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Leeann Tweeden Tipped Conservative Media Machine Prior to Franken Claims

Leeann Tweeden claims she called out Sen. Al Franken for sexual harassment as an act of conscience to help other women, but she also took steps to get maximum publicity by tipping off conservative media in an orchestrated campaign before going public. The revelation was made, perhaps inadvertently, by Doug McIntyre, a conservative columnist for The Los Angeles Daily News....

Al Franken Accuser Leeann Tweeden’s Claims Shredded by Internet Sleuths

Al Franken accuser Leeann Tweeden is facing a storm of suspicion on social media. Internet sleuths are shredding her claims about her interactions with Franken on a 2006 USO Tour in Iraq, including claims a “boob grab” photo has been digitally altered. The gag photo, which shows Franken reaching for Tweeden’s breasts, while she sleeps in a flak vest on an Air Force jet, is the most damning evidence of Tweeden’s claims....

Is Al Franken Being Railroaded by Hard-Core, Trump-Supporting Zealots?

Isn’t it amazing, suddenly, out of nowhere, Minnesota Sen. Al Franken, is being accused of sexual assault–by two Trump supporters, no less–just as Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation is bearing fruit and the GOP’s Alabama Senate candidate is turning out to be a serial child molester? Added to that, Vice President Pence and Don Jr. are twisting slowly in the wind; Attorney General Jeff Sessions is proving to be a flat-out liar; Trump can’t seem to keep track of the mass shootings and the Dems have taken Virginia and Oklahoma....

Roy Moore, Donald Trump Accusers May Testify in Al Franken Ethics Probe

Al Franken’s Senate Ethics Committee investigation into allegations he sexually harassed a former Playboy model on a 2006 USO Tour, could open the door for Roy Moore and Donald Trump accusers to testify under oath about sexual misconduct allegations. Former Playboy model and Hooter’s hostess Leeann Tweeden explosively accused Sen. Franken of groping her and forcefully kissing her during the tour....

Stephen Colbert Tackles Politics of Sexual Misconduct on Capitol Hill (See!)

Stephen Colbert provided some equal-opportunity insights into sexual harassment allegations against Minnesota Sen. Al Franken and child molestation charges against Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore. But beware false equivalency. Franken was put on the spot after he was accused by Leeann Tweeden, a former Hooter girl, Playboy model and protege of hard-right commentator Sean Hannity....

Franken Foil Leeann Tweeden a Hard-Right Hannity Protégé, Hooter’s Girl

Leeann Tweeden, who explosively accused Sen. Al Franken of groping her during a 2006 USO trip, once worked as a scantily clad Hooter’s restaurant waitress, posed for Playboy twice–including nude– and was a talking head on two Sean Hannity Fox News shows. While Tweeden’s background doesn’t excuse Franken’s behavior, it does provide some context to her charges, which may exaggerated and politically motivated....