Fmr. Sen. Al Franken Discusses Comedy Tour, Cancel Culture 4 Years Following ResignationFormer U.S. Senator Al Franken joined CBS Mornings Tuesday and discussed his return to comedy and gave his reaction to some former Senate colleagues who now say they regret calling for his resignation.
Report: Al Franken Mulling Another Run At Public OfficeFormer Minnesota Sen. Al Franken, who was forced to resign in 2018 following a string of sexual misconduct allegations, is considering another run at public office.
Dudley Riggs, Improv Comedy Pioneer And Brave New Workshop Founder, Dies At 88The Twin Cities theater community is remembering a founding father of improvisational comedy.
Report: 9th Woman Alleges Al Franken Touched Her InappropriatelyAnother woman is alleging that former Minnesota Sen. Al Franken touched her inappropriately during a photo opportunity.
Al Franken To Make Return On Weekly SiriusXM Radio ShowAl Franken, who resigned his U.S. Senate seat in 2017 amid sexual misconduct charges, will re-emerge into the public sphere on Saturday when he starts a new weekly radio show on the SiriusXM satellite service.
Kirsten Gillibrand: Female Senators Unfairly Blamed For Al Franken's Senate ExitDemocratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand said Monday that she doesn't regret calling for Al Franken's resignation from the Senate and that female senators are being blamed for it in a way their male colleagues are not.
Report: Al Franken 'Absolutely' Regrets Resigning Without Senate Ethics InvestigationIn an article published online Monday, former Minnesota Sen. Al Franken says he "absolutely" regrets resigning without an ethics investigation in the wake of multiple sexual misconduct allegations in 2017, at the height of the #MeToo movement.
Rep. Betty McCollum Wins 9th Annual Minnesota Congressional Hotdish CompetitionAll ten members of Minnesota's Congressional Delegation are competing, including the five newcomers who won elections last November.
Gillibrand Defends Role In Al Franken's Senate OusterNew York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is meeting Iowa Democrats on her first foray into the early presidential testing ground, and defending her role in bringing down former Sen. Al Franken.
Ex-Sen. Al Franken Steps Back Into Public Arena With Podcast On Health CareNearly a year after he resigned his U.S. Senate seat amid sexual misconduct allegations, Al Franken is testing whether he can make a comeback in the #MeToo era.
Tina Smith Beats Karin Housley In U.S. Senate Special ElectionIn one of the more hotly-contested races to receive national attention, Democratic Sen. Tina Smith has defeated Republican Karin Housley to retain that seat in the U.S. Senate, as called by CBS News.
Tina Smith Seeks Voters' Approval Of Her Senate Appointment A 10-month sprint to finish former Minnesota Sen. Al Franken's term reached a finish Tuesday as voters decided between two women: a longtime Democratic power player appointed in Franken's place and a Republican state senator with a famous name in the hockey-crazy state.
5 Days From Election, Tina Smith & Karin Housley Spar Over Health Care, Gun ControlWith Election Day less than a week away, two women vying to be Minnesota's next United States Senator took each other on in a debate Thursday night. Incumbent Democratic Senator Tina Smith is competing against Republican State Senator Karin Housley. Gov. Mark Dayton appointed Smith in December after Al Franken resigned.
Poll: Big Recognition Gap Between Smith, Housley In Senate RaceJust 13 percent of voters had never heard of Smith, while more than 31 percent were unfamiliar with Housley.
Smith Wins DFL Special Election Primary For SenateSen. Tina Smith has enough votes to be declared the winner of the Democratic primary for Minnesota's U.S. Senate seat.