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November 30, 2017
Sen. Al Franken is seen in this 2013 file photo at Moorhead High School in Moorhead, Minn. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
New misconduct allegation leveled against Franken on USO tour
November 30, 2017 - 9:35am
November 28, 2017
Al Habib Ullah, a graduate student at North Dakota State University, may be forced to drop out of school if the House GOP tax plan becomes law. It would tax tuition waivers received by graduate assistants. Blake Gumprecht / Forum News Service
House tuition waiver tax plan could be devastating for grad students
November 28, 2017 - 7:58pm
Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on July 11, 2017.  Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer.
After Franken, Democrats struggle for steady harassment message
November 28, 2017 - 12:06pm
November 27, 2017
President Donald Trump arrives at the White House in Washington, after spending his Thanksgiving break in Florida at his club, Mar-a Lago, Nov. 26, 2017.
Trump could personally benefit from last-minute change to Senate tax bill
November 27, 2017 - 11:51am
November 22, 2017
Tim Miller
Republican Tim Miller hopes to take on Collin Peterson
November 22, 2017 - 5:50am
November 18, 2017
Rick Nolan
As Nolan votes, challengers hit back on taxes
November 18, 2017 - 8:00pm
November 17, 2017
U.S. Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota listens to health experts give suggestions Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, about how to improve rural health care. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Franken talk abounds, but senator quiet
November 17, 2017 - 7:41pm
November 16, 2017
Undated courtesy photo, circa Feb. 2015, of Ken Martin, who was re-elected in Feb. 2015 to a third two-year term as chairman of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party. Photo courtesy of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party.
Minnesotan leaders tough on Franken incident
November 16, 2017 - 6:54pm
Elected Minnesota officials surround U.S. Sen. Al Franken on Oct. 29, 2014, as Democrats launch a pre-election tour. On Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, many women political leaders criticized Franken for reports that he treated a female entertainer inapprorpiately. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Franken no stranger to upsetting women
November 16, 2017 - 3:55pm
November 15, 2017
No action by Congress or ATF on the device used in Las Vegas shooting
November 15, 2017 - 10:45am
November 12, 2017
Andrew Harrer /Bloomberg

Tax code books sit on a table as the House Ways and Means Committee begins markup of the GOP tax bill on Nov. 6.
House won't accept repeal of local tax break, Brady says
November 12, 2017 - 10:41pm
November 11, 2017
Paula Overby
Transgender candidate announces U.S. Senate campaign in Minn., seeking Green Party endorsement
November 11, 2017 - 1:48am
October 16, 2017
President Donald Trump speaks on tax reform in Harrisburg, Pa., on Oct. 11, 2017. Trump took his campaign for tax cuts to another key battleground state on Wednesday in search of elusive Democratic votes as he argued that his plan would benefit middle-class Americans, like truck drivers, more than it would help his fellow business tycoons. (Tom Brenner/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
The average American family will get $4,000 from tax cuts, Trump team says
October 16, 2017 - 8:25am
October 2, 2017
File photo of Sen. Carla Nelson, R-Rochester. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Service
Rochester senator in U.S. House race
October 2, 2017 - 5:23pm
September 28, 2017
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, left, with President Donald Trump during a meeting at the White House in Washington, March 7, 2017. Scalise has played for years in the annual charity congressional baseball game. He was shot in the hip during a practice for the game on June 14. Doug Mills/The New York Times. Copyright of the New York Times.
'I'm back': Rep. Steve Scalise returns to Congress, 15 weeks after shooting
September 28, 2017 - 10:20am