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Two more women accuse the Democratic senator from Minnesota from sexual misconduct; to give democratic U.S. senators call for Swiss francs; Peter Doocy reports from Capitol Hill.

Several democratic senators requested sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., to the resignation on Wednesday after a woman accused Franken of sexual misconduct.

“Senator Franken said an announcement tomorrow,” Wednesday post from his Twitter account. To get “more details.” The tweet did not make clear what will be the announcement.

Before the announcement, confirmed by a Franken aide, Fox News on Wednesday, here is a time of the most important moments bar in the senator’s political career.

Senator Franken will be an announcement tomorrow. To get more details.

— Sen. Al Franken (@Mustard Francs) 6. December 2017

Prior to 2008

Before running for Senate, Franken is a comedy writer, actor, author, and radio talk show host for 37 years, according to his Senate website. Franc-comedy career included time as a writer and performer for NBC’s “Saturday Night Live”.


To be used by the democratic-Farmer-labor y in June 2008, Franken was elected to represent Minnesota in the Senate a year later. After a long recount, his opponent, Republican Norm Coleman, finally raeumte in Swiss francs-officially one of the longest Senate completed the race in the history of the United States, Politically, the time reported.



Swiss franc the main sponsor was behind a law that allows the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa in the U.S. to lease Federal state of Minnesota, or transfer certain land. The law was passed a year later.


Franken was re-elected to his Senate seat in 2014, easily defeated his Republican Challenger, Mike McFadden.

Later that year, the Swiss franc endorsed Democrat Hillary Clinton for President, in an interview on MSNBC.


Franken sponsored the Comprehensive justice and Mental Health Act, 2015, which was adopted in the same year. The law increases public safety by “facilitating the cooperation between the criminal justice, juvenile justice, veterans treatment services, mental health treatment and substance abuse system,” said the statement.


Franc visited nine different States in the year 2016 as part of an effort to help, the Clinton is elected to the White house. He traveled to New Hampshire, Wisconsin and California, where he campaigned and collected money for the Democratic presidential candidate.

Francs first met the Clintons in 1993. Hillary Clinton supported-Franken in his 2008 run for the Senate.

In the same year, in Swiss francs, the sponsor behind a bill was called, the Add of Zika Virus to the FDA Priority Review voucher-Trade program. The bill, enacted later into law, added the Zika virus to the list of tropical diseases under the priority review voucher program.

Jan. 2017

Francs in question is Betsy DeVos, President of Trump’s pick for education Minister, on several issues during her hearing. Franken said later that DeVos “to answer adequately even the most basic questions about education policy.”

Oct. 2017

Swiss francs, and the Minister of justice, Jeff Sessions came in a heated exchange during the sessions, ” Senate Judiciary Committee hearing. Swiss francs, down sessions over his meetings with the Russian officials during the 2016 presidential campaign.


Nov. 16, 2017

Radio personality, Leeann Tweeden claimed in a post on the KABC website, and kissed Swiss francs and groped without your consent during a USO tour in 2006. Tweeden said that the franc was on practicing a kiss for a Sketch.

“We have the line up to the kiss, and then he came up to me, put his hand on the back of my head, crushed his lips against mine, and aggressively stuck his tongue in my mouth,” she said, adding that she pushed him away.

I’ve decided it’s time to tell my story. #MeToohttps://t. co/TqTgfvzkZg

— Leeann Tweeden (@LeeannTweeden) November 16, 2017

Tweeden said, in an incident that she fell asleep during the flight and later you saw a CD of photos. You post a picture of Swiss franc, with his hands on her chest.

“I couldn’t believe it,” she wrote. “He groped me without my consent while I was asleep.”

“I certainly not to forget, the sample for the Satire in the same way, but I send my most sincere apology, Leeann,” Franken said in a first statement. “As in the photo, it was clearly supposed to be funny but it is not. I should not have done.”

Franken apologized Tweeden again in a longer, second statement. In it, he said the photo was “totally inappropriate” and called for an ethics investigation.

A further seven women would subsequently accuse franc of sexual misconduct.

Nov. 23, 2017

Franken apologized again, this time to say that he “crossed the line.”

“I’m a very warm person; I embrace the people,” Franken said in a statement at the time. “I have learned from the past stories in some of these meets, I crossed a line for some women-and I know that any number is too much.”

“I feel terrible that I made some women feel bad,” he added, “and for that I am so sorry, and I want to make sure that this never happens again.”

Nov. 30, 2017

The Senate ethics Committee said in a statement, “it is a preliminary investigation in Senator Franken was behavior alleged false.”

Dec. 6, 2017

Several democratic senators to call for Franken to step down.

Madeline Farber is a Reporter for Fox News. You can follow her on Twitter @MaddieFarberUDK.

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