But Dayton has been under pressure from some in the party, to not do that, but to appoint someone who wants to run for seat and complete Franken's unexpired term.
Dayton praised her as a public official of "impeccable integrity" who'll make Minnesota proud in the Senate. There is no one I trust more to assume the responsibilities of this important office.
Governor Dayton has a news conference scheduled for 10:00 AM, Wednesday to announce the appointment. The seat will be subject to a 2018 special election and a 2020 regular election.
"I think in some ways, this sea change is being led by young women who tell women of my generation that maybe some of the things we put up with during our lives we shouldn't have to put up with", Smith said. At least eight women shared stories of him touching them inappropriately without consent during photo-opportunities, on a celebrity tour to military installations overseas or at political events.
Michigan Cops Handcuff 11-Year-Old at Gunpoint
Grand Rapids police detained the Honesti and two other women, including the girl's mother, as they exited the house. Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss said the video was "deeply, deeply disturbing", The Washington Post noted .
"She genuinely likes people, and people like her", Dayton said of Smith, whose appointment was received with enthusiasm by Sen. A prank photo also showed Franken appearing to grab Tweeden's breast area while she was sleeping in a flak jacket and helmet.
MinnPost has a good primer on Smith that emphasizes her apparently wonderful interpersonal skills, which Dayton's speech reflected.
Before that, she served as Gov. Dayton's chief of staff and worked in the same role for former Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak from 2006 through 2010. Republicans immediately floated former two-term Gov. Tim Pawlenty as a possible candidate, but many others were said to be weighing a race.
Smith graduated from Sanford University and earned an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. "I know that she will be a superb Senator, representing the best interests of our state and our citizens".
She also acknowledged that not all Minnesotans are benefiting from the current economy and vowed to be an advocate for "economic opportunity and fairness" for women and people of color.
Prince Mohammed, in turn, has been called an admirer of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Most who practise Islam - the state religion of Saudi Arabia - shun visual portrayals of its prophets.
Safety concerns have persistently dogged the upcoming Olympic event. "We plan on supporting two full delegations in Pyeongchang". This was an easy opportunity to show our solidarity, and his team still didn't manage to get it quite right.
At the plate, Ohtani batted.322 in both 2017 and 2016, while also providing his team solid slugging in the mid.500s both seasons. The move gives the Mariners $2.55 million available to give the highly coveted Ohtani, while the Angels now have $2.315 million.
The club plays in a 1,700-seat arena; 500 of those seats are reserved for team sponsors and their friends. The team has no general manager and doesn't practice regularly due to the poor financial situation.
The National Weather Service issued a wind advisory that's in effect from noon until 8 p.m. for most of MA and Rhode Island. More snow showers are possible on Friday morning, though no significant accumulation is expected.
The assailant was trying to enter city's central bus station with the knife and carried out the attack near a metal detector. "I think the sooner the Palestinians come to grips with this reality, the sooner we move toward peace", he added.
Apple finally acquired everyone's favorite music app Shazam on Monday, after reports of a deal negotiation surfaced last Friday . The app, which analyses audio clips to identify songs, TV shows, films or adverts in seconds, was last valued at £750m in 2015.
But she insisted that Moore, who later became the chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, penned the note and his name. Nelson said this was to help her remember when and where the book was signed.
An attorney and cybersecurity expert, Nielsen will be the first DHS secretary with previous experience working at the agency. Some in Congress still have their doubt about the politics behind the move and whether she has what it takes to lead DHS.
Inflation rises to 3.1% - highest in 6 years
The consumer price index net of food and energy prices rose 0.9 percent year-on-year following 0.8 percent in October. Relative to October, inflation is likely to see a mild uplift from higher petrol prices.
Athletes, entertainers support bullied boy
He added: "I don't like that they do it to me and I for sure don't like that they do it to other people because it's not okay". Kimberly Jones made her Facebook page private amidst the attention the bullying video began getting and the backlash .
'Jhakaas' Anil Kapoor joins Salman Khan on Race 3 sets
I finished shooting of my portions for the film (on Friday) and now the shoot of " Fanne Khan " has been completed from my side. So for me, Dutt biopic is more about Raju Hirani and of course, Raju Hirani and Vinod Chopra is the lethal combination.
'Overwatch's' Winter Wonderland Event Returns Next Week
The latter will be getting the appropriate holiday decorations along with Kings Row and Hanamura who got theirs past year . When players queue up for Mei's Yeti Hunt, they'll be able to select if they prefer to play as Mei or the Yeti.
We stand by Kapil Sibal's request: Zafaryab Jilani
BJP chief Amit Shah today stepped up his attack on the Congress over the Ram temple issue by accusing it of "shameful posturing". Congress leader Kapil Sibal hit back at Modi, saying that he ought to check facts before making statements.
Bloomberg Corrects Bombshell Trump Bank Records Story
He said that no subpoena had been received by the bank and that no records had been turned over to Mueller as a result. All of those loans were taken out in 2012 and will mature in 2023 and 2024, according to the disclosure.
The Google-Amazon Spat is Getting Ugly
The more common Dolby 5.1, found alongside most video formats, is now preferred for most video streaming. For those willing to abandon Fire TV, just about any other device will play YouTube .
Sam Smith chimes in on Taylor Swift, Kim Kardashian feud
Kardashian posted her photo from the "Famous" exhibit on the same day British Vogue unveiled its new cover featuring Swift. With the recent release of Reputation , Swift embraced the snake visual and brought it along for the entire album rollout.