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Here Are 6 Women Who Could Replace Al Franken In The Senate

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With Franken announcing his resignation over sexual harassment allegations, here's a look at who could take his place.
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Watch Sen. Al Franken resign amid multiple allegations of sexual harassment

Watch Sen. Al Franken resign amid multiple allegations of sexual harassment

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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 floor.
Franken said he was "shocked" and "upset" by the allegations that he groped and forcibly kissed multiple women. And he denied the veracity of some of the accusations, claiming "some of the allegations against me are simply not true. Others I remember differently."
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WATCH: Al Franken to resign from Senate

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A chorus of Franken's colleagues called for his resignation Wednesday amid sexual harassment allegations.
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Franken says he will resign in ‘coming weeks'

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Sen. Al Franken on Dec. 7 said he will resign from the Senate in the “coming weeks” amid allegations of sexual harassment.
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Sen. Franken's full remarks on the Senate floor

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Sen. Al Franken spoke on the Senate floor on Dec. 7 and announced his resignation. Watch his full remarks.
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Sen. Al Franken announces resignation

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Senator Al Franken announced his resignation Thursday amid allegations that he inappropriately touched several women.
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Democrats are doing the right thing with Al Franken

Democrats are doing the right thing with Al Franken

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Sen. Al Franken is widely expected to resign on Thursday.
Democrats have taken an admirably swift approach to force him out of the Senate.
Despite some gripes from the Democratic base, high ethical standards are good for a party.
The first accusations against Democratic Sen. Al Franken came just three weeks ago. With his announcement Thursday that he will resign from the US Senate , Democrats will have gone from accusation to nudging him out of the Senate in less than one month.
This is admirably swift, especially considering the way the fact set around Franken gradually got worse, instead...
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Sen. Franken to resign in 'coming weeks'

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Sen. Al Franken announced on the Senate floor on Dec. 7 that he will resign "in the coming weeks," amid mounting sexual harassment allegations.
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Al Franken Takes Down Donald Trump And Roy Moore As He Resigns From The Senate

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Sen. Al Franken announced that he would resign at the end of the year, but he also pointed out the irony that he is leaving the Senate while Trump sits in the White House, and Roy Moore runs in Alabama.
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Full Video: Senator Al Franken Announces That He Will Resign

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Nearly all of the Senate's Democratic women - and most Democratic men - called for Mr. Franken to resign after multiple allegations of sexual harassment or misconduct.
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WATCH: Sen. Al Franken to resign from Senate amid sexual harassment allegations

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"Today I am announcing that in the coming weeks, I will be resigning as a member of the United States Senate," said Senator Al Franken, D-Minn.
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