Al Franken Resigns in Wake of Sexual Misconduct Allegations

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WASHINGTON — Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) announced an end to an eight-year tenure in Congress on Thursday, resigning in the wake of allegations of sexual misconduct and pressure from fellow Democrats to step down. Franken announced, in a speech from the floor of the Senate, that he would step aside in the coming weeks. He […]