Leeann Tweeden

Photos explain how Trump dodges sexual accusers while others fall

Donald Trump gets away with things that would destroy any other politician or public figure.<p>Take his November 17 photo-op above: with an unreported remark, Trump appears to shock the championship University of Maryland women’s lacrosse team (Donald strikes again!). Only the politician who took over …

Donald Trump

Matt Damon Under Fire for Controversial Sexual Misconduct Comments

| Fri., Dec. 15, 2017 8:35 AM<p>In Wednesday's episode of ABC News' <i>Popcorn With Peter Travers</i>, <b>Matt Damon</b> shared his views regarding the wave of sexual …

Celebrity News

Famous nice guy Matt Damon puts all his bad harassment takes in one convenient place for people to check out

Matt Damon is famously one of Hollywood’s Nice Guys, a cheerfully smiling dude happy to pop in for a cameo for a friend or give helpful advice to …

Offbeat News

Matt Damon causes controversy with Hollywood sex assault comments

Actor Matt Damon addressed the sexual misconduct allegations coming forward throughout Hollywood, while also mentioning that he believes not all of …

Matt Damon

Al Franken, Blake Farenthold, John Conyers among politicians accused of sexual misconduct in 2017

Multiple politicians have been accused of sexual misconduct in 2017, leading to House Ethics Committee investigations and resignations.<p>Here are the Republicans and Democrats who have been accused of sexual misconduct this year.<p>John Conyers<p>Nearly a half-dozen women who previously worked for Rep. …

Blake Farenthold

A timeline of Sen. Al Franken's political career

Sen. Al Franken said last week that he would resign from office in "the coming weeks" after dozens of his Democratic colleagues called for him to step aside.<p>Franken, a Minnesota Democrat who has been in office since 2009, was plagued by multiple accusations of sexual misconduct over the past month …

U.S. Politics

Minnesota’s lieutenant governor Tina Smith replaces Al Franken in the Senate

Tina Smith, who’s served as Minnesota’s lieutenant governor since 2014, has been named Al Franken’s replacement in the Senate by Governor Mark Dayton.<p>…

Offbeat News

Meet Some of the Women Who Came Out Against Weinstein, Ratner and More

If we’ve learned anything, it’s that there’s power in numbers. One lone voice may have gone unnoticed, but the chorus of those who have risen up to …

Harvey Weinstein

Here’s How Trump Has Waged War On Women Since Taking Office

The tweet at Senator Kirsten Gillibrand was just the latest in an ongoing pattern: Trump’s consistent antagonizing of women.<p>Yesterday morning, like most mornings in 2017, a substantial portion of Americans woke up and wondered, “<i>Oh no, what did he tweet now?</i>”<p>This time, it was worse than usual.<p>The …

Donald Trump

FACT CHECK: Did Al Franken Admit To Wrongdoing, Inappropriate Behavior?

Democratic Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont claimed Minnesota Sen. Al Franken has “acknowledged wrongdoing, [and] on several occasions, inappropriate …

Al Franken

MN governor: I'll announce replacement for Franken tomorrow

Replacement? Al Franken hasn’t gone anywhere yet, and depending on what transpires tonight in Alabama, he might not go anywhere at all. Nevertheless, …

Conservative View

What happened to the men accused of sexual harassment?

December 12, 2017<p>This has been the year that women and men who have experienced workplace sexual harassment shattered the culture of silence …

Feminism

Donald Trump rejects congressional sexual harassment probe

The White House has rejected calls by Democrats for a congressional probe into claims Donald Trump sexually harassed several women before becoming …

World News

Al Franken should un-resign, says former Minnesota Republican Gov. Arne Carlson

Former Minnesota Gov. Arne Carlson says Minnesota U.S. Sen. Al Franken should rescind his resignation over allegations of sexual misconduct.His basic …

Government

Senate Ethics Committee could soon be busy with Roy Moore, Bob Menendez: Here's what it does

The six-member Senate Ethics Committee could soon be very busy.<p>Alabama voters could send Republican Roy Moore to the Senate in the Dec. 12 special election. Moore has been accused of sexual misconduct against multiple women when they were in their teens, and he was an adult. One woman said she was …

U.S. Politics

Former Republican Minn. governor: Franken should stay in Senate, pending ‘legal determination’

Minnesota's former Republican governor on Sunday argued that Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) should stay in the Senate "until a legal determination has …

Al Franken

Why the #MeToo Moment Should Be Ready for a Backlash

As a much-needed reckoning happens in the workplace, look to college campuses for a note of caution.<p>In the final five years of his presidency Barack Obama’s administration undertook a worthy and bold challenge: The elimination of sexual assault on campuses. In fact, Obama’s team had a much more …

Politics

The Sexist Skewering of Kirsten Gillibrand

Kirsten Gillibrand is under fire after calling for Al Franken's resignation, and her critics are following a familiar pattern.<p>Male politicians are behaving badly, yet it’s a woman who’s being skewered.<p>Kirsten Gillibrand, the junior senator from New York, is a longtime advocate for victims of sexual …

Feminism

Lewandowski: Franken's resignation is ‘street justice’

"In New Hampshire, Howie, there’s something called street justice," Lewandowski, President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump …

Donald Trump

These Heartbreaking Tweets About Outing Sexual Abuse Show How Hard It Can Be

The fall of 2017 has seen a movement the likes of which many people (especially women) never thought could happen. I'm talking about the #MeToo …

Feminism

2017: The year we argued about the evidence in front of our eyes

We might look back on 2017 as the year we argued about images.<p>The Trump era began in earnest when the White House contested aerial photographs showing diminished inaugural crowds. The fight over football players kneeling during the national anthem has played out, in part, through Photoshopped memes …

Franz Kafka

Mika Brzezinski: Believe All Women! (Except Sexy Ones that Accuse Democrats)

The problem with mandating that all women must be “believed” — which is distinct from “all women should be given the benefit of the doubt while we …

Conservative View

Ivanka's Criticism Of Roy Moore Was Put On A Truck Ad Outside Trump's Florida Rally

In the weeks leading up to Alabama's special Senate election, Trump’s team had said he would not be campaigning in the state for embattled GOP …

Donald Trump

Media goes crazy over Trump announcement on Jerusalem, CNN’s sloppy mistake, and other journalism disasters

The media went nuts when President Trump announced Wednesday that the U.S. recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and will begin the process of relocating the American embassy there.<p>This freak-out came despite the fact that Congress overwhelmingly passed bipartisan legislation in 1995 stating …

Opinion

President Trump’s Democratic Opponents Ranked

The best and worst the Democratic party has to offer in 2020<p>CNN informs me there are “at least” 22 Democrats thinking of running for president in …

Elections

Did Democrats Just Fall Into Roger Stone’s Trap?

There are a lot of unanswered questions, from what’s true and what isn’t to how Stone knew beforehand what was coming, that the ethics committee …

U.S. Politics

Brzezinski questions Franken accuser: 'Playboy model who goes on Hannity, voted for Trump'

MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski referred to an accuser of Sen. Al FrankenAlan (Al) Stuart FrankenDemocrats turn on Al Franken Schumer called, met with …

Al Franken

Meghan McCain Brings Up Her Own ‘Playboy’ Shoot While Defending Al Franken’s First Accuser

On Friday’s <i>Morning Joe</i>, host Mika Brzezinski made some controversial remarks about Leeann Tweeden, the first woman to come out and accuse Al Franken of sexual misconduct. Brzezinski stated that she had an “incredibly uneasy feeling about [the] entire story,” accusing Tweeden of being a “<i>Playboy</i> …

News (U.S.)

Sex scandal storm about to get worse for Congress, amid calls to nix 'hush fund': 'It's coming'

The resignation of two powerful Democratic lawmakers and a socially conservative Republican this week is unlikely to stop the wave of sexual misconduct allegations crashing against the U.S. Capitol – in fact, more names could soon emerge as pressure mounts to nix the secret settlements that have …

U.S. Politics

Morning Joe host: Should we believe the "Playboy model who goes on Hannity"?

Mika Brzezinski will catch a lot of flack for this segment, but she has a point — even if it might be in service to a man who “acted like a jerk,” …

Conservative View