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Bernie Sanders Tells Donald Trump to Consider Resigning Over Sexual Assault Allegations, ‘Access Hollywood' Tape

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Bernie Sanders has said it's not just Al Franken who should resign over sexual misconduct allegations.
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AL FRANKEN RESIGNS: Minnesota Democrat bows to pressure from Senate colleagues amid sexual misconduct allegations

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

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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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Sen. Al Franken announces resignation

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The latest in a string of sexual misconduct allegations against Sen. Al Franken emerged on Wednesday.
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Al Franken will resign from Senate amid misconduct allegations - but blasts Trump and Roy Moore on the way out

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Sen. Al Franken will resign after new allegations and growing calls for his resignation.
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Franken resigns over sexual harassment allegations

Franken resigns over sexual harassment allegations

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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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Franken to Resign From Senate After Sexual-Misconduct Allegations

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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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Sen. Al Franken announces resignation following allegations of sexual misconduct

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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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Sen. Franken announces he will resign amid sexual misconduct allegations

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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. 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. But a fresh allegation on Wednesday unleashed a torrent of Democratic demands that Franken step aside. Female senators led the chorus.
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After Franken, What's Next In Minnesota?

After Franken, What's Next In Minnesota?

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With the resignation of Minnesota's Al Franken, Republicans may have just been handed a possible takeover opportunity in a state President Trump lost by just 40,000 votes.
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Senator Franken resigns after sexual misconduct allegations

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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

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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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Sen. Al Franken announces resignation from the Senate

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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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