Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) took to the Senate floor to blast Mitch McConnell and Senate Republicans while revealing the absurdity of their argument against considering President Obama's Supreme Court nominee.
Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) took to the Senate floor to blast Mitch McConnell and Senate Republicans while revealing the absurdity of their argument against considering President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee.
Thirty-four members of the Senate Democratic caucus including Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), and Sen. Al Franken (D-MI) sent a letter to the contractor that employs the Senate cafeteria workers calling on them to all the employees to organize into a union.
A group of liberal Senate Democrats turned the tables on Majority Leader Mitch McConnell today by introducing a resolution supporting Pope Francis’ views on climate change and calling on the Senate to immediately act.
Senators Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Al Franken (D-MN), Ed Markey (D-MA), Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) have come together on a letter to both the FCC and the Department of Justice urging them to block the Comcast/Time Warner deal.
In two separate statements, Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) praised the passage of the FCC’s new net neutrality rules. Franken called the rules an enormous victory for the American people, while Sanders said that the success of net neutrality shows that ordinary Americans can win when they stand up to corporations.
During the Friday night broadcast of The O’Reilly Factor, host Bill O’Reilly responded to a Mother Jones story showing he embellished his war coverage as a reporter by throwing out personal insults and accusing the magazine and others of being “far left zealots.”
After an Uber exec revealed his idea to dig up dirt on journalists via the company’s data collection, Al Franken demanded that the car service get real about their privacy policies and data collection practices.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) responded to Sen. Al Franken’s (D-MN) claim that the Texas senator doesn’t know what net neutrality is with a video that proved Franken’s point. Cruz is utterly clueless as to what net neutrality does.
It may have been Democrat Howard Dean who said not long ago that if given a choice between voting for a Republican, or a Republican-lite, voters of both parties will always opt for the real Republican; because they cannot trust a Democrat pandering for votes as a Republican. It is a lesson Senator Mary Landrieu, and soon-to-be-former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, would do well to heed.