Sen. Al Franken

Sen. Al Franken, Democrat from Minnesota, speaks about net neutrality for the Internet during a discussion hosted by the Free Press Action Fund on Capitol Hill in Washington on July 8, 2014. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Franken To Obama: Don’t Bypass Congress To Close Gitmo

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.

10/14/2014

File photo of a courtroom. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Senate Dems Ridicule Obama Judge Nominee Over Abortion, Confederate Flag Votes

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.

05/13/2014

The former Republican vice presidential candidate took several opportunities to take shots at “hypocrites” in Washington politics, using the term “they” throughout much of her speech against big government at the NRA’s annual convention in Indianapolis.  (Photo by T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

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.

04/28/2014

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. (Getty Images)

Franken Urges Netflix To Join Fight Against Comcast, Time Warner Cable Merger

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.

04/17/2014

Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., attends a meeting with Elton John after The Elton John AIDS Foundation and UNAIDS breakfast at the Russell Senate Office Building on July 24, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Michael Kovac/Getty Images for The Elton John AIDS Foundation)

Several Top Democrats Take Campaign Contributions From Bain Capital

Several top Democrats have taken campaign contributions from Bain Capital, despite President Obama lashing out at Mitt Romney’s time there as CEO.

08/17/2012

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