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From Stand-Up Comic to Stand-Up Guy: The Long, Strange Trip of Al Franken

John Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Eskow

It's been a tremendous journey from Saturday Night Live to the Senate floor, from dissing Kissinger to defending veterans, from Gilda Radner to Jamie Lee Jones.

The Real Reason Obama Isn't Making Much Progress

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Johann Hari

The institutions that are blocking progress have rallied over the past few months to defend two causes with very little popular support in the United States: rape and slavery. No, really.

Pentagon Won't Probe KBR Rape Charges

ABC's The Blotter | Justin Rood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Defense Department's top watchdog has declined to investigate allegations that an American woman working under an Army contract in Iraq was raped ...

Woman Can't Sue Halliburton Over Rape Because Of Cheney Policy

Mother Jones | Stephanie Mencimer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Wednesday, Jamie Leigh Jones told a House Judiciary Committee her now-famous story about having been allegedly drugged and gang-raped two years ago...

Congress To Investigate Halliburton Rape Allegation In Iraq

ABC News | JUSTIN ROOD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A House panel is looking into charges of sexual assault made by a former KBR employee in Iraq. At a hearing next Wednesday, the House Judiciary Commi...