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December 12, 2017
Sen. Al Franken. File photo / Forum News Service
UPDATE: Dayton to name Franken replacement for Senate on Wednesday
December 12, 2017 - 7:53pm
December 7, 2017
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Oct. 18, 2017. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) was the first in what would become a chorus of Democratic senators to call for their Franken following sexual misconduct allegations. Tom Brenner / copyright 2017 The New York Times
Franken denies some allegations, but plans resignation from U.S. Senate 'in a few weeks'
December 7, 2017 - 3:45pm
Franken announces resignation from U.S. Senate
December 7, 2017 - 10:35am
December 6, 2017
Sen. Al Franken is seen in this 2013 file photo at Moorhead High School in Moorhead, Minn. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
UPDATE: Friends call for Franken to step down, but he is not tipping his hat yet
December 6, 2017 - 5:39pm
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) arrives for a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Nov. 29, 2017. A half-dozen Democratic senators, all women, called for Franken's resignation on Dec. 6 after a sixth woman came forward to charge that he had made an improper advance on her. Al Drago/ copyright 2017 The New York Times
Senate Democrats call on Franken to resign
December 6, 2017 - 11:18am
December 1, 2017
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) arrives before a confirmation hearing of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee for Alex Azar, President Donald Trump’s nominee for Secretary of Health and Human Services, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Nov. 29, 2017. (Al Drago/copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Commentary: Al Franken's calculated strategy of non-denial
December 1, 2017 - 1:23pm
November 30, 2017
Sen. Al Franken is seen in this 2013 file photo at Moorhead High School in Moorhead, Minn. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
New misconduct allegation leveled against Franken on USO tour
November 30, 2017 - 9:35am
November 28, 2017
Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on July 11, 2017.  Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer.
After Franken, Democrats struggle for steady harassment message
November 28, 2017 - 12:06pm
November 27, 2017
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) arrives for a vote on budget resolutions on Capitol Hill in Washington, Oct. 19, 2017. (Al Drago/copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Did he or didn't he? Al Franken keeps apologizing for groping he says he can't remember doing.
November 27, 2017 - 2:19pm
November 24, 2017
Al Franken and Leeann Tweeden perform a skit during a USO tour at Forward Operating Base Marez in Mosul, Iraq, in this Dec. 16, 2006 handout photo provided by the U.S. Army. A growing national outcry over sexual harassment reached the Senate on Nov. 16, 2017, when Tweeden, a radio newscaster, accused Sen. Franken, (D-Minn.), of kissing and groping her without consent during the 2006 USO tour of the Middle East before he took public office. (Creighton Holub/U.S. Army via The New York Times copyright 2017)
Commentary: Sen. Franken still hasn't denied grabbing women
November 24, 2017 - 2:58pm
November 22, 2017
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) at a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Oct. 18, 2017. Many voters in Minnesota were not ready to demand Franken’s resignation after he became the latest public figure to be accused of mistreating women, even after aiming the same call at two state legislators accused of sexual harassment earlier this month. (Tom Brenner/copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Reports: Two more women accuse Sen. Al Franken of groping them
November 22, 2017 - 8:44pm
November 20, 2017
CNN says this photo is from the Facebook account of former Minnesotan Lindsay Menz of her and Minnesota U.S. Sen. Al Franken. After a radio host on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, accused Franken of 2006 sexual harassment, Menz came forth with her own claim that Franken grabbed her buttocks when this picture was taken during the 2010 Minnesota State Fair.
Texas woman tells CNN that Sen. Franken inappropriately touched her at State Fair
November 20, 2017 - 11:24pm
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 21, 2017. Franken shares little ideology in common with President Donald Trump, but as former NBC stars, both men are examples of how politics has been celebritized — and now, of how political scandal has. (Al Drago/copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Racy skits involving female co-stars were typical for Franken's USO tours
November 20, 2017 - 8:50pm
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) questions representatives of Facebook, Twitter and Google at a Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing on Russia’s campaign of election interference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Oct. 31, 2017. (Eric Thayer/copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
November 20, 2017 - 8:00pm
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, April 5, 2017. A growing national outcry over sexual harassment reached the Senate on Nov. 16, when a radio newscaster accused Franken of kissing and groping her without consent during a 2006 USO tour of the Middle East before he took public office. Franken almost immediately released an apology to the newscaster, Leeann Tweeden. (Eric Thayer/copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
November 20, 2017 - 2:41pm
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