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on December 7, 2017 in World News

The Latest: Democrats somber as Franken says he’ll resign

The Latest on Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., and the allegations of sexual misconduct against him Democratic senators, staff and family members were somber yet emotional as they watched Minnesota Sen. Al Franken say he would resign. Franken’s family members sat in the Senate gallery, some of them crying. Staff lined up in the back of the chamber, stone faced. And around 18 Democratic senators quietly listened to his speech on the floor. No Republicans were present except the chamber’s presiding officer, Alaska Sen. Dan Sullivan. Democrats who sat and listened to Franken’s speech included Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer...

The Latest on Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., and the allegations of sexual misconduct against him Democratic senators, staff and family members were somber yet emotional as they watched Minnesota Sen. Al Franken say he would resign. Franken’s family members...

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