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MINNEAPOLIS | Nominees for Franken’s Minnesota seat reflect #MeToo’s rise

MINNEAPOLIS  — The sudden downfall of Sen. Al Franken amid the rise of the #MeToo movement set the course for a two-woman race to finish his term, part of an unusual primary Tuesday featuring both of Minnesota’s Senate seats on the same ballot. Franken’s successor, Democratic Sen. Tina Smith, easily defeated a former Republican ethics … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS | Nominees for Franken’s Minnesota seat reflect #MeToo’s rise

MINNEAPOLIS | Favorites for Franken’s Minnesota seat reflect #MeToo’s rise

MINNEAPOLIS— The sudden downfall of Sen. Al Franken amid the rise of the #MeToo movement set the course for what could be a two-woman race to finish his term, part of an unusual primary Tuesday featuring both of Minnesota’s Senate seats on the same ballot. Franken’s successor, Democrat Tina Smith, and the endorsed Republican candidate, … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS | Favorites for Franken’s Minnesota seat reflect #MeToo’s rise