What happens when women challenge powerful men?

A recent interview between Sen. Al Franken and MPR News host Cathy Wurzer drew some interesting feedback — especially from women.

Wurzer heard from listeners who claimed she was too tough on Franken. Some said she wasn't the right choice for the interview.

Like many of the women who have spoken out about alleged harassment, MPR hosts have had their credibility questioned and been accused of political calculations.

When it comes to sexual harassment, do we have one standard for politicians and a different one for everyone else?

Professor of English literature at St. Kate's University, Tai Coleman, and contributing editor at The Atlantic and author of "Girl Land" and "To Hell With All That," Caitlin Flanagan, joined MPR News host Kerri Miller to discuss.

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