Gillibrand, in Iowa, highlights family, children issues

Politics 01/19/19, 03:56

New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is meeting Iowa Democrats on her first foray into the early presidential testing ground, and defending her role in bringing down former Sen. Al Franken. Gillibrand continues her first trip Saturday to the leadoff caucus state since announcing the formation of an exploratory committee to seek ...

Ex-Sen. Al Franken takes first steps back into public arena

U.S. 11/30/18, 00:37

Nearly a year after he resigned his U.S. Senate seat amid sexual misconduct allegations, Al Franken is testing whether he can make a comeback in the #MeToo era.The former "Saturday Night Live" funnyman released a podcast on health care this week, saying he's experimenting with ways to make his voice ...

Karin Housley seeks voters’ ratification of Senate appointment

Politics 11/06/18, 08:34

A 10-month sprint to finish former Minnesota Sen. Al Franken's term reached a finish Tuesday as voters decided between two women: a longtime Democratic power player appointed in Franken's place and a Republican state senator with a famous name in the hockey-crazy state (Karin Housley). Less than four years after voters ...

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