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May 1, 2018
Sen. Al Franken speaks to friends and supporters on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, in Minneapolis, making his first public appearance in Minnesota since announcing he was going to resign after numerous women accused him of sexual harassment. Franken edged back into the spotlight Tuesday, speaking at a cybersecurity conference in Lisbon, Portugal. (Glen Stubbe/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)
Former Minn. Sen. Al Franken returns back into the spotlight
May 1, 2018 - 5:52pm
January 4, 2018
Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, with husband Archie with her, accepts the appointment to the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota's new U.S. senator emphasizes travel around Minnesota
January 4, 2018 - 8:09am
January 2, 2018
Smith set to be senator as Bachmann considers running
January 2, 2018 - 3:37pm
December 14, 2017
Flanked by her husband, Archie, left, and Gov. Mark Dayton, Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith says on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, that she will run for U.S. Senate after her nearly year-long appointment ends. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton picks Lt. Gov. Smith for U.S. Senate
December 14, 2017 - 8:10am
December 13, 2017
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith tells reporters on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, that she will run for U.S. Senate after her nearly year-long appointment ends next year. Don Davis / Forum News Service
'No one I trust more' than Lt. Gov. Smith in U.S.Senate, Dayton says
December 13, 2017 - 4:53pm
December 7, 2017
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Oct. 18, 2017. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) was the first in what would become a chorus of Democratic senators to call for their Franken following sexual misconduct allegations. Tom Brenner / copyright 2017 The New York Times
Franken denies some allegations, but plans resignation from U.S. Senate 'in a few weeks'
December 7, 2017 - 3:45pm
December 6, 2017
Sen. Al Franken is seen in this 2013 file photo at Moorhead High School in Moorhead, Minn. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
UPDATE: Friends call for Franken to step down, but he is not tipping his hat yet
December 6, 2017 - 5:39pm
November 20, 2017
CNN  says this photo is from the Facebook account of former Minnesotan Lindsay Menz of her and Minnesota U.S. Sen. Al Franken. After a radio host on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, accused Franken of 2006 sexual harassment, Menz came forth with her own claim that Franken grabbed her buttucks when this picture was taken during the 2010 Minnesota State Fair.
Second woman accuses Sen. Franken of sexual harassment
November 20, 2017 - 4:32pm
May 25, 2017
Franken rules out White House bid in 2020
May 25, 2017 - 8:02am
May 8, 2017
Minnesotans mixed on Trump's first 100 days
May 8, 2017 - 3:32pm