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  1. Franken to make first public appearance since forced resignationRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Outgoing U.S. Sen. Al Franken looks over at his wife Franni and thanked her for always being at his side at an event, Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, in Minneapolis. The Minnesota Democrat thanked supporters and friends in Minneapolis Thursday night as his eight years in the Senate are set to come to an end.

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  2. Al Franken to make first public appearance since leaving Senate over sexual harassment allegationsRead the original story

    Yesterday | WAAY

    Al Franken will make his first public appearance next month since leaving the Senate last December over sexual harassment allegations. The former senator from Minnesota will be discussing Russian interference in the 2016 election at the Privacy XChange Forum, a privacy and cybersecurity forum being held in Lisbon, Portugal, on May 1, according to a press release sent out Friday.

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  3. Al Franken Sets First Appearance Since Quitting CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News Max

    Former Minnesota Sen. Al Franken will make his first public appearance next month since resigning from Congress earlier this year amid sexual-misconduct allegations. Franken, 66, a Democrat who represented Minnesota from 2009 until stepping down in January, will speak at the CyberScout Privacy Xchange Forum in Lisbon, Portgual, on May 1, t he Washington Examiner reported Saturday.

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  4. Al Franken Cares About Privacy So Much He'll Speak About It OverseasRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Daily Caller

    Political satirist Al Franken speaks during a news conference at Air America Radio studios August 25, 2004 in New York City. Franken urged New Yorkers and Americans across the country who are opposed to the Bush presidency to open their windows and shout the moment the President takes the stage in New York to deliver his address to the National Republican Convention.

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  5. Tina Smith settles into Senate, but big political challenge loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Star Tribune

    Around Minnesota's newest senator sat some of the most powerful women in the country, grumbling and mangling paper birds under the watchful eye of their host and impromptu origami instructor, Sen. Mazie Hirono of Hawaii. The 23 women of the 100-member Senate share a bipartisan meal every month, but every Senate tradition is a novelty for a newcomer like Smith, who can still number her tenure there in weeks.

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  6. Smith takes over Franken's hot-dish traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Star Tribune

    U.S. Sen. Tina Smith will host the "hot dish off," taking over an annual tradition started by former Sen. Al Franken in 2011 to foster goodwill among the delegation's Democrats and Republicans. That year, Sen. Amy Klobuchar triumphed with her offering of the Taconite Tater Tot Hotdish during a blind taste test, and lawmakers have maintained their creativity in the years since.

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  7. Oculus updates privacy controls to comply with GDPR rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 19 | Engadget

    ... including the movements made while in VR, which previously got the company in hot water with then-Senator Al Franken. The privacy center also won't show data stored locally on an Oculus device, like height, or sensitive stuff like credit card info. ...

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  8. The Latest: Senate to members' babies: C'mon inRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | Houston Chronicle

    ... Senate into the 21st Century." According to Newsweek, Minnesota Senator, Amy Klobuchar, says that former Senator Al Franken has had two acts and is still going to have a third. Veuer's Chandra Lanier has the story Although no one objected, the idea ...

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  9. Whaa! Some senators worry about babies on the floorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | SFGate

    ... or she was a "nay" on babies. According to Newsweek, Minnesota Senator, Amy Klobuchar, says that former Senator Al Franken has had two acts and is still going to have a third. Veuer's Chandra Lanier has the story "I'm not going to object to anything ...

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  10. Tim Pawlenty posts video touting crackdown on benefits for illegal immigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | Washington Times

    Former Gov. Tim Pawlenty put up a new campaign video on Wednesday pledging to crack down on government benefits for those who do not qualify. "It's time to stop hiding behind political correctness and enforce our laws," Mr. Pawlenty , Minnesota Republican, said in a video posted on his campaign Twitter page.

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  11. Dayton names Thissen to courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | Sentinel

    Gov. Mark Dayton appointed longtime Democratic state Rep. Paul Thissen to the Minnesota Supreme Court on Tuesday, the latest in a long line of partisans to join the state's highest court. Thissen is an attorney and Minneapolis lawmaker who has served eight terms in the House - including one as House Speaker and two as its Minority Leader - and had eyes on the governor's office until he suspended his campaign in February.

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  12. Times, New Yorker win Pulitzer for Weinstein scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | The Gillette News-Record

    The New York Times and The New Yorker won the Pulitzer Prize for public service Monday for breaking the Harvey Weinstein scandal with reporting that galvanized the #MeToo movement and set off a worldwide reckoning over sexual misconduct in the workplace. The Times and The Washington Post took the award in the national reporting category for their coverage of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and contacts between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russian officials. 4 comments

  13. (Pulitzer Prize) New York Times, New Yorker win for Weinstein scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | The Standard

    The New York Times and The New Yorker won the Pulitzer Prize for public service Monday for breaking the Harvey Weinstein scandal with reporting that galvanized the #MeToo movement and set off a worldwide reckoning over sexual misconduct in the workplace. The Times and The Washington Post took the award in the national reporting category for their coverage of Russian meddling in the 2016... Beginning third from left, New York Times staff writers Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, senior enterprise editor Rebecca Corbett and reporter Cara Buckley celebrate with colleagues in the newsroom in New York.

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  14. Real estate developer Jerry Trooien joins Minnesota Senate raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

    Real estate developer Jerry Trooien announces his bid for the U.S. Senate Monday, April 16, at the State Capitol in St. Paul. Trooien is running as an independent in the November election and challenging Sen. Tina Smith, who was appointed to replace Al Franken.

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  15. Press Democrat wins Pulitzer for North Bay wildfire reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | Marin Independent Journal

    Press Democrat reporter Randi Rossmann, left, celebrates the Pulitzer Prize announcement Monday with Catherine Barnett, the paper's top editor. SANTA ROSA >> The Press Democrat of Santa Rosa has won the Pulitzer Prize in breaking news for coverage of devastating wildfires that swept through wine country in October.

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  16. 'The Fix Was In' - Former MSNBC Host Goes OFF On Hillary's Supporters In The MediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | The Daily Caller

    Former MSNBC host Ed Schultz put the mainstream media on blast in a podcast on Monday, saying that "the fix was in" for Hillary Clinton's campaign. Schultz, who supported Bernie Sanders in 2016, told National Review podcast host Jamie Weinstein he thinks "the Clintons were connected to Andy Lack, connected at the hip.

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  17. Businessman with bankruptcy in past launches Senate bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | Post-Bulletin

    /O.CON.KARX.WS.A.0009.180418T0600Z-180419T0600Z/ Including the cities of Osage, Cresco, Charles City, New Hampton, Dodge Center, Rochester, Austin, and Preston 311 PM CDT Mon Apr 16 2018 ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT... * WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation possible. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches and ice accumulations of a light glaze are possible.

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  18. Stories that sparked #MeToo movement win Pulitzer Prize for public serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The New York Times and The New Yorker won the Pulitzer Prize for public service Monday for breaking the Harvey Weinstein scandal with reporting that galvanized the #MeToo movement and set off a worldwide reckoning over sexual misconduct in the workplace. The Times and The Washington Post took the award in the national reporting category for their coverage of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and contacts between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russian officials.

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  19. Santa Rosa newspaper wins Pulitzer for Wine Country fire coverageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | The Campbell Reporter

    The Press Democrat of Santa Rosa on Monday received the Pulitzer Prize breaking news reporting award for coverage of the wildfires that swept through Wine Country this past fall, killing 44 people and destroying thousands of homes. The New York Times and The New Yorker won the award for public service for breaking the Harvey Weinstein scandal with reporting that galvanized the #MeToo movement and set off a national reckoning over sexual misconduct in the workplace.

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  20. Pulitzer Prizes 2018: Post's Moore stories, John Archibald among winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | Alabama Live

    The New York Times and The New Yorker won the Pulitzer Prize for public service Monday for breaking the Harvey Weinstein scandal with reporting that galvanized the #MeToo movement and set off a worldwide reckoning over sexual misconduct in the workplace. The Times and The Washington Post took the national reporting award for their coverage of the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and contacts between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russian officials.

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