Mr. Brown joins a growing number of his female Democratic colleagues to request the investigation, and was one of two male senators to do so, along with Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., said he expected Franken to resign at that time.
In the wake of allegations of sexual harassment and midconduct levied against Sen.
The calls come as a seventh woman is accusing Franken of harassment, telling a news outlet that he tried to forcibly kiss her three years before he took office. I am concerned that even a prompt Ethics Committee investigation and recommendations will not come soon enough.
Franken's office said in a brief statement that he will have an announcement on Thursday, details to come.
The developments reached as far as Alabama, where Democratic Senate candidate Doug Jones also called on Franken to resign. "While he's entitled to an Ethics Committee hearing, I believe he should step aside to let someone else serve".
"I'm shocked and appalled by Sen". Al Franken of forcibly trying to kiss her - this time after a taping of his radio show in 2006.
Plot to kill British prime minister May foiled
The men were arrested last week following a joint operation by MI5, the UK's counter-terrorism security service, and police. Officials said it was the 22nd foiled plot since March as hundreds of terrorist suspects remain under investigation.
"It shrunk me. It's like I was no longer a person, only ornamental", Ms. Dupuy wrote in her article.
"Senator Klobuchar personally spoke with Senator Franken this morning". Lindsay Graham and others, Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-Willsboro, said, "We must do more as a Congress and as a nation to protect our places of employment and ensure men and women can pursue their careers and their opportunities safely". We as elected leaders should absolutely be held to a higher standard, not a lower standard, and we should fundamentally be valuing women.
Last month, Los Angeles anchor and model Leeann Tweeden accused Franken of trying to kiss her and groping her breasts while she slept during a USO tour. She saw Mr. Franken, Minnesota Democrat, at the party and asked for a photo.
"This allegation is categorically not true and the idea that I would claim this as my right as an entertainer is preposterous", Franken said.
Hassan wrote that Franken "has engaged in a pattern of egregious and unacceptable behavior toward women".
Sens. Claire McCaskill of Missouri, Patty Murray of Washington, Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire, Kamala Harris of California, Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin, Debbie Stabenow of Michigan, Sen.
Plusieurs écoles ont suspendu leurs cours et la Croix-Rouge de Ventura a ouvert des abris pour les personnes évacués. Jusqu'ici, plus de 35 000 hectares ont été brûlés et des dizaines de milliers de personnes ont dû être évacuées.
Un portavoz del jugador del Real Madrid ha señalado que desconocían la existencia de esta y también el posterior cierre. Por ejemplo, el diario inglés Daily Mail, tituló de manera irónica "Mi padre es mejor que tú" en su edición impresa.
La Ville de Paris avait dans un premier temps imaginé implanter cette salle à proximité immédiate de l'AccorHotels Arena (12e). Elle comportera 7.500 places et sera construite entre le boulevard es Maréchaux et la gare des Mines.
In May, he took over the theatre command from Lucky Irabor who is now coordinating the multinational joint task force (MNJTF). In June, barely a month after Ibrahim took over, Boko Haram insurgents attacked Maiduguri, the Borno state capital.
Liang, who pleaded guilty to conspiracy past year and has been cooperating with prosecutors, has appealed his sentence. In a deal with prosecutors , Schmidt earlier agreed to enter a guilty plea in exchange for a lesser sentence.
No injuries or structural damage is reported, although some homes in the Bel-Air neighborhood and the Getty Center are threatened. The Rye Fire, which prompted a closure of I-5 at the Grapevine, has burned 7,000 and was 5 percent surrounded.
Arkansas, SMU's Chad Morris agree to 6-year contract
The University of Arkansas will hire SMU's Chad Morris to be its next head football coach, according to KTHV in Little Rock. The former Clemson offensive coordinator (2011-2014) has a 14-22 record at SMU in a complete rebuilding situation.
17 million babies breathing toxic air worldwide
The links of pollution with asthma, bronchitis and other respiratory diseases in the long course are known for a long time. Pollutants inhaled by pregnant women may pass through the placenta and disturb the development of the brain of the foetus.
Facebook leads list of 100 'Best Places to Work'
Current and former employees give their input about their experience in the workplace, which Glassdoor then compiles. The rankings are based on employee feedback from companies with more than 1,000 employees.