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Sen. Franken sees ‘hypocrisy’ in treatment of Weiner and Vitter

By Alex Seitz-Wald, Tanya Somanader, and Jeff Spross on June 19, 2011 at 9:00 am

"Sen. Franken sees ‘hypocrisy’ in treatment of Weiner and Vitter"

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In an interview with ThinkProgress yesterday at the Netroots Nation conference in Minneapolis, MN, Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) said he saw “hypocrisy” in the way Republicans called for former Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) to step down in the wake of his Twitter sex scandal, while they largely ignored Sen. David Vitter’s (R-LA) frequenting of prostitutes. Watch it:

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