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Franken on Running for Office Again: ĎI Havenít Ruled It Outí
WFB ^ | 30 July 2018 | David Rutz

Posted on 07/31/2018 1:21:02 AM PDT by Rummyfan

Former Sen. Al Franken (D., Minn.) said he hadn't ruled out the possibility of running for public office again during an interview with a CBS Minnesota television station on Monday.

Franken attended the dedication of Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig High School on the Leech Lake Indian Reservation. He sat on the Indian Affairs Committee in the U.S. Senate and helped secure $12 million in funding for new facilities to replace the old one, which was in dismal condition.

"That means a lot to me. It was very moving for me. It was very gratifying. I put my heart in the job," Franken said. "I miss the whole job. I loved that job, I loved the job as Senator."

"Will you run for office again?" WCCO-TV reporter Esme Murphy asked.

"Well, see, if I say anything there, you'll put it in the story. I don’t know. I don't know," Franken said. "I haven’t ruled it out, and I haven’t ruled it in."

Franken resigned during his second term in January after multiple women came forward to accuse him of past unwanted touching and kissing, although he did so with clear reluctance. Gov. Mark Dayton (D.) appointed Sen. Tina Smith (D., Minn.) to fill his seat.

The former comedian was a popular progressive voice in the Senate, and some allies remain upset he was pressured into stepping down without an Ethics Committee investigation.

His wife Franni said Franken's abrupt resignation had been difficult for them.

"It has been a challenge, but we do get to spend more time together, and I think there are times that both us would like to spend less time together," she joked.


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Minnesota; US: New York
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"It has been a challenge, but we do get to spend more time together, and I think there are times that both us would like to spend less time together," she joked.

I'll bet!

1 posted on 07/31/2018 1:21:02 AM PDT by Rummyfan
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His wife Franni said Franken's abrupt resignation had been difficult for them

Wonder if Franni likes to watch when Al is banging other real young chicks...

2 posted on 07/31/2018 1:34:27 AM PDT by kiryandil (Never pick a fight with an angry beehive)
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We’re talking REAL young chicks - like, ten, eleven, twelve year olds...


3 posted on 07/31/2018 1:36:09 AM PDT by kiryandil (Never pick a fight with an angry beehive)
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To: Rummyfan

This is the result of marrying a completely worthless a$$hole. From the song:

“I spoke to your mother the other night, I told her I though you were an a$$hole.” “She said I guess you’re right.” “And all your friends are a$$holes and you have an a$$hole for a wife!”


4 posted on 07/31/2018 1:36:14 AM PDT by vette6387
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To: Rummyfan

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5 posted on 07/31/2018 1:41:37 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland US. There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: Rummyfan

Power is VERY addictive.


6 posted on 07/31/2018 1:42:57 AM PDT by null and void (Equality is important, but quality is paramount.)
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To: Rummyfan

Franken, the candidate that feels for you.


7 posted on 07/31/2018 2:11:30 AM PDT by Darksheare (Those who support liberal "Republicans" summarily support every action by same.)
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To: Darksheare

And who steals elections.


8 posted on 07/31/2018 2:31:11 AM PDT by snarkytart
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To: Rummyfan

The democrats already have a full slate of failed comics in Washington.....


9 posted on 07/31/2018 2:54:54 AM PDT by Vlad The Inhaler (Liberalism is the philosophy of sniveling brats. - P.J. ORourke)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...
Thanks Rummyfan.

10 posted on 07/31/2018 3:10:31 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (www.tapatalk.com/groups/godsgravesglyphs/, forum.darwincentral.org, www.gopbriefingroom.com)
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That was exactly my thought. It's like "I had a taste of it. I'll do whatever it takes to get back to that. Anything"

Reference: Hillary Clinton

11 posted on 07/31/2018 3:15:57 AM PDT by Hardastarboard (Three most annoying words on the internet - "Watch the Video")
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To: Rummyfan

On the reservation, Franken is known as Chief Gropintweeden...


12 posted on 07/31/2018 3:16:43 AM PDT by OrangeHoof (CNN - the most busted name in news.)
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To: Rummyfan
A picture that is woth a thousand words:


13 posted on 07/31/2018 3:22:45 AM PDT by Reverend Wright (I am a Putin bot. And I approve this message.)
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To: Rummyfan

Became a senator by open fraud, abused the office when he held it, molested women whenever there was an opportunity. Sure, he totally needs to be back in office.


14 posted on 07/31/2018 3:38:37 AM PDT by exDemMom (Current visual of the hole the US continues to dig itself into: http://www.usdebtclock.org/)
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To: Rummyfan
The final word on Mr. Franken:


15 posted on 07/31/2018 3:41:29 AM PDT by Mmmike
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To: exDemMom

He represents the “party of now standards”; why wouldn’t he run? Not like his base cares...


16 posted on 07/31/2018 3:45:21 AM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic warfare against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: Rummyfan

Letter to my Boss.

I have enjoyed working here these past several years. You have paid me very well and given me benefits beyond belief. I have 3-4 months off per year and a pension plan that will pay my salary till the day I die and then pay my estate one year salary death bonus and then continue to pay my spouse my salary with increases until he (or she) dies and a health plan that most people can only dream of having i.e. no deductible whatsoever.

Despite this, I plan to take the next 12-18 months to find a new position. During this time I will show up for work when it is convenient for me. In addition, I fully expect to draw my full salary and all the other perks associated with my current job.

Oh yes, if my search for this new job proves fruitless, I will be coming back with no loss in pay or status. Before you say anything, remember that you have no choice in this matter. I can, and I will do this.

Sincerely,
Every Senator or Congressman running for re-election

Are we stupid or what?

YES WE ARE STUPID


17 posted on 07/31/2018 4:10:44 AM PDT by sodpoodle (Life is prickly - carry tweezers)
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To: null and void

He still has another 300 votes in a box in the trunk of his car in case he needs them.


18 posted on 07/31/2018 4:36:54 AM PDT by Sasparilla ( I'm Not Tired of Winning)
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To: sodpoodle

Congress will not reform itself. We have to do it for them.


19 posted on 07/31/2018 4:48:46 AM PDT by Rummyfan (In any war between the civilized man and the savage, support the civilized man. Support Israel.)
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To: Rummyfan

There are a lot of asses out there that need grabbing.


20 posted on 07/31/2018 4:56:49 AM PDT by Titus-Maximus (The trouble with socialism is that you soon run out of other people's zoo animals to eat.)
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