Sen. Al Franken Resigning From Senate Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

Posted: December 7, 2017 at 11:08 a.m.

Associated Press/ANDREW HARNIK Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., arrives with his wife Franni Bryson, left, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday morning, Dec. 7, 2017.

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., announced Thursday he would resign from the Senate after his support among Democrats crumbled, becoming the highest-profile casualty in the growing list of lawmakers felled by charges of sexual harassment or indiscretions.

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