Franken takes one for the team

donsurber.blogspot.com | 12/7/2017 | Don Surber
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Groping for a way to move Democrats a seat closer to taking the Senate, Al Franken may be taking one for the team by resigning for being an ****.

As I outlined last month, Franken would resign to try to hurt Republican Judge Roy Moore's chances in next week's Senate election in Alabama. A Democratic governor will appoint Franken's successor for a net gain of one seat for Democrats.

Franken - Years - Seniority - Prospects - Senate

At 66, Franken has only 8 years seniority and has no prospects to be in Senate leadership.

It is either run for president -- ha! -- or play the string out. Trump came close enough in Minnesota in 2016 to give Democrats concerns about Franken's re-election in 2020.

Franken - Senate - Light - Scandal

So it looks like Franken has felt up to to quitting the Senate in light of his groping scandal.

Every woman Democrat in the Senate grabbed attention and called for him to...
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