Senator Franken officially out and look who may be interested in his job

Well finally and after some speculation, Senator Al Franken officially out of office. His replacement has been named by Governor Mark Dayton. Lt. Gov. Tina Smith will be taking his place at a swearing-in ceremony on Wednesday.

Former Congresswoman and presidential aspirant Michele Bachmann said in an interview last week that she has been approached and is considering a run for that seat in 2020. That is a long way off, politically speaking, and it is a Red State. What would her chances be? This article looke into that prospect and some others so read on.

As Written and Reported By Ed Morrissey for Hot Air:

Those who bet on Al Franken changing his mind had better prepare to hear from their bookies. The Star Tribune reported earlier this afternoon that Franken formally submitted his resignation to Gov. Mark Dayton as promised, two months after a series of allegations regarding sexual misconduct emerged. His



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