursday, “This decision is not about me. It is about the people of Minnesota.”
What do you think? Did Franken do the right thing? Is he setting an example? Who will fall next? Join the conversation in Yahoo Newsroom.



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Here Are 6 Women (And 1 Man) Who Could Replace Al Franken In The Senate

Here Are 6 Women (And 1 Man) Who Could Replace Al Franken In The SenateAmid accusations of sexual misconduct from at least eight women, Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) announced Thursday that he plans to resign.



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