Senator Franken resigns over sexual misconduct allegations

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Democratic US Senator Al  Franken  resigned from office on Thursday, bowing to pressure from party colleagues after a series of sexual misconduct allegations against him.

Franken , 66, a former comedian who had been seen as a rising star in the Democratic Party, announced his decision on the Senate floor.

“I know in my heart that nothing I’ve done as a senator – nothing – has brought dishonour on this institution,”  Franken  said. “Nevertheless, today I am announcing that in the coming weeks, I will be resigning as a member of the United States...


Senator Franken resigns over sexual misconduct allegations


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