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 2017-12-12 22:11 

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[ The Oklahoman ]

Franken back at Senate job despite soon-to-be-gone status...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Al Franken is the Senate's dead man walking, still doing his day job despite his soon-to-be-gone status. The two-term Minnesota lawmaker told a somber Senate last Thursday he would resign amid multiple allegations of sexual mis...

 2017-12-12 21:59 

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[ The Oklahoman ]

Franken back at Senate job despite soon-to-gone status...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Al Franken is the Senate's dead man walking. He's still doing his day job despite his soon-to-be-gone status. The two-term Minnesota lawmaker said last week he will resign amid multiple allegations of sexual misconduct and ...

 2017-12-10 23:57 

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[ The Oklahoman ]

'There is a big difference' between Roy Moore and Al Franken, Sen. Jim Inhofe says...

Tulsa World staff reports The charges that caused Democratic U.S. Sen. Al Franken to announce his resignation on Thursday are more serious than those made against Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore, U.S. Sen. Read more on NewsOK.com...

 2017-12-07 17:25 

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[ The Oklahoman ]

Sen. Al Franken announces resignation...

AP WASHINGTON (AP) — Minnesota Sen. Al Franken said Thursday he will resign from Congress in coming weeks following a wave of sexual misconduct allegations and a collapse of support from his Democratic colleagues, a swift political fall for a once-r...

 2017-12-06 19:10 

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[ The Oklahoman ]

Senator says Franken expected to resign Thursday...

AP WASHINGTON (AP) — A top Senate Democrat says he expects Sen. Al Franken to resign Thursday over allegations of sexual misconduct. Read more on NewsOK.com...

 2017-12-06 16:56 

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[ The Oklahoman ]

Several female Democratic senators unite in calling for Sen. Al Franken to resign amid sexual misconduct allegations...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Several female Democratic senators unite in calling for Sen. Al Franken to resign amid sexual misconduct allegations. Read more on NewsOK.com...

 2017-11-30 22:22 

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[ The Oklahoman ]

Senate Ethics panel announces it has opened preliminary inquiry into Al Franken amid sexual misconduct allegations...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Ethics panel announces it has opened preliminary inquiry into Al Franken amid sexual misconduct allegations. Read more on NewsOK.com...

 2017-11-30 14:51 

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[ The Oklahoman ]

Report: Sen. Franken groped Army veteran during USO tour...

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Army veteran has accused Minnesota Sen. Al Franken of inappropriately touching her more than a decade ago while she was on a military deployment to Kuwait. She's identified in CNN's Thursday report as Stephanie Kemplin, ...

 2017-11-27 23:07 

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[ The Oklahoman ]

Al Franken, Battling for His Political Life, Apologizes for Groping...

New York Times WASHINGTON — Senator Al Franken, back at the Capitol for the first time since groping accusations emerged nearly two weeks ago, gave no indication on Monday that his political career was in peril, telling reporters that he would work ...

 2017-11-27 22:02 

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[ The Oklahoman ]

At Capitol, Franken apologizes and sees long fight for trust...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Al Franken is apologizing to voters, aides and "everyone who has counted on me to be a champion for women. Read more on NewsOK.com...

 2017-11-27 18:35 

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[ The Oklahoman ]

The Latest: Franken says he 'let a lot of people down'...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., and accusations he groped women (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Democratic Sen. Read more on NewsOK.com...

 2017-11-27 12:57 

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[ The Oklahoman ]

Sen. Franken back to work amid sexual misconduct allegations...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Minnesota Sen. Al Franken said he doesn't remember whether he touched women inappropriately while having his picture taken with them at campaign events. The Democrat's comments were the latest indication that he had no plan...

 2017-11-27 12:30 

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[ The Oklahoman ]

The Latest: Franken says he doesn't remember groping women...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., and accusations he groped women (all times local): 7:15 a.m. Sen. Read more on NewsOK.com...

 2017-11-23 15:21 

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[ The Oklahoman ]

Franken's rising political star obscured by accusations...

WASHINGTON (AP) — "Many of you have jobs, many of you have families," Sen. Al Franken told Democratic leaders gathered on the eve of a hotly contested governor's election in Virginia. Read more on NewsOK.com...

 2017-11-23 12:38 

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[ The Oklahoman ]

For Franken, a rising trajectory, and then the accusations...

WASHINGTON (AP) — "Many of you have jobs, many of you have families," Sen. Al Franken told Virginia Democratic leaders gathered on the eve of what seemed an uncomfortably close gubernatorial election. Read more on NewsOK.com...

 2017-11-23 06:30 

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[ The Oklahoman ]

Report: 2 women claim Franken touched them inappropriately...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Two women are alleging that Minnesota Democratic U.S. Sen. Al Franken touched their buttocks during events for his first campaign for Senate. The women spoke to Huffington Post on condition of anonymity. Read more on NewsOK.com...

 2017-11-21 23:47 

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[ The Oklahoman ]

Women of 'SNL' sign statement supporting Al Franken...

Chicago Tribune A group of women who worked alongside Al Franken on NBC's "Saturday Night Live" have signed a statement of support for the Minnesota senator. Last week, broadcaster Leeann Tweeden accused Franken of forcibly kissing her in 2006...

 2017-11-20 15:49 

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[ The Oklahoman ]

Second woman accuses Sen. Franken of sexual misconduct: report...

WASHINGTON A second woman is accusing Al Franken of sexual misconduct this time, when he was a Democratic senator from Minnesota. Lindsay Menz, a 33-year-old from Texas, told CNN that the senator pulled her in close and grabbed her buttocks while the two ...

 2017-11-16 16:20 

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[ The Oklahoman ]

Column: Senator Al Franken Kissed and Groped Me Without My Consent, And There's Nothing Funny About It...

In December of 2006, I embarked on my ninth USO Tour to entertain our troops, my eighth to the Middle East since the 9/11 attacks. Read more on NewsOK.com...

 2017-07-10 13:33 

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[ The Oklahoman ]

Q&A: Franken, Letterman take on climate change...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — David Letterman and Sen. Al Franken were both feeling frustrated about pessimism around the topic of climate change — so they got together to talk about it.Read more on NewsOK.com...

 2017-07-10 13:01 

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[ The Oklahoman ]

Franken, Letterman take on climate, Trump with a light touch...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — David Letterman is coming back to your living rooms thanks to Sen. Al Franken. The two men have teamed up with the Emmy Award-winning series "Years of Living Dangerously" and Funny or Die to create a series of shorts in which they discu...

 2017-06-05 21:59 

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[ The Oklahoman ]

Al Franken cancels appearance on Bill Maher's show over slur...

NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Al Franken says he will not appear as scheduled on Friday's "Real Time with Bill Maher" in the wake of Maher's use of a racial slur on last week's show. The Minnesota Democrat called Maher's remark "inappropriate and offensive.Read mo...

 2017-04-14 19:59 

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[ The Oklahoman ]

Oklahoma ScissorTales: Few obvious flaws in Oklahoma's election system...

The Oklahoman OpinionsIN some states, election recounts have produced high drama. Thankfully, that hasn't been the case in Oklahoma. In Minnesota's 2008 U.S. Senate race, Republican incumbent Norm Coleman defeated Democrat Al Franken by 215 votes on Elect...

 2017-02-12 21:03 

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[ The Oklahoman ]

Senator says GOP colleagues question Trump's mental health...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic senator claims that "a few" of his Republican colleagues have expressed concern to him about President Donald Trump's mental health — and that stems from questions about Trump's truthfulness. Minnesota's Al Franken tells CNN...

 2017-01-19 16:58 

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[ The Oklahoman ]

Commentary: Al Franken is the ideal Democrat for the Age of Trump...

How the Minnesota senator and former SNL writer can beat the President-elect at his own game. Read more on NewsOK.com...

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