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Senator Al Franken Blasts Mitch McConnell On Senate Floor For Blocking President Obama’s Supreme Court Nominee

New Minnesota Democratic Senator Al Franken speaks to reporters in the Capitol in Washington

Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…U.S. Senator Al Franken, the Minnesota Democrat, took to the Senate floor this week to blast U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other Senate Republicans for trying to block President Barack Obama from appointing a replacement for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who recently died…