Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Al Franken Resigns from the Senate Despite Support and Questions that He’s Been Railroaded from Office


Al Franken resigned from the US Senate today. A lot of questions remain about whether and how he was railroaded from office. Not everyone agrees with this decision. I think Minnesota, especially, will regret losing such a great advocate.

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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