"I feel terribly that I've made some women feel badly and for that I am so sorry," said Franken, who also seemed to suggest he never intended to touch anyone inappropriately.
A grateful Kosovo thanks Eliot Engel for his intervention during the war with Serbia in 1999.
The statement contradicts eyewitness accounts and a recording of the attack by then-candidate Greg Gianforte.
The Senate's reform measure does not contain a similar repeal of the Johnson Amendment, which bars tax-exempt nonprofits from going partisan.
News anchor Leeann Tweeden claims that Franken touched her breasts and forcibly kissed her in 2006 during a tour to entertain U.S. troops stationed in the Middle East.
Reuven Rivlin said Israeli politics stand in the way of healing a "painful" split over religious pluralism in Israel.
It's only a fraction of more than $4 billion in assets that were recovered for some 24,000 claimants, the Department of Justice said.
Meeting in Washington, Israelis from across North America described their frustrations in trying to assimilate into the American Jewish community.
The gunman has been identified as Devin Kelley, 26, from near San Antonio, who was dishonorably discharged from the Air Force.
The Jewish creator and star of the HBO comedy “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” was slammed for the crack he made Saturday night. Many deemed it insensitive or in poor taste.