U.S. Sen. Al Franken Tuesday made a money pitch for U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar.
"I am writing to ask you to help my friend and colleague Senator Amy Klobuchar from my home state of Minnesota," he wrote in an fundraising email sent through both his email@example.com and her firstname.lastname@example.org addresses. "But if there's one thing I know about the right-wing attack machine, it's that none of that will stop them from going after Amy in this campaign. And if there's another thing I know about them, it's that the only way to beat them is with strong grassroots support from people like you. In fact, not "people like you." You, specifically"
Franken, who built up a pretty hefty fundraising list during his extended 2008 campaign, did not note that the GOP hasn't quite settled on a premiercandidate to run against Klobuchar.
A Duluth native who just barely lost Virginia's GOP gubernatorial primary said that politicians have not gone far enough in condemning the left for violence during a rally of white nationalists in Charlottesville. "I think that the left is going to try to use this as an excuse to crack down on conservative free speech," said Corey Stewart. "I think they're going to try to use this as an excuse to remove more historical monuments."