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Posted: December 07, 2017

Al Franken will resign amid allegations of sexual misconduct

WATCH: Senator Al Franken Resigns from Senate


Al Franken will resign amid allegations of sexual misconduct
FILE PHOTO: Senator Al Franken (D-MN) attends full committee hearing on the nomination of Alex Michael Azar II to be Health and Human Services Secretary on Capital Hill on November 29, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

By Theresa Seiger, Cox Media Group National Content Desk


Sen. Al Franken said Thursday that he will resign "in the coming weeks" from his seat in the U.S. Senate amid growing calls for him to step down after multiple women accused him of sexual misconduct.

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