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Al Franken Says He ‘Absolutely’
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Posted By: NorthernDog, 7/22/2019 2:30:09 PM

Al Franken said he “absolutely” regrets resigning from the U.S. Senate in 2017 amid the firestorm over accusations of inappropriate behavior by the comedian turned politician. In a new profile by Jane Mayer published Monday in The New Yorker, seven current and former senators said they also regret calling for his resignation in December 2017: Vermont’s Patrick Leahy, North Dakota’s Heidi Heitkamp, Illinois’ Tammy Duckworth, Maine’s Angus King, Oregon’s Jeff Merkley, Florida’s Bill Nelson, and New Mexico’s Tom Udall. Franken told Mayer that he now wishes that he had followed through on his request to appear before a Senate Ethics

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The smiley troll is trying to slither back into the Senate. Is MN dumb enough to elect him again?

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Reply 1 - Posted by: rinohunter 7/22/2019 2:32:38 PM (No. 130703)
Please, please, please go back under the rock from which you crawled out, you Frankenloser!
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Reply 2 - Posted by: DVC 7/22/2019 2:33:27 PM (No. 130706)
Yes, but the rest of the country is extremely happy!
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Reply 3 - Posted by: anniebc 7/22/2019 2:36:10 PM (No. 130712)
It was his path to gazillionaire status.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Cavallodifiero 7/22/2019 2:40:19 PM (No. 130718)
Of course he does, no matter his degenerate behavior it is no more degenerate than the Four Degenerate America haters on the squad, he'd fit right in. Maybe he could be the towel boy for them.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: WesternTradition 7/22/2019 2:41:20 PM (No. 130719)
A true clown, not just one he played on TV.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: hammondb3 7/22/2019 2:44:12 PM (No. 130726)
Well, Al... You were not good enough. You were not smart enough and, doggone it, people really did not like you.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: earlybird 7/22/2019 2:47:21 PM (No. 130732)
Jane Mayer - boy, are she and the New Yorker bottom feeding. So Franken now needs a pity party made up of some of the worst so-called “legislators” in history?
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Reply 8 - Posted by: BillW. 7/22/2019 2:52:59 PM (No. 130751)
No, Al. It was for the best. MAGA
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Hazymac 7/22/2019 2:54:49 PM (No. 130754)
Stay gone, Franken.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: kewmac 7/22/2019 2:57:21 PM (No. 130757)
Wow, Al and I have something in common! He regrets resigning from the Senate and I regret that his mother did not abort him.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Omen55 7/22/2019 2:58:30 PM (No. 130760)
Sucker!
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Strike3 7/22/2019 2:58:57 PM (No. 130761)
That makes ONE.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: PlayItAgain 7/22/2019 3:00:10 PM (No. 130763)
The one dignified thing that he ever did, and he regrets it.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: zephyrgirl 7/22/2019 3:01:20 PM (No. 130765)
He was sacrificed by his Democrat buddies trying to show zero tolerance for sexual harassment. Subsequent events have shown the Dems to be the chosen party of handsy (or worse) creeps - Harvey Wienstein, Joe Biden, Jeffrey Epstein, Bill Clinton, Ted Kennedy and so on. As long as they're pro-abortion, they'll get a pass from the Dems.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Avanti1 7/22/2019 3:23:10 PM (No. 130789)
The liberal Minnesota courts granted Franken the election win over Norm Coleman. The Senate and the country should regret the court activism than gave incompetent Franken the win in the first place, without which Obamacare would have never been passed.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: SALady 7/22/2019 3:27:42 PM (No. 130790)
Didn't we hear the last of this pervert looser a couple of years ago?!?!?!? Lie-berals just never shut up, do they?!?!?!?
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Reply 17 - Posted by: hershey 7/22/2019 3:37:47 PM (No. 130799)
Every time I hear his name I recall the photo (I have it on my computer) of him sitting on the floor in a diaper sucking his thumb...that about says it all...
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Cindiana 7/22/2019 3:38:28 PM (No. 130800)
It's karma, you filthy cheater.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Jesuslover54 7/22/2019 3:43:42 PM (No. 130805)
He got conned out of his seat and I'm glad.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Vesicant 7/22/2019 3:49:21 PM (No. 130809)
No, Al, you should be glad you got out before any more Epstein video showed up.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 7/22/2019 3:57:32 PM (No. 130823)
Why are the governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general in Virginia--- all three Democrats--- still in office?
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Reply 22 - Posted by: M2 7/22/2019 4:15:59 PM (No. 130844)
We don’t.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Gazela 7/22/2019 4:34:17 PM (No. 130864)
Franken resigned for one reason only—because his co-religionists thought it would help drive Trump from office. It didn’t work, so of course he regrets it.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: Rumblehog 7/22/2019 4:59:11 PM (No. 130878)
Well, Demonrats in the Senate are glad he did. There's no way Frankenpuff can once again cheat his way in.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: Namma 7/22/2019 5:52:42 PM (No. 130904)
It’s best that you left Al. You would have soiled your diaper by now.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: Grounded 7/22/2019 6:06:09 PM (No. 130915)
Hell, Al stole the seat in the first place. Karma, Baby!
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Reply 27 - Posted by: Kate318 7/22/2019 6:14:00 PM (No. 130919)
Well, Mr. Toad, seeing as vote fraud got you elected, it really was a type of karma, now wasn’t it? And btw, didn’t I see your name on the Lolita Express passenger list, along with Slick Willie, George Clooney, Jim Carrey, Jimmy Kimmel, and a host of other left-leaning dem perverts?
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Reply 28 - Posted by: Speedypetey 7/22/2019 6:59:58 PM (No. 130945)
Minnesota voters remind me of how hard Winter is on the brain compared to drinking a slushy drink too fast. Brain freeze has them making mental mistakes like Ventura, Franken and Klobuchar.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: Jethro bo 7/22/2019 7:21:24 PM (No. 130959)
The moron has no clue that more women, particluarly with the latest women witch hunt of men, would ruin his live. He really regrets doing the right thing for the first time in his life.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: RenoVet68 7/22/2019 7:52:28 PM (No. 130975)
MN gave us Franken and Omar. Isn't that enough?
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Reply 31 - Posted by: 7Victorfree 7/22/2019 8:28:08 PM (No. 130999)
There's no person who has left government for any reason that I have been more glad to see leave, rejoiced at their departure more than Franken 's departure.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: JrSample 7/22/2019 9:01:41 PM (No. 131023)
Poor Stewart Smalley...he just did not keep up-to-date with the most current liberal zeitgeist. He should have known that the poundmetoo movement would come along and bawdy animal house type humor would be frowned upon. Even though less that a few years before all the libs thought it was absolutely hil-arious. He shouldn't feel alone. Poor Pat was so funny they tried to make a movie out of her/him/it but they failed to predict the LGBTQAEIOU and sometimes Y advocacy movement. Now that is no longer funny.
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Reply 33 - Posted by: BeatleJeff 7/22/2019 9:25:25 PM (No. 131057)
Gee, if only he had painted his face black and donned Klan garb instead of grabbing a sleeping woman;s boobs, he might still be holding office today.
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