• Rep. Trent Franks, Who Allegedly Asked Staffers to Bear His Child as Surrogates, Resigns Alongside Sen. Al Franken

    One year ago - By Fortune

    U.S. Democratic Senator Al Franken announced his resignation on Thursday after facing a series of sexual misconduct allegations, and Republican Representative Trent Franks also said he was stepping down as he too was hit with ethics charges.
    Franken, buffeted for weeks by sexual harassment charges and under pressure from party colleagues, said on the Senate floor he would leave in a few weeks, although he denied some of the allegations against him and questioned others.
    The 66-year-old former comedian from Minnesota had been seen as a rising star in the Democratic Party.
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  • Will Disgraced Senator Al Franken Get A Second Crack At A Media Career?

    One year ago - By Forbes

    The question isn't if disgraced Senator Al Franken will make a media comeback but when. Whether he deserves one is another question.
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