Tag: Al Franken
Rep. Maxwell Frost speaks out in support of contraception access at June 20 press conference in Orlando.

Mitch PerryJanuary 18, 2018

U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch is joining a bipartisan coalition of House members to unveil legislation to improve workplace protections in Congress. Under the proposal, called the “Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 Reform Act,” taxpayers would no longer pay for sexual harassment settlements involving members of Congress. Members would be required to pay such settlements themselves, […]

A.G. GancarskiDecember 6, 2017

As Sen. Al Franken prepares for an all-but-certain resignation Thursday, former allies in the Senate are calling for him to step down. “Sexual harassment is never acceptable. I agree with a majority of the Democratic senators that Sen. Franken should step aside,” said Sen. Bill Nelson Wednesday evening. Nelson joins Minority Leader Charles Schumer and over half of the […]

Mitch PerryNovember 27, 2017

Jacksonville Republican Rep. and Attorney General candidate Jay Fant said Monday that he agrees with Sen. Marco Rubio‘s declaration over the weekend that the sexual misconduct allegations against Sen. Al Franken are so egregious that the Minnesota Democrat should resign immediately. “Senator Franken has already admitted to mistreating women in a way that would be offensive to […]


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