Sen. Al Franken
First lady Michelle Obama stumped for Democrats in Iowa and Minnesota Tuesday, calling on the young and minority voters who powered her husband’s rise to the presidency to help the party avoid a potentially bruising midterm election.
In their race for Minnesota’s U.S. Senate seat, Sen. Al Franken and Republican challenger Mike McFadden are arguing about a controversial high-security prison some 2,000 miles away.
Senate Democrats lambasted one of President Barack Obama’s picks for a federal judgeship in Georgia on Tuesday, skewering him for his past votes on abortion and the Confederate flag.
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin did not mince her words in verbal attacks against “leftist liberals” and other gun control advocates, suggesting several parallels between colonial American patriots and those in attendance at this weekend’s National Rifle Association convention.
One of the most vocal lawmakers opposing the planned merger between media giants Time Warner Cable and Comcast, Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., is now looking to Netflix for help bringing down the Comcast proposal.
Several top Democrats have taken campaign contributions from Bain Capital, despite President Obama lashing out at Mitt Romney’s time there as CEO.