• Sen. Al Franken losing party support after another sexual misconduct allegation

    5 days ago - By WLWT


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  • Kevin Landrigan's Granite Status: Hassan takes lead role in Democratic call for Franken to resign

    Kevin Landrigan's Granite Status: Hassan takes lead role in Democratic call for Franken to resign

    5 days ago - By Union Leader

    U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-Newfields, took a prominent role in the attempt by some within the Senate Democratic caucus to be done with Sen. Al Franken, D-MN, who is accused of sexually harassing women.
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  • WATCH: At least 38 senators call on Al Franken to resign

    5 days ago - By ABC News

    The Minnesota senator has been accused of sexual misconduct by at least eight women.
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  • Democrats Pushing Al Franken To Resign Over Sexual Misconduct Should Urge Trump To Do The Same

    5 days ago - By Politicus USA

    It's time for Democrats to remember that the sitting President of the United States still has paid no political or legal price for his own behavior.
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  • Senate Democrats call on Franken to resign

    5 days ago - By The Washington Post

    A majority of Senate Democrats on Dec. 6 called on Sen. Al Franken to resign as he faces multiple allegations of sexual harassment.
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  • 'Enough is enough': Women Democratic Sens. want Franken out

    5 days ago - By NBC News

    Democratic women led the charge of more than two dozen senators calling on their embattled colleague, Sen. Al Franken, to resign.
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  • Inside the demise of Al Franken

    5 days ago - By Politico

    Al Franken weathered six women's sexual misconduct allegations without hearing a single resignation call from his fellow Democratic senators. No. 7 broke the dam. The Democratic women of the Senate had been talking among themselves about the Franken allegations for weeks, one Democratic aide said. None, however, went further than to call for a Senate Ethics Committee probe of the Minnesota senator, who many of them had considered a close friend. That stance became increasingly untenable as the accusations against Franken piled up. In calls and texts, the female senators eventually came to...
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  • The Last Time 2 Senate Seats And Governor Were Up For Grabs: 1978

    The Last Time 2 Senate Seats And Governor Were Up For Grabs: 1978

    5 days ago - By CBS

    MINNEAPOLIS - After two more women accused Al Franken of sexual misconduct Wednesday, the Minnesota senator seems poised to resign.
    More than 20 Senate Democrats and several prominent Democratic leaders called for Franken's resignation Wednesday after a woman accused him of trying to forcibly kiss her in 2006, and another said he groped her while taking a photo in 2009. Now, Sen. Franken is planning to “make an announcement” Thursday morning.
    If the senator chooses to resign, Gov. Mark Dayton - a Democrat - will choose an interim replacement. The resignation would also trigger a special...
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  • As Franken's support collapses, Democrats expect resignation

    5 days ago - By Boston Herald

    WASHINGTON - His once-promising political career in shambles, Minnesota Sen. Al Franken appeared on the verge of resigning after fellow Democrats led by female senators abandoned him Wednesday over the mounting allegations of sexual misconduct that are roiling Capitol Hill. A majority of the Senate's Democrats called on the two-term lawmaker to get out after another woman emerged Wednesday saying he forcibly tried to kiss her in 2006. That brought to at least seven the number of women accusing him of sexual impropriety.
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  • Florida senator joins those who says Franken should resign

    5 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson is joining a growing number of Democratic senators saying Minnesota Sen. Al Franken should resign. Nelson put out a statement late Wednesday that said “sexual harassment is never acceptable” and that he agreed with other Democratic senators that Franken “should step aside.” His move came several hours...
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  • Sen. Hassan, other Democrats call for Al Franken to resign amid sexual misconduct allegations

    Sen. Hassan, other Democrats call for Al Franken to resign amid sexual misconduct allegations

    5 days ago - By WMUR

    Dozens of Democratic senators are calling for U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minnesota, to resign amid allegations of sexual misconduct.
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  • Republicans are lost on whether Al Franken should resign

    Republicans are lost on whether Al Franken should resign

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    Republicans were hesitant to join Democrats in demanding Sen. Al Franken resign over sexual misconduct allegations.
    Should embattled Senate candidate Roy Moore win Alabama's special election next week, he would face the same scrutiny by the Ethics Committee, a process that many Republicans defended.
    WASHINGTON - After Senate Democrats calling for Sen. Al Franken to resign over sexual misconduct allegations snowballed on Wednesday, Republicans across the aisle gave mixed responses on what to do, as an incoming colleague is facing a massive scandal of surrounding similar accusations...
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  • Will Al Franken Resign Thursday? Senators Demand Resignation as More Sexual Assault Accusers Come Forward

    5 days ago - By Newsweek

    Senate Democrats have turned on Franken.
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  • As accusations continue to mount, Senate Democrats tell Franken to resign

    5 days ago - By The Washington Post

    A rising Democratic star takes a fall under sexual harassment allegations. Franken's office said he would make an announcement about his political future on Thursday. No other details were provided.
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  • Franken's support collapses, fellow Dems expect resignation

    5 days ago - By Boston Herald

    WASHINGTON - His once-promising political career in shambles, Minnesota Sen. Al Franken appeared on the verge of resigning after fellow Democrats led by female senators abandoned him Wednesday over the mounting allegations of sexual misconduct that are roiling Capitol Hill. But his departure was not certain. A tweet from his Twitter account late Wednesday said no final decision had been made and he was still talking with his family.
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  • Here's Every Democratic Senator Calling for Sen. Al Franken to Resign

    5 days ago - By Fortune

    Sen. Al Franken plans an announcement on Thursday amid a growing groundswell of senators-including Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer-calling for his resignation over sexual harassment allegations.
    The planned announcement raises speculation that Franken would step down, however his office said that no decision has yet been made.
    The tide against Franken turned swiftly Wednesday morning. Eleven Democratic female senators led by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand , released coordinated statements asking Franken to resign, following the most recent allegation-one of six-of sexual harassment...
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  • Franken says no final decision to resign, but Democratic sources expect he will

    5 days ago - By ABC News

    Sen. Al Franken's office is denying reports that he has made a final decision
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  • Here's What Happens If Al Franken Resigns Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

    5 days ago - By Time

    Around two-dozen Senators called for Sen. Al Franken's resignation on Wednesday as yet another woman came forward and accused the Minnesota Democrat of attempting to force a kiss in 2006. Franken's office responded to the calls by stating that the Senator would be making an announcement on Thursday. No further details were provided.
    At least one of Franken's colleagues said Wednesday that they expect him to resign when he speaks on Thursday. It is the right thing to do given this series of serious allegations,” said Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon.
    If the Senator does resign, here's what will...
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  • Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer: Al Franken Should Resign

    5 days ago - By Time

    The top Senate Democrat says Sen. Al Franken should resign as allegations of sexual misconduct against the Minnesota lawmaker multiply.
    In a brief statement on Wednesday, Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York said: “I consider Senator Franken a dear friend and greatly respect his accomplishments, but he has a higher obligation to his constituents and the Senate, and he should step down immediately.”
    The statement came after a majority of Senate Democrats, led by female members, called for Franken to quit as a fresh accusation emerged about the senator.
    Franken plans to make an...
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  • Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer says Sen. Al Franken should resign as sexual misconduct allegations multiply

    5 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    WASHINGTON - Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer says Sen. Al Franken should resign as sexual misconduct allegations multiply.
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