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Sen. Al Franken Breaks Down And Cries On Senate Floor Over Violence Against Women Act

2 years agoNews : Mediaite

Minnesota Democratic Senator Al Franken burst into tears on the Senate floor during a speech about the Violence Against Women Act Thursday while recalling his friend, former Senator Paul Wellstone who died in a plane crash 2002.
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Addressing VAWA, Sen. Al Franken Breaks Down On Senate Floor

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (2 years ago)

Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) broke down in tears today on the floor of the Senate while discussing the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). Franken, who has been a staunch advocate for domestic violence victims, got e... Read Post

Franken Cries During VAWA Speech Recalling Paul and Sheila Wellstone

US Politics / Liberal : Crooks and Liars (2 years ago)

Click here to view this media In a Tuesday speech on the Senate floor, Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) was moved to tears as he spoke about the need to pass the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). At the conclusion of his speech, Franken reca... Read Post

Al Franken Broke Down And Wept Today When Discussing The Violence Against Women Act

Politics : Business Insider: Politix (2 years ago)

Here's Sen. Al Franken today, breaking down and crying while discussing the Violence Against Women Act on the Senate floor. (Via The Huffington Post) He choked up when talking about the legacy of the late Sheila Wellstone, who was a... Read Post


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