• AL FRANKEN RESIGNS: Minnesota Democrat bows to pressure from Senate colleagues amid sexual misconduct allegations

    3 days ago - By Business Insider

    Sen. Al Franken resigned amid several accusations of sexual misconduct.
    Franken has been accused of groping and forcibly kissing multiple women.
    During his speech announcing his resignation from the Senate, the Minnesota Democrat called out President Donald Trump, who has himself been accused of sexual misconduct.
    Democratic Sen. Al Franken announced his resignation from the Senate on Thursday amid multiple allegations of sexual misconduct.
    "Today I am announcing that in the coming weeks I will be resigning as a member of the United States Senate," he said during a speech on the chamber...
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  • Al Franken resigns from Senate over sex misconduct claims

    Al Franken resigns from Senate over sex misconduct claims

    3 days ago - By New York Post

    Disgraced Sen. Al Franken resigned his seat on Thursday after a growing tsunami of sexual misconduct and assault charges prompted even his Democratic colleagues to abandon him. But in a defiant speech on the Senate floor, the former Saturday Night Live comic turned loudmouthed liberal lawmaker remained defiant, declining to apologize and charging that “some...
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  • Minnesota Senator Al Franken is resigning amid sexual misconduct allegations

    Minnesota Senator Al Franken is resigning amid sexual misconduct allegations

    3 days ago - By National Post

    WASHINGTON - Minnesota Sen. Al Franken is resigning amid multiple sexual misconduct allegations.
    Once a rising star in the Democratic Party, Franken made the announcement in a speech Thursday on the Senate floor.
    Franken: "There is some irony in the fact that I am leaving while a man who has bragged on tape about his history of sexual assault sits in the Oval Office." pic.twitter.com/iIeRxaUenP
    - Kyle Griffin December 7, 2017
    The two-term lawmaker has repeatedly apologized as several women stepped forward to accuse him of sexually inappropriate behaviour, from groping to forcibly trying to...
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  • Franken to Resign From Senate After Sexual-Misconduct Allegations

    3 days ago - By Bloomberg

    Senator Al Franken announced Thursday he'll resign to end the turmoil over allegations that he groped or tried to forcibly kiss several women after more than half of his Democratic colleagues demanded he step down to make clear that mistreatment of women is unacceptable.
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  • Al Franken to resign from Senate amid sexual harassment allegations

    3 days ago - By ABC News

    A chorus of Franken's colleagues called for his resignation Wednesday.
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  • Bernie Sanders Tells Donald Trump to Consider Resigning Over Sexual Assault Allegations, ‘Access Hollywood' Tape

    3 days ago - By Newsweek

    Bernie Sanders has said it's not just Al Franken who should resign over sexual misconduct allegations.
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  • Al Franken Resignation: Here's Every Sexual Misconduct Allegation That Led Senator to Resign

    3 days ago - By Newsweek

    Many of Senator Al Franken's colleagues called for his resignation after several women came forward to accuse him of sexual misconduct.
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  • Senator Franken resigns after sexual misconduct allegations

    3 days ago - By Reuters

    WASHINGTON - U.S. Democratic Senator Al Franken announced his resignation on Thursday, a day after a majority of his Democratic Senate colleagues called for him to step down following a string of sexual misconduct allegations against him.
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  • Sen. Al Franken to resign amid sexual misconduct allegations

    3 days ago - By ABC

    Minnesota Democrat Al Franken, facing fresh sexual misconduct allegations and vanishing support from fellow Democrats, will reveal his political future Thursday, with signs pointing to him resigning from Congress.
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  • Franken resigns over sexual harassment allegations

    Franken resigns over sexual harassment allegations

    3 days ago - By Think Progress

    Following a wave of Democratic calls for his seat the day prior, Minnesota Sen. Al Franken resigned on Thursday, announcing his decision on the Senate floor.
    “I am proud that during my time in the Senate I have used my power to be a champion of women and that I've earned a reputation as someone who respects the women I work alongside every day. I know there's been a very different picture of me painted over the last few weeks, but I know who I really am,” he said. “Serving in the United States senate has been the great honor of my life. I know in my heart that nothing I have done as a...
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  • Sen. Al Franken announces resignation following allegations of sexual misconduct

    3 days ago - By ABC

    Democratic Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota is resigning following allegations that he touched women inappropriately, he announced on the Senate floor Thursday.
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  • Al Franken Resigns From the Senate Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations

    4 days ago - By Time

    In an emotional speech on the Senate floor on Thursday morning, Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota said he will resign in the “coming weeks” amid mounting allegations of sexual misconduct.
    “I know in my heart that nothing have done as a senator - nothing - has brought dishonor on this institution and I am confident that the Ethics Committee would agree,” he said. “Nevertheless today I am announcing that in the coming weeks I will be resigning as a member of the United States Senate.”
    Franken's decision came after growing pressure from his Democratic colleagues in the Senate, which reached a...
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  • Sen. Al Franken announces resignation from the Senate

    4 days ago - By ABC

    Minnesota Democrat Al Franken, facing fresh allegations of sexual misconduct and vanishing support from fellow Democrats, has resigned from the Senate.
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  • Democratic Senator Franken to resign: CNN

    4 days ago - By Union Leader

    WASHINGTON Reuters - Democratic U.S. Senator Al Franken was set to announce his resignation from office on Thursday, CNN reported, bowing to pressure from party colleagues after a string of sexual misconduct allegations against him.
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  • The Latest: Franken quits amid sexual misconduct allegations

    4 days ago - By Boston Herald

    WASHINGTON - The Latest on Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., and the allegations of sexual misconduct against him : 11:45 a.m. Minnesota Sen. Al Franken is resigning amid multiple sexual misconduct allegations. Once a rising star in the Democratic Party, Franken made the announcement in a speech Thursday on the Senate floor. The two-term lawmaker has repeatedly apologized as several women stepped forward to accuse him of sexually inappropriate behavior, from groping to forcibly trying to kiss them.
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  • Minnesota Sen. Al Franken, once a rising star in Democratic Party, is resigning amid sexual misconduct allegations

    4 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    WASHINGTON - Minnesota Sen. Al Franken, once a rising star in Democratic Party, is resigning amid sexual misconduct allegations.
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