In the nearly five years since Al Franken resigned from the Senate in disgrace following several allegations of groping and other inappropriate sexual behavior, he has slowly mounted a comeback. But instead of trying to work his way back into the political sphere, he has returned to his original love: comedy. There have been late-night guest appearances with old friends like Conan O’Brien and Bill Maher , a weekly podcast where he interviews former colleagues like Senator Amy Klobuchar and former SNL cast member Chris Rock, and even a stand-up tour of theaters and comedy clubs across the country. On Tuesday night, Franken made what may have been his highest-profile move yet when he joined comedians like Chelsea Handler and Dana Carvey in guest-hosting for Jimmy Kimmel. He introduced himself as “the only former U.S. senator to guest-host Jimmy Kimmel Live! ,” before insisting, “Tonight is not about politics, it’s about comedy and having fun.” … [Read more...] about Al Franken Sounds Off on ‘Huge Dick’ Ted Cruz in ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ Guest-Hosting Gig
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WASHINGTON — The Senate overwhelmingly approved on Thursday a $40 billion emergency military and humanitarian aid package for Ukraine, moving quickly and with little debate to deepen the United States’ support for an increasingly costly and protracted fight against a brutal Russian invasion. The measure, paired with an initial emergency infusion of aid to Kyiv that was approved in March, amounts to the largest package of foreign aid passed by Congress in at least two decades, bringing to roughly $54 billion the total American investment in the war in just over two months. The lopsided vote, with just 11 senators in opposition — all Republicans — reflected the remarkable bipartisan support on Capitol Hill for a massive investment in Ukraine’s war effort, which propelled the bill through the House last week. And the speed with which it moved through Congress, where the leaders of both parties raised few questions about how much money was being spent or what it would be used for, was … [Read more...] about The Senate overwhelmingly approves $40 billion in aid to Ukraine, sending it to Biden.
0 Schools Based in Boston for the past 121 years, the Boston Red Sox have won 9 World Series titles and 14 American League pennants. Press Release Desk , News Partner Posted Reply Press release from San Diego Unified School District: December 6, 2022 SAN DIEGO - A top female executive from one of Major League Baseball’s most decorated teams made a stop at Hoover High School Monday to inspire female students and athletes to dream big. The Boston Red Sox’s Pamela Kenn, who currently serves as the team’s Vice President of Community Relations, took photos with the female athletes and provided them words of encouragement about being a woman in a male-dominated business. “I spend a lot of time being the only woman in the room. It took some time to get used to, but I realized I brought much more to the table,” Kenn told the female athletes. “I brought diversity of thought, different emotions, and different survival … [Read more...] about San Diego Unified School District: Inspiring Girls In Sports: Boston Red Sox Female Executive Visits Hoover High School Students
close Video Brit Hume: GOP has to carry the burden of explaining, defending, or criticizing Trump Fox News senior political analyst Brit Hume reacts to Donald Trump's recent statement on the U.S. Constitution on 'Special Report with Bret Baier.' FIRST ON FOX : The leading super PAC aligned with former President Donald Trump is sitting on $55 million in its coffers as the 2024 presidential election cycle gets underway. MAGA Inc.'s cash on hand, which was shared first with Fox News on Thursday, comes mostly from a massive transfer of funds in late October from Trump's Save America political committee, as the super PAC has yet to launch its fundraising operations. The super PAC reports bringing in $40 million during the Oct. 20-Nov. 28 reporting period, with most of the funding coming from the Save America contribution. Some of the former president's leading political advisers and aides launched MAGA Inc. in late September, initially to … [Read more...] about First on Fox: Trump-aligned super PAC has $55 million in the bank as 2024 presidential campaign gets underway