Sen. Al Franken

Michelle Obama To Students: 'Bring The Folks You Met At The Party Last Weekend' To VoteFirst 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.
Franken To Obama: Don't Bypass Congress To Close GitmoIn 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 Dems Ridicule Obama Judge Nominee Over Abortion, Confederate Flag VotesSenate 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.
Palin: 'Waterboarding Is How We Baptize Terrorists' 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.
Franken Urges Netflix To Join Fight Against Comcast, Time Warner Cable MergerOne 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 Take Campaign Contributions From Bain CapitalSeveral top Democrats have taken campaign contributions from Bain Capital, despite President Obama lashing out at Mitt Romney’s time there as CEO.