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What We Know About The Woman Groped By Al Franken

Katie Jerkovich

She’s been recognized for her ‘outstanding contribution to America’s Armed Forces’

Navy Apologizes After Its Pilot Drew This In The Skies [PHOTOS]

Defense | Dave Brooks
PACIFIC OCEAN (June 6, 2011) An F/A-18C Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 113 breaks the sound barrier during an air power demonstration over the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are currently underway in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Travis K. Mendoza/Released)

‘We are holding the crew accountable’

NAACP Expresses Racial Profiling Concerns As Police Hunt For Killer

US | Amber Randall
Reverend Doctor William Barber II, president of the NAACP's North Carolina chapter and leader of the "Moral Monday" civil rights protests, speaks out against the state's HB2 "bathroom law" that restricts members of the LGBT community from using the bathroom of their choice, during a demonstration outside the state legislature in Raleigh, North Carolina on May 16, 2016.To match Feature USA-LGBT/BLACKS REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

‘He engaged me’

Minnesota Dems Call For Franken's Head

Politics | Jack Crowe
Two prominent members of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor party called on Minnesota Sen. Al Franken to step down hours after the Democratic lawmaker was accused of forcibly kissing and groping a female radio host. (Photo: MSNBC/Screenshot/Youtube)

‘We can’t have a double standard’

Drexel Students Occupy Provost's Office, Demand Reinstatement Of Communist 'White Genocide' Prof

Education | Rob Shimshock
PHILADELPHIA - JUNE 11: Students walk past Drexel University building on June 11, 2013 in Philadelphia. The university exists since 1891 and had 25,500 students in 2012 (Shutterstock/Tupungato)

‘I’m assuming they have,’ said the provost, when asked whether donors had left

Father Bumps Into Abducted Son At The Mall Nine Months After He Was Taken

Video | Gabrielle Okun

Charged with trafficking children

Texas Budget To Include $20 Million For Pro-Life Options

US | Grace Carr
Lone Star Flag of the State of Texas, USA (Richard A McMillin/shutterstock_396674719)

‘Greater self-sufficiency’

St. Louis Police Now Subjected To Monthly Readings About Not Hurting Journalists

US | Anders Hagstrom
Police officers watch demonstrators as they continue to protest after the not guilty verdict in the murder trial of Jason Stockley, a former St. Louis police officer, charged with the 2011 shooting of Anthony Lamar Smith, who was black, in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S., September 17, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Lott

Protects from ‘unwarranted arrests’

Elon Musk Asks Customers To Pay Now For A Semi That Won't Be Built For Two Years

Business | Chris White
Tesla's new electric semi truck is unveiled during a presentation in Hawthorn, California, U.S., November 16, 2017. (Photo: REUTERS/Alexandria Sage)

‘This could present another distraction’

Trump Might Get His 355 Ship Navy, But Not For A Long Time

Defense | Saagar Enjeti
PACIFIC OCEAN (April 29, 2013) The guided-missile cruiser USS Princeton (CG 59), the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Guadalupe (T-AO 200), and the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) participate in a replenishment at sea while the guided-missile destroyers USS Momsen (DDG 92) and USS Preble (DDG 88) are underway in formation. Nimitz and Princeton are currently on a Western Pacific deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Michael D. Cole/Released)

‘It shall be the policy of the United States’

Doctor Pleads Guilty In $30 Million Medicare Fraud Case

US | Nick Givas
A stethoscope rests on a container of hand sanitizer inside of the doctor's office of One Medical Group in New York March 17, 2010. (Photo: REUTERS/Lucas Jackson)

‘Bilked Medicare and Medicaid out of millions’

FACT CHECK: Is US Defense Spending At Near-Historic Lows?

Defense | Kush Desai

Check Your Fact

The USS Ronald Reagan in waters around Okinawa southwest of the Korean peninsula, October 9, 2017. U.S. Navy/Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kenneth Abbate/via REUTERS

Annual defense spending has fluctuated significantly since World War II

Officials Shut Down Keystone Pipeline After Oil Leak Discovered In South Dakota

Energy | Chris White
FILE PHOTO - A TransCanada Keystone Pipeline pump station operates outside Steele City, Nebraska, U.S. on March 10, 2014. REUTERS/Lane Hickenbottom/File Photo

The leak was contained within minutes

Minister Who Defended Roy Moore Goes OFF On The Media

Politics | Henry Rodgers

‘Frothing at the mouth’

Sarah Palin: No One Would Harass Me Because 'They Know I'm Probably Packing'

Politics | Thomas Phippen

‘It’s a serious issue’

Judge Rules Police Need Warrant To Monitor Cellphone Traffic

Tech | Anders Hagstrom
An Apple staff member demonstrates a new Verizon iPhone 4 at Verizon's iPhone 4 launch event in New York, in this file picture taken January 11, 2011. (Brendan McDermid/REUTERS)

‘Instrument of eavesdropping’

REPORT: Trump's Interior Secretary Didn't Keep Complete Travel Records

Energy | Tim Pearce
U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is interviewed by Reuters in Boston

‘Several pertinent trips’

Senators Give Al Franken's PAC Money Back To Women's Military Groups

Politics | Grace Carr
Kirsten Gillibrand (Getty Images)

‘Give back all the money’

Roy Moore Calls For McConnell To Step Down

Politics | Thomas Phippen

‘I don’t have hemorrhoids’

ICE Nabs More Than 200 MS-13 Members In Nationwide Anti-Gang Operation

US | Will Racke
Tom Homan, Director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, answers questions in front of gang related photos from the MS-13 gang during a daily briefing at the White House July 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. Homan answered a range of questions during the briefing. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

More than a quarter came to US as unaccompanied minors

Teacher Charged With Assault Is Still Collecting His $98,000 Salary

US | Gabrielle Okun
A mother wants to sue the Education Department after a New York teacher, who was arrested after allegedly slapping the Bronx mom's 12-year-old daughter, is still receiving his $98,000 salary. (Photo: Shutterstock/ Syda Productions)

‘My daughter is not safe’

Bipartisan Group Of Senators Want To Unleash Funds For States Ravaged By Overdoses

US | Steve Birr
A used needle sits on the ground in a park in Lawrence, Massachusetts, U.S., May 30, 2017, where individuals were arrested earlier in the day during raids to break up heroin and fentanyl drug rings in the region, according to law enforcement officials. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

‘Resources to where they’re needed most’

Here Are The House Republicans Who Voted 'No' On Tax Reform

Politics | Jack Crowe

New Jersey, New York and California

Transgender Athletes In New Jersey Don't Have To Prove Gender Anymore

Education | Grace Carr
Sports balls on the field with yard line. (Shutterstock/Guzel Studio)

‘On with the times’

NAACP Meets With Tampa Police Chief Over Concerns On Serial Killer Investigation

US | Amber Randall
Bishop Tonyia Rawls, the openly gay pastor of Charlotte's Sacred Souls Community Church and founder of The Freedom Center for Social Justice, raises her fist as the Reverend Doctor William Barber II (R), president of the NAACP's North Carolina chapter and leader of the "Moral Monday" civil rights protests, speaks against the state's HB2 "bathroom law" that restricts members of the LGBT community from using the bathroom of their choice, during a demonstration outside the state legislature in Raleigh, North Carolina on May 16, 2016. To match Feature USA-LGBT/BLACKS REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

‘What are their plans to catch the guy?’

EXCLUSIVE: Obama Rarely Prosecuted Criminals Who Sought To Buy Guns Illegally

Investigative Group | Richard Pollock
Attorney General Eric Holder makes a statement about the grand jury decision not to seek an indictment in the Staten Island death of Eric Garner during an arrest in July, in Washington

‘What’s the point of making it a crime if you don’t enforce it?’

Meet The Lone Republican Senator Opposing Tax Reform

Politics | Jack Crowe
Senators Attend Foreign Relations Committee Hearing On Ukraine

‘We’re leaving those pass-through businesses behind’

State Senator Accuses Fellow Lawmaker Of Sexual Harassment

Politics | Nick Givas
People participate in a protest march for survivors of sexual assault and their supporters in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California U.S. November 12, 2017. (Photo: REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson)

‘Women in the Capitol, do NOT want you to touch them’

Florida City Wipes Confederate Names Off Streets

US | Rob Shimshock
The statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee sits at the center of the park formerly dedicated to him, the site of recent violent demonstrations in Charlottesville, Virginia, U.S. August 18, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

‘It’s been over 15 years’

Joe Scarborough Goes Full Drumpf For Christmas

Media | Thomas Phippen
MSNBC host Joe Scarborough performs on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (YouTube screengrab/The Late Show with Stephen Colbert)

‘That orange creep that children call the Drumpf’

Democratic Senators Grill Education Department Nominees

Education | Rob Shimshock
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos makes remarks during a major policy address on Title IX enforcement, which in college covers sexual harassment, rape and assault, at George Mason University, in Arlington, Virginia, U.S., September 7, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Theiler

‘No child should be subjected to bullying’

Franken Accused Of Sexual Assault One Day After Lecturing Judicial Nominees About Respect

Politics | Kevin Daley
Sen. Al Franken at a committee hearing in Oct. 2017. (YouTube screenshot:Live On-Air News)

‘I think it was meant to deride a young woman’

Colorado Doctors Claim They've Found First Marijuana Overdose Death

US | Nick Givas
Several varieties of marijuana buds are displayed for sale at a medical marijuana center in Denver April 2, 2012. With Colorado voters set in November to decide whether to defy the federal government and legalize marijuana for recreational use under state law, the enforcement division could play a key role in bringing a black market pot trade out of the shadows. Picture taken April 2. To match Feature USA-MARIJUANA/COLORADO REUTERS/Rick Wilking

‘I’m going to have to call ‘BS’ on this one’

Ex-Google Engineer Is Starting His Own Artificial Intelligence Church

Tech | Eric Lieberman
A 'robot priest' wearing a Buddhist robe chants sutras at it beats a wooden fish during its demonstration at Life Ending Industry EXPO 2017 in Tokyo, Japan August 23, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon - RTS1CXL3

‘makes lightning or causes hurricanes’

3,000 Attend Funeral Of 8 Family Members Killed In Sutherland Springs Shooting

US | Joshua Gill
Balloons are released during a funeral service for six members of the Holcombe family and 3 members of the Hill family, victims of the Sutherland Springs Baptist church shooting, in Sutherland Springs, Texas, U.S. November 15, 2017. REUTERS/Darren Abate

‘Hundreds more tried to join’

Franken Vowed To Stand Behind Sexual Assault Victims. But Now He's Being Accused

US | Amber Randall
Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) speaks during a demonstration against the Republican repeal of the Affordable Care Act, outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., June 21, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

‘Unacceptable’

Transgender Inmates Sues Because Prison Won't Let Him Get A Mammogram

US | Grace Carr
Prison inmates head out to the day’s work of battling the blazes at fire command center in Santa Rosa, California, U.S October 14, 2017. REUTERS/Heather Somerville.

‘They have traumatized her’

Shocking End To Menendez Corruption Trial

Politics | Kevin Daley
Senator Bob Menendez (C) arrives to face trial for federal corruption charges with his children Alicia Menendez (L) and Robert Melendez, Jr. (R) at United States District Court for the District of New Jersey in Newark, New Jersey, U.S., September 6, 2017. REUTERS/Joe Penney

‘A futile exercise’

UN Green Climate Fund's Financials Take Huge Hit During Trump Era

Energy | Chris White
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks about his recent trip to Asia in the Diplomatic Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., November 15, 2017. (Photo: REUTERS/Joshua Roberts)

The fund has only secured $10.3 billion

Woman Accuses Franken ... See The Damning Photo

Politics | Thomas Phippen

‘I’m still angry at what Al Franken did to me’

Army Rescinds Policy Allowing Self-Mutilators To Get Waivers To Join

US | Jonah Bennett
The Army has decided to abandon plans to issue waivers to recruits with a history of self-mutilation or other mental health problems. (Photo: Phuangphech/Shutterstock)

Memo was ‘terrible’

Ron Johnson: 'I Really, Seriously Doubt' Moore Would Be A Senator 'For Very Long'

Politics | Robert Donachie
REUTERS/James Lawler Duggan

‘Resign from being a candidate’

BREAKING NEWS: Cult Leader Charles Manson Rushed To California Hospital

US | Anders Hagstrom
CORCORAN STATE PRISON - MARCH 18: In this handout photo from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Charles Manson, 74, is seen March 18, 2009 at Corcoran State Prison, California. Manson is serving a life sentence for conspiring to murder seven people during the "Manson family" killings in 1969. The picture was taken as a regular update of the prison's files. (Photo by California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation via Getty Images)

His condition is unknown

Immigration Agency Reverses Position On DACA Renewals, Says It Will Accept Some Late Applications

Politics | Will Racke
Nevada Senate Majority Leader Aaron D. Ford (D-Las Vegas) (3rd L) joins immigrants and supporters as they march on the Las Vegas Strip during a "We Rise for the Dream" rally to oppose U.S. President Donald Trump's order to end DACA on September 10, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program protects young immigrants who grew up in the U.S. after arriving with their undocumented parents from deportation to a foreign country. Trump's executive order removes protection for about 800,000 current "dreamers," about 13,000 of whom live in Nevada. Congress has the option to replace the policy with legislation before DACA expires on March 5, 2018. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Mail delays

Residents Switch Up Routines As Killer Hunts Their Neighborhood

US | Amber Randall
Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputies secure the scene surrounding a home where a sinkhole opened up and swallowed a man in Seffner, Florida, March 1, 2013. The 36-year-old Florida man was feared dead on Friday after the sinkhole suddenly opened beneath the bedroom of his suburban Tampa home swallowing him, police and fire officials said. Rescuers responded to a 911 call late on Thursday after the man's family reported hearing a loud crash in the house and rushed to his bedroom. REUTERS/Brian Blanco

‘Everyone is on edge’

Down Syndrome Abortion Ban Clears The Ohio Senate

US | Grace Carr
Gammy, a baby born with Down's Syndrome, is held by his surrogate mother Pattaramon Janbua (not seen) at a hospital in Chonburi province August 3, 2014. According to Pattaramon, his Australian parents, through a local surrogate agency, asked her at her 7th month of pregnancy to terminate it because of his Down's Syndrome but she refused and kept the baby. The Australian parents instead took with them Gammy's twin sister who was born healthy. More than 3 million Thai baht ($93,360) was raised through an online campaign in Thailand in less than a day for the medical treatment of Gammy who suffers from potentially life threatening heart conditions and a serious lung infection, local media reported. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

‘Protecting the unborn’

Actor Terry Crews Names Hollywood Exec In Groping Accusation

Entertainment | Anders Hagstrom
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 29: Actor Terry Crews visits The Jenny McCarthy Show' at the SiriusXM Studios SiriusXM Studios on September 29, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

‘Squeezes my genitals’

Report: Alabama State GOP Still Standing With Moore

Politics | Henry Rodgers
JACKSON, AL - NOVEMBER 14: Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Judge Roy Moore speaks during a campaign event at the Walker Springs Road Baptist Church on November 14, 2017 in Jackson, Alabama. The embattled candidate has been accused of sexual misconduct with underage girls when he was in his 30s. (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images)

‘Maintaining support’

Hillary Clinton Gave This Absurd Reason For Why She Shouldn't Be Investigated

Politics | Henry Rodgers
DANVILLE, PA - NOVEMBER 09: Hillary Rodham Clinton delivers keynote during the Geisinger National Symposium, "From Crisis to Cure: Revitalizing America's Healthcare System," on November 9, 2017 in Danville, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Lisa Lake/Getty Images for Geisinger Symposium)

‘Incredibly demoralizing’

Sessions Expands List Of Sanctuary Jurisdictions That Could Lose Federal Funds

Politics | Will Racke
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions (C) sits with guests before speaking on the growing trend of violent crime in sanctuary cities during an event on the Port of Miami in Miami, Florida, U.S., August 16, 2017. REUTERS/Joe Skipper

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Another Woman Comes Forward Against Roy Moore: 'He Grabbed It'

Politics | Henry Rodgers
JACKSON, AL - NOVEMBER 14: Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Judge Roy Moore speaks during a campaign event at the Walker Springs Road Baptist Church on November 14, 2017 in Jackson, Alabama. The embattled candidate has been accused of sexual misconduct with underage girls when he was in his 30s. (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images)

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