“Black lawmakers wonder why Conyers has to go — but not Franken”


POLITICO

“Black lawmakers are hearing growing calls for Rep. John Conyers to resign and wondering why Sen. Al Franken isn’t getting the same treatment.

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus have been privately airing concerns about a double standard within Democrats’ ranks since sexual harassment allegations against Conyers, the longest-serving House member and a founder of the CBC, first surfaced last week. Their concerns were thrust into the open Thursday when Conyers’ lawyer hinted that Conyers was being treated differently than Franken because of race.” MORE

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“Sen. Al Franken Nails Jeff Sessions For His Endless Series Of Russia Lies”


POLITICUS USA

In a new letter, Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) his position as a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee to call out Attorney General Jeff Sessions lies about Russia, and demand answers from Sessions about his false statements.

In a letter to Sessions, Franken wrote:

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“Al Franken Leads The Charge To Protect Nursing Home Residents From Trump Enabled Abuse”


POLITICUS USA

Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) is leading the effort to stop Trump from abandoning an Obama era rule that allowed residents of nursing homes to sue facilities when they were abused.