Minnesota voters took comedian Al Franken seriously when he ran for the state's U. Senate seat in After days of recounts and contested ballots, Franken was sworn in--with a straight face --in July
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She said she did not tell anyone after the alleged incident years earlier because she was embarrassed. Franken withdrew from his position in the U. Senate in January after a number of women accused him of sexual harassment.
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On Thursday, Sen. Al Franken was accused of sexual assault: Leeann Tweeden, a radio host and former model, revealed in an article that Franken groped her and kissed her without her consent while the two were part of a USO tour through the Middle East in Her story comes in the wake of sexual assault and misconduct allegations that have rocked the fields of entertainment, media, and politics.
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In DecemberAl Franken returned to his native Minnesota from his adopted home in New York City, lending credibility to existing rumors that the comedian-turned-political commentator was preparing to run for the United States Senate against Republican Senator Norm Coleman in He hit the ground running last election season, founding a Political Action Committee, Midwest Values, to raise money for Democratic candidates in tight races. With his connections known, his clout on both the national and state political stages established, and his fundraising abilities proven, he formally announced his candidacy for Senate on Feb.
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Senate on Thursday after facing intense pressure from members of his own party to step down following allegations of sexual misconduct. Franken, a former comedian who was seen as a rising star in the Democratic Party before accusations surfaced three weeks ago that he had groped or tried to kiss women without their consent, was discussing the matter with his family on Wednesday and no final decision about his future had been made, his office said. Minnesota Public Radio, citing a Democratic official who had spoken to the senator and aides, reported Franken would resign.