Skip to main content
Menu
Emergency Podcast: Al Franken Is Accused Of Groping A Woman
FiveThirtyEight
 

The wave of sexual misconduct accusations has reached the U.S. Senate. On Thursday, radio news host Leeann Tweeden accused Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota of groping and kissing her without her consent while they were on a USO tour in the Middle East. The FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast team discusses what the accusations say about the culture in Congress and how lawmakers have responded to them.


You can listen to the episode by clicking the “play” button above or by downloading it in iTunes, the ESPN App or your favorite podcast platform. If you are new to podcasts, learn how to listen.

The FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast publishes Monday evenings, with occasional special episodes throughout the week. Help new listeners discover the show by leaving us a rating and review on iTunes. Have a comment, question or suggestion for “good polling vs. bad polling”? Get in touch by email, on Twitter or in the comments.

Jody Avirgan hosts and produces podcasts for FiveThirtyEight.

Nate Silver is the founder and editor in chief of FiveThirtyEight.

Clare Malone is a senior political writer for FiveThirtyEight.

Harry Enten is a senior political writer and analyst for FiveThirtyEight.

Comments