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November 20, 2017
CNN says this photo is from the Facebook account of former Minnesotan Lindsay Menz of her and Minnesota U.S. Sen. Al Franken. After a radio host on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, accused Franken of 2006 sexual harassment, Menz came forth with her own claim that Franken grabbed her buttocks when this picture was taken during the 2010 Minnesota State Fair.
Texas woman tells CNN that Sen. Franken inappropriately touched her at State Fair
November 20, 2017 - 11:24pm
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 21, 2017. Franken shares little ideology in common with President Donald Trump, but as former NBC stars, both men are examples of how politics has been celebritized — and now, of how political scandal has. (Al Drago/copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Racy skits involving female co-stars were typical for Franken's USO tours
November 20, 2017 - 8:50pm
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) questions representatives of Facebook, Twitter and Google at a Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing on Russia’s campaign of election interference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Oct. 31, 2017. (Eric Thayer/copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
November 20, 2017 - 8:00pm
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, April 5, 2017. A growing national outcry over sexual harassment reached the Senate on Nov. 16, when a radio newscaster accused Franken of kissing and groping her without consent during a 2006 USO tour of the Middle East before he took public office. Franken almost immediately released an apology to the newscaster, Leeann Tweeden. (Eric Thayer/copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
November 20, 2017 - 2:41pm
November 19, 2017
columnist Rob Port
COMMENTARY: Don't let #MeToo turn into a witch hunt
November 19, 2017 - 7:00am
November 17, 2017
Al Franken, left, and Norm Coleman in 2008. (Pioneer Press archives)
Norm Coleman says he’d have beaten Franken in 2008 if groping photo had been public
November 17, 2017 - 7:59pm
U.S. Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota listens to health experts give suggestions Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, about how to improve rural health care. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Franken talk abounds, but senator quiet
November 17, 2017 - 7:41pm
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp holds a town hall Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at Carl Ben Eielson Middle School in in Fargo. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service file photo
Heitkamp gives campaign donations from Franken to ND emergency shelter
November 17, 2017 - 5:02pm
I'm a feminist. I study rape culture. And I don't want Al Franken to resign.
November 17, 2017 - 11:59am
Abby Honold, 22, poses for a photo with Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn. Courtesy Abby Honold.
Sen. Al Franken championed a Minnesota rape survivor's bill. Now she wants a new sponsor.
November 17, 2017 - 8:13am
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'Something needs to happen': Minnesotans weigh in on accusations against Franken
November 17, 2017 - 6:34am
November 16, 2017
Undated courtesy photo, circa Feb. 2015, of Ken Martin, who was re-elected in Feb. 2015 to a third two-year term as chairman of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party. Photo courtesy of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party.
Minnesotan leaders tough on Franken incident
November 16, 2017 - 6:54pm
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt of Crown says on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, that he will take any representative who does not take sex harassment prevention training off their legislative committees. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota House members must take harassment prevention training or lose committees
November 16, 2017 - 5:00pm
Elected Minnesota officials surround U.S. Sen. Al Franken on Oct. 29, 2014, as Democrats launch a pre-election tour. On Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, many women political leaders criticized Franken for reports that he treated a female entertainer inapprorpiately. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Franken no stranger to upsetting women
November 16, 2017 - 3:55pm
Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Oct. 18, 2017. A growing national outcry over sexual harassment reached the Senate on Nov. 16, when a radio newscaster accused Franken of kissing and groping her without consent during a 2006 U.S.O. tour of the Middle East before he took public office. Franken almost immediately released an apology to the newscaster, Leeann Tweeden. Al Drago / copyright 2017 The New York Times
Amy Klobuchar calls for ethics investigation of Al Franken: 'This should not have happened to Leann Tweeden'
November 16, 2017 - 3:50pm
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