‘I wasn’t hearing any call from God,’ Bachmann said of her decision not to run.
Nearly half of polled voters think Franken should have stayed in office.
Bachmann has publicly called for an intensified effort to convert Jews to Christianity.
Franken’s resignation is the end of an era for the Jewish community in Minnesota. Here’s why the “Frozen Chosen” matter to all American Jews.
A Jew has represented Minnesota in the U.S. Senate since 1978 — the longest streak in the country.
On December 7, an emotional Al Franken took to the Senate floor to announce that following allegations of sexual misconduct, which he denies in part, he’s resigning from his position as Minnesota’s junior senator. But Franken didn’t provide an exact date for his departure, triggering rumors about whether his decision to step down is, in fact, final.
SNL pulled a Lena Dunham with allegations against Al Franken
It’s a shame Al Franken has to go, Minnesota Jews say.
Coleman lost to Franken by 312 votes in 2008, and hasn’t ruled out running to get his seat back.
“How can a nice Jewish boy do that stuff? It reflects poorly on us. That’s not the Judaism I was raised with.”