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Speculation Over Potential Replacement for Vacant Minnesota Senate Seat

Several names are popping up and it's the million dollar question in Minnesota politics right now. KMSP Fox 9's Christina Palladino reports from St. Paul.

ST. PAUL, Minn. — There is speculation over who will replace Minnesota Senator Al Franken. Several names are popping up and it’s the million dollar question in Minnesota politics right now. Who will replace Senator Franken? The two-term senator resigned last week amid several allegations of sexual misconduct by various women. Now, one of the names mentioned to replace Franken…

Gov. Dayton Calling on State Rep. Cornish to Resign Over Sexual Harassment Allegations

Schoen and Cornish have both denied the allegations

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls the sexual harassment allegations at the State Capitol, “atrocities.” The governor has spoken out for the first time since allegations surfaced against at least two lawmakers. Multiple women have accused Republican State Representative Tony Cornish of sexual harassment. State Senator Dan Schoen, a member of the governor’s own Democratic Party, has…

Gov. Dayton Calling on State Senator, Police Officer to Resign Over Sexual Harassment Claims

Political leaders from both sides of the aisle are calling on Schoen to resign

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says a state senator who works as a police officer and is accused of sexual harassment should resign. State Sen. Dan Schoen, like Dayton a Democrat, is accused of behavior ranging from unwanted attention to women to physically grabbing a woman from behind. He says the allegations are false. Political leaders…