Franken Resigns Without Confessing Any Wrongdoing
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    In a relatively brief and resolutely unapologetic statement, Senator Al Franken of Minnesota announced on the Senate floor today that he would resign his seat “in the coming weeks” in the wake of multiple allegations of sexual misconduct and a large-scale abandonment of support from his fellow Democratic senators.Franken did not, however,



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  • Franken to resign

    Al Franken, the Democratic senator and admitted groper who should have been made to resign weeks ago so because there's never just one, idiots, is to resign.

    The announcement came after dozens of Democrats called on him to resign.

    He is the most prominent political figure to resign amid a wave of sexual misconduct allegations.

    "Today I am announcing that in the coming weeks I will be resigning as a member of the United States senate," he told his colleagues on Thursday.

    "I may be resigning my...