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    Senators Gillibrand, Hirono, Hassan, Murray, Harrris and McCaskill have said he needs to resign.

    I would be surprised if he's still in office by the end of the week.
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    Karma has come to kick this perverted bitch in the ass. The maggot got his senate seat through voter fraud in the first place. So, fuck you Al Franken .


    Al Franken May Have Won His Senate Seat Through Voter Fraud

    It's time for real voter registration reform.

    [COLOR=#666666 !important]By Peter Roff, Contributing Editor for Opinion |July 20, 2010, at 4:15 p.m.[/COLOR]


















    Al Franken May Have Won His Senate Seat Through Voter Fraud



    As the Wall Street Journal's John Fund reports, Minnesota Democrat Al Franken’s narrow, 312-vote victory in 2008 over incumbent Sen. Norm Coleman may have come as the result of people being allowed to vote who, under existing law, shouldn’t have been.

    [See who gave the most to Franken.]

    The certification of Franken as the victor came only after a series of recounts dragging out for almost half a year. It also sparked an investigation by Minnesota Majority, a conservative watchdog group that compared the list of those recorded as having voted in the election against what Fund calls “criminal rap sheets.” The group found, in what appears to clearly warrant further and official inquiry, that
    … At least 341 convicted felons voted in Minneapolis's Hennepin County, the state's largest, and another 52 voted illegally in St. Paul's Ramsey County, the state's second largest. Dan McGrath, head of Minnesota Majority, says that only conclusive matches were included in the group's totals. The number of felons voting in those two counties alone exceeds Mr. Franken's victory margin.
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    Thus far no one is calling for the results to be overturned. Indeed Dan McGrath, who spearheaded the inquiry, told Fox News, "We aren't trying to change the result of the last election. That legally can't be done." He added: “We are just trying to make sure the integrity of the next election isn't compromised."

    [See a slide show of 11 hot races in November.]

    McGrath’s point is a good one. The only question is how the integrity of U.S. elections can be maintained when senior policymakers inside the United States Department of Justice, through their actions and instructions to their staffs, do not seem to believe that voter fraud exists or, if it does, that it is not worth investigating.

    One way, if the politicians in Washington continue to impede the process of keeping the roles clean, might be for states to treat a voter’s registration the same way that drivers’ licenses, passports, hunting and fishing licenses, concealed-carry permits, and other official documents are treated and require that it be renewed on a regular schedule every few years.


    No one objects in principle to the need to have drivers’ licenses or passports renewed, even if they have to stand in line someplace to get it done. Annoying? Yes. Time consuming? Absolutely. But the requirement for renewal is in no way an impediment, constitutionally or otherwise, to getting it done. It seems perfectly reasonable, therefore, to ask people to do the same with their voter registration.

    Voter registration does not need to be for life. Unclean roles jeopardize their integrity and the security of the franchise. It is just as damaging to the rights of us all to have people voting who are not allowed to be as it is to prevent people entitled to vote from casting ballots.

    The failure to keep the voter roles clean--to remove from them the names of voters who have died, who have been convicted of felonies, or who have moved from the place of residence they occupied when they registered--cheapens the process, turning it into a game of who can best beat the system, as the election results from the 2008 Minnesota Senate race suggest.

    Whether it is a matter of the time and expense involved or a deliberate decision “to look the other way,” no one can be secure in the value of their own vote when the potential for fraud continues to exist on such a massive scale. Requiring re-registration once every five years or so would keep the lists clean–or at least make them cleaner than they are now--as anyone who failed to re-register would be dropped from the roles.


    https://www.usnews.com/opinion/blogs...gh-voter-fraud



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    "At least 341 convicted felons voted in Minneapolis's Hennepin County, the state's largest, and another 52 voted illegally in St. Paul's Ramsey County, the state's second largest. Dan McGrath, head of Minnesota Majority, says that only conclusive matches were included in the group's totals. The number of felons voting in those two counties alone exceeds Mr. Franken's victory margin."
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    Quote Originally Posted by festeringZit View Post
    Karma has come to kick this perverted bitch in the ass. The maggot got his senate seat through voter fraud in the first place. So, fuck you Al Franken.
    Well said. I forgot about that.
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    Remember, these are the dimocraps we're dealing with.

    Conyers and Franken are old, so they can easily be replaced by other dimocraps in their district who are just as fucking dumb and dangerous. So, the one and only reason they're doing this is they can then pretend to stand on moral high ground about sexual harassers and use it as leverage against the GOP (specifically, Roy Moore after he wins the senate seat) in 2018.

    "See? We get rid of our sexual harassers...but the GOP doesn't! What a horrible and awful party that HATES women!"

    Mark my words on this...we can bump this thread a few months from now and see it'll have played out exactly that way.
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    BREAKING: Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden: `I expect that Senator Franken will announce his resignation tomorrow'

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    Id like to grab Sen Harris or Gillebrand by the pussy....
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    [ Maggot hanging on for dear life ]

    Franken Denies Report He Is Resigning


    Sen. Al Franken (AP)
    By Cathy Burke | Wednesday, 06 Dec 2017 05:17 PM





    Embattled Sen. Al Franken — facing multiple allegations of sexual harassment — will resign Thursday, Minnesota Public Radio News reported Wednesday.
    But Franken's official Senate Twitter account denied the the report.



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    Sen. Al Franken is preparing to resign amid a cascade of calls from fellow Democrats and other political allies to leave office in response to multiple allegations of sexual harassmenthttps://www.mprnews.org/story/2017/12/06/senator-al-franken-to-resign …


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    Not accurate, @mpr @Stowydad. No final decision has been made and the Senator is still talking with his family. Please update your story.
    4:15 PM - Dec 6, 2017









    An unnamed Democratic official spoke with Franken and key aides, and told MPR News the former Saturday Night Live writer-turned-politician has decided to give up his Senate seat amid growing calls for his resignation.
    MPR News said it agreed to withhold the official’s name to allow Franken the chance to speak about his decision in his own words.



    His departure would require Gov. Mark Dayton to name a successor, MPR News reported. That person would serve until the 2018 election when Minnesota voters would fill it for the final two years of Franken's term.
    The senator faces a Senate Ethics Committee investigation into claims by several women that he groped them or sought to forcibly kiss them; the latest allegation was lodged Wednesday.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Codebreaker View Post
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    He had a presser last week or so saying he was sorry and he's not going any where.

    I think he throws in the towel tomorrow.
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    See ya Al Dafinch

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    Franken said last night his decision isn't final.

    Pass the popcorn!
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    Al Franken could RESIGN from the U.S. Senate today following new allegations of groping and forced-kissing in his past


    • More than half of Democrats in the U.S. Senate have called on Al Franken to resign
    • Chairman of the Democratic Party and the Senate Minority Leader joined in
    • He's expected to deliver a speech on the Senate floor Thursday morning to say he's quitting
    • Push comes as yet another woman came forward to claim Franken made an unwanted advance
    • Former Democratic congressional aide now says he tried to forcibly kiss her after a taping of his radio show in 2006
    • Democratic Rep. John Conyers has already resigned his seat in Congress over sexual misconduct allegations
    • Senate Ethics Committee is already investigating Franken



    Al Franken could RESIGN from the U.S. Senate today following new allegations of groping and forced-kissing in his past



    Minnesota Democrat Al Franken, facing fresh allegations of sexual misconduct and vanishing support from fellow Democrats, appears to be on the brink of resigning from the Senate. Franken scheduled an announcement for Thursday, though his office tweeted Wednesday evening that he had not made 'a final decision' on resigning. But a majority of the Senate's Democrats called on the two-term lawmaker to quit after a woman emerged Wednesday morning saying he forcibly tried to kiss her in 2006. Hours later, another woman said Franken inappropriately squeezed 'a handful of flesh' on her waist while posing for a photo with her in 2009. That brought the number of women alleging misconduct by Franken to at least eight.





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    Minnesota Democrat Al Franken, facing fresh allegations of sexual misconduct and vanishing support from fellow Democrats, appears to be on the brink of resigning from the Senate.
    Franken scheduled an announcement for Thursday, though his office tweeted Wednesday evening that he had not made 'a final decision' on resigning.
    But a majority of the Senate's Democrats called on the two-term lawmaker to quit after a woman emerged Wednesday morning saying he forcibly tried to kiss her in 2006. Hours later, another woman said Franken inappropriately squeezed 'a handful of flesh' on her waist while posing for a photo with her in 2009. That brought the number of women alleging misconduct by Franken to at least eight.

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    Career deathwatch: Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken will speak on the Senate floor Thursday morning and is expected to resign following a string of sexual harassment allegations


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    Accused again: After the first allegation by radio broadcaster Leeann Tweeden, who produced this notorious photograph, Al Franken had a steady drip of follow-up accusers


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    Lindsay Menz (left) claims Franken grabbed her rear end while they posed for this photograph

    Franken, the former comedian who made his name on 'Saturday Night Live,' faces a chorus of calls to step aside, and Democratic senators said they expected their liberal colleague to resign.
    'Enough is enough,' said Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York. 'We need to draw a line in the sand and say none of it is OK, none of it is acceptable, and we, as elected leaders, should absolutely be held to a higher standard.'
    Gillibrand was the first to call for Franken's resignation on Wednesday, but a torrent of Democrats quickly followed.
    'I'm shocked and appalled by Sen. Franken's behavior,' said Sen. Patty Murray of Washington state. 'It's clear to me that this has been a deeply harmful, persistent problem and a clear pattern over a long period of time. It's time for him to step aside.'
    Though the writing appeared to be on the wall, Franken's departure was not certain. A tweet posted Wednesday evening on Franken's Twitter account said: 'Senator Franken is talking with his family at this time and plans to make an announcement in D.C. tomorrow. Any reports of a final decision are inaccurate.'
    Late in the day, Democratic Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York added his voice.



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    Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand was among a group of female senators who called on Al Franken to resign from the Senate


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    The writing was on the wall by the end of Wednesday when Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer told Franken it was time for him to leave

    'I consider Senator Franken a dear friend and greatly respect his accomplishments, but he has a higher obligation to his constituents and the Senate, and he should step down immediately,' Schumer said.
    The resignation demands came in rapid succession even though Franken on Wednesday vehemently denied the new accusation that came from a former Democratic congressional aide, who said he tried to forcibly kiss her after a taping of his radio show in 2006.
    The woman, who was not identified, told Politico that Franken pursued her after her boss had left and she was collecting her belongings. She said that she ducked to avoid his lips and that Franken told her: 'It's my right as an entertainer.'
    Franken, in a statement, said the idea he would claim such conduct as a right was 'preposterous.'
    But it was soon clear that his position had become untenable.
    Fellow Democratic Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar, who spoke to Franken, wrote on Twitter, 'I am confident he will make the right decision.'

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    Members of the media are lined up outside the Senate office of Sen. Al Franken on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017




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    The pressure only mounted Tuesday, when Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., resigned after numerous allegations of sexual misconduct. Rep Ruben Kihuen, D-Nev., faces pressure to resign as well over allegations reported by Buzzfeed that he repeatedly propositioned a former campaign worker.
    While Franken apparently is departing, Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore could be arriving, if he prevails in a Dec. 12 special election. Multiple women have accused the 70-year-old Moore of sexual misconduct with them when they were teens and he was a deputy district attorney in his 30s. If Moore is elected, it could create a political nightmare for Republicans, who have promised an ethics probe.
    A national conversation about sexual harassment has intensified this fall after the heavily publicized case of movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, who was accused of many acts of sexual misconduct, including rape, by actresses and other women. Just on Wednesday, Time magazine named as its person of the year the 'silence breakers' - women who have come forward on sexual harassment.

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    TWEET STORM: A series of Sen. Al Franken's Democratic colleagues called on him to resign Wednesday


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    TWEET STORM: A series of Sen. Al Franken's Democratic colleagues called on him to resign Wednesday






    TWEET STORM: A series of Sen. Al Franken's Democratic colleagues called on him to resign Wednesday




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    Punishment has been swift for leaders in entertainment, media and sports while members of Congress have tried to survive the onslaught of allegations.
    Franken already faced a Senate Ethics Committee investigation into previous claims by several other women that he groped them or sought to forcibly kiss them.
    The allegations began in mid-November when Leeann Tweeden, now a Los Angeles radio anchor, accused him of forcibly kissing her during a 2006 USO tour in Afghanistan.
    Other allegations followed, including a woman who says Franken put his hand on her buttocks as they posed for a photo at the Minnesota State Fair in 2010. Two women told the Huffington Post that Franken squeezed their buttocks at political events during his first campaign for the Senate in 2008. A fourth woman, an Army veteran, alleged Franken cupped her breast during a photo on a USO tour in 2003.
    Franken has apologized for his behavior but has also disputed some of the allegations.


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