White nationalist provocateurs, a pair of fake news sites, and an army of Twitter bots and other cyber tricks helped derail Democratic Senator Al Franken last year, new research shows. While everyone has been focused on Russian meddling in the 2016 p… Read The post How an Alt-Right Social Media Bot Network Fueled Fall of Al Franken appeared first on Towleroad.
Bachmann said she prayed, listened to God and didn't received any call to take a shot at Senator Al Franken's old seat.
Michele Bachmann didn’t “get a sense from the Lord” she should run for Al Franken’s Senate vacated seat.
Bachmann was the first Republican woman to be elected to the U.S. House from Minnesota.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Former Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann says she won't run for former Sen. Al Franken's seat. The firebrand conservative and 2012 presidential candidate said in December she was considering a bid after more than three years out of office. Show More Summary
Former Minnesota congresswoman Michele Bachmann won’t be running for the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Al Franken. The Minnesota Republican had been mentioned as a possible candidate since Franken was pushed out over sexual harassment allegations, but she told a right-wing Christian broadcaster...
The almighty has spoken. Loudly. In early January, notable crazy woman, former congresswoman Michele Bachmann of Minnesota, stated she was considering running for Al Franken’s U.S. Senate seat. She was turning to God for the answer.Show More Summary
A billboard mysteriously appears in St. Paul, Minn. in which God offers a special message to noted crazy ex-congresscritter Michele Bachmann. Hope she obeys The Lord. (more…)
The co-host and senator had a polite but tense discussion. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand appeared on The View and was met with polite resistance from liberal co-host Joy Behar. But the two went on to have a meaningful dialog about the importance of progressive action against rampant misogyny. Show More Summary
“I just thought that was unfair to make him an example," Behar said. The senator had a lot to say in return.
TweetI would have let the whole thing blow over afore offering up this tome to the general public. You know, maybe a year or two. As seen in Berkeley: (Don’t know why Nancy Pelosi couldn’t figure things out in a day or two. How long did it take her, a week or more? Oh well.)
HBO The last time we saw Bill Maher on HBO’s Real Time, he was defending his friend Al Franken and condemning his ideological enemy Roy Moore. Three months later, neither man is serving in the U.S. Senate and the government is on the verge of a possible shutdown. Show More Summary
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty ruled himself out of the race for former Democratic Sen. Al Franken's seat on Tuesday, handing Washington Republicans their latest setback in recruiting top-tier candidates in...Show More Summary
Sen. Tina Smith has a spot on the Senate's Agriculture Committee and several other critical panels. Smith was sworn in last week to replace Al Franken as Minnesota's junior senator … Click to Continue »
Al Franken may have left the Senate, but the rest of the Democrats are now seeking to push by any means necessary his extremist agenda of fondling the Internet. The post Democrats Force Vote for State-Run Internet appeared first on RedState.
New York Times: “A prominent donor to the Democratic Party says she is considering withdrawing support for senators who urged their colleague Al Franken to resign after he was accused of sexual misconduct. The donor, Susie Tompkins Buell, has been [...]
Sen. Al Franken has resigned from the Senate amid allegations of sexual harassment — and calls from his colleagues for him to step down. Now, a major Democratic donor is saying those senators may have to pay a price for pressuring him to resign. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
Michele Bachmann was in many ways the John the Baptist of Trumpism, foretelling his coming and laying the ground of the Crazy to come. With Bachmann back in the news mulling a run for Al Franken’s senate seat, we put together a look at her wildest, most pre-Trumpian Trumpian moments (sub req) that led to today. I’m amazed how much of this insane stuff I’d forgotten about.
Democrat Tina Smith was sworn in as a U.S. senator for Minnesota on Wednesday, replacing Al Franken, who officially resigned on Tuesday.
Minnesota joins just a handful of states represented by two female senators.