Al Franken

New pics show Al Franken grabbing Arianna Huffington’s breasts and butt

Newly revealed pictures show Sen. Al Franken grabbing self-described feminist Arianna Huffington on her bottom and breasts.<p>The never-before-published …

Leeann Tweeden

Kellyanne Conway on Roy Moore: 'We want the votes' for tax bill

<b>(CNN) —</b> Kellyanne Conway suggested that the White House remains open to Roy Moore's embattled senate candidacy on Monday when she told Fox & friends that "we want the votes in the Senate to get this tax bill through" -- less than a week after Conway said that "no Senate seat is worth more than a …

U.S. Politics

The White House just endorsed Roy Moore, for all intents and purposes

A top White House adviser to President Trump on Monday morning effectively endorsed U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore, a man who faces multiple accusations of sexual misconduct with teenage girls, including one involving a 14-year-old.<p>White House counselor Kellyanne Conway didn't say, “Vote for Roy …

Politics

Charlie Rose suspended by CBS following reports of unwanted sexual advances

Charlie Rose is facing fallout from both CBS and PBS after allegations of unwanted sexual advances by multiple women.<p>CBS has suspended Rose from the …

World News

Why Every Man Needs To Answer For The Sex Abuse Scourge

“How do women still go out with guys, when you realize there is no bigger threat to women than men?”<br>– Louis C.K.<p>When the first Harvey Weinstein harassment allegations came out, I glanced at the New York Times headline and thought about the relationship between men and power — the distorting, ugly, …

News (U.S.)

Trump World Wanted Distance From Roy Moore. Then Key Allies Lobbied The President to Reconsider.

The Breitbart Chairman along with Kellyanne Conway and others urged Trump to keep his mouth shut about the embattled GOP nominee. Trump was happy to …

Donald Trump

Al Franken

He was very likely going to survive the Leeann Tweeden imbroglio. What would put him in real danger would be an accusation from his time as senator …

Leeann Tweeden

Pete Wehner: Trump administration 'is just a parade of lies'

Peter Wehner, Senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, comments on the investigation into possible connections between the Trump …

Donald Trump

Clarence Thomas Must Resign

Utah Republican Orrin Hatch called “bullcrap” on Ohio Democrat Sherrod Brown last week. The Senate Finance Committee lion tore into Brown for …

Sherrod Brown

Charlie Rose Accused of Sexual Misconduct by Eight Women

"I deeply apologize for my inappropriate behavior," Rose told The Washington Post<p>Television icon Charlie Rose has become the latest media star to be accused of sexual misconduct, with eight women telling the Washington Post that the longtime PBS made unwanted sexual advances towards them while they …

Entertainment

Melissa Gilbert Says Oliver Stone 'Humiliated' Her at 'Doors' Audition

“I was auditioning for the Meg Ryan role and he wrote this special scene that he wanted me to do for him physically in the casting room,” Gilbert …

Entertainment

How Samantha Bee and Sarah Silverman outdid their late-night peers on sexual harassment in comedy

There’s a reason their commentary was a cut above — and it’s not simply because they’re women.<p>When comedians like Louis C.K. and Al Franken are accused of sexual harassment or assault, how are their peers supposed to respond?<p>That’s the question many in the entertainment industry have been grappling …

Comedy

Donald Trump Hammered for Hypocrisy on Sexual Assault

On <i>This Week with George Stephanopoulos</i> on ABC on Sunday, the screen showed a compilation of video clips from four of the dozen women who have accused …

Donald Trump

When Our Allies Are Accused of Harassment

Last Thursday, after a photograph emerged of Senator Al Franken either groping or pretending to grope a sleeping woman, Leeann Tweeden, with whom he’d been traveling on a 2006 U.S.O. tour, I wrote that he should resign. Almost as soon as it was published I started having second thoughts. I spent …

Opinion

You can’t reason with some people

We fully recognize the need to restore civil, respectful debate in the United States. Assaulting truth and bullying those with whom you disagree (especially those who defect from your tribe/party on grounds of principle) are ways of undermining democratic discourse. However, one does require two …

Opinion

Bartiromo says comments about Trump taken out of context

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News' Maria Bartiromo says she was taken "wildly out of context" when she said on the air that there had been no sexual misconduct allegations against President Donald Trump.<p>Bartiromo said Monday that she was aware that more than a dozen women had made accusations against Trump …

Donald Trump

Woman says Franken inappropriately touched her

A woman says Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) inappropriately touched her in 2010, telling CNN that he grabbed her buttocks while taking a photo at the Minnesota State Fair. MJ Lee reports.

Prominent New York Times political reporter Glenn Thrush suspended after sexual misconduct allegations

The New York Times has suspended prominent political reporter Glenn Thrush pending an investigation into accusations of sexually inappropriate …

Philadelphia

Ex-Relativity Executive Adam Fields Accused of Sexual Harassment

Hollywood executive and producer Adam Fields has been accused of sexually harassing several women while he was working at Relativity Media from 2010 …

Laura Dern

Allegations Against Al Franken Could Cost Democrats A Progressive Fighter In The Senate

The Minnesota Democrat has made a name for himself with his tough questioning of Donald Trump's nominees.<p>WASHINGTON ― The allegations of sexual harassment against Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) could cost Democrats a progressive voice who distinguished himself with his tough and incisive questioning of …

News (U.S.)

Democrats in Meltdown Mode as Obamacare Individual Mandate Moves Toward Extinction

Democrats, of course, oppose the tax cuts moving through Congress. They believe government knows better how to spend your money than you do.<p>But what …

ObamaCare

Al Franken Shouldn’t Resign — Yet

All weekend I read about Al Franken and pondered whether the 2006 groping incident for which he has apologized was severe enough to cause him to …

Jewish Culture

The Real Al Franken: Part Nasty, Part Jerk

Al Franken has long enjoyed a fairly squeaky-clean image.<p>Comedian. Liberal polemicist. Senator from Minnesota, the super-nice state.<p>But his image …

Leeann Tweeden

Whoopi Goldberg Compares Al Franken to Central Park Five

The hosts of ‘The View’ struggled through the news that a second woman has accused Sen. Franken of groping.<p>A second woman has come forward to allege …

Culture

The Adult Day Care Manifesto: How the Democrats Can Turn Their Age Problem into an Advantage

The future doesn’t depend on looking like Zac Efron. It depends on standing for something, even it means using a walker to do it.<p>To be clear, the immediate headache for Democrats comes from incoming revelations about <b>Al Franken,</b> who’s turning out to be wrong kind of hands-on policymaker. But a more …

Martin O'Malley

Democratic candidate apologizes for boast of bedding 50 hotties

An Ohio Supreme Court justice who boasted of having sex with 50 “very attractive women” is now apologizing for his comments and said he went to …

Elections

Four women accuse Clinton of sexual assault

The fresh allegations — the latest to hit the 71-year-old former president — allegedly come from top-level Democratic Party sources.<br>MailOnline …

Leeann Tweeden

Potency, purity of drugs reaching even higher levels

Ten years ago, the average gram of meth available in the U.S. was 39 percent pure. Today, it is being sold in a nearly pure state, manufactured in …

Charles Manson

No one is even trying to restrain Trump's tweeting anymore

On Thursday night, President Trump fired off a crude tweet about sexual harassment claims against Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) and the photo of him …

Donald Trump

The Al Franken Conundrum

I find myself on the horns of a dilemma with respect to the burgeoning list of men, now including Minnesota Senator Al Franken, who have, to put it bluntly (but in printable terms) screwed up royally, and to the women who, in virtually every case, have borne the burden of silence far too long.<p>My …

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