Megathread: Senator Al Franken (D-MN) to Resign

Megathread: Senator Al Franken (D-MN) to Resign

Sen. Al Franken, D-Minnesota, announces his resignation following repeated allegations of inappropriate touching leveled against him by several women.

Sen. Al Franken resigns: Live updates - CNN (thanks to u/FunnyWut)

Democratic Senator Franken to resign - Reuters (thanks to u/Usawasfun)

Al Franken resigns, blasts Republican hypocrisy on sexual misconduct - NBC News (thanks to u/gofy-mofy)

Al Franken announces he will resign from the Senate - Washington Post (thanks to u/saucytryhard)

Sen. Al Franken Announces He Will Resign 'In The Coming Weeks' - NPR (thanks to u/ytown)

Franken resigns - The Minnesota Democrat steps down amid multiple claims of groping and unwanted ... - Politico (thanks to u/slaysia)

Senator Al Franken Resigning Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations - New York Times (thanks to u/ppvgucnj)

Al Franken resigns from Senate over sexual misconduct allegations - The Guardian (thanks to u/flatlander00321)

Sen. Franken Resigns Amid Multiple Harassment Allegations - WCCO CBS Minnesota (thanks to u/WASCman)

Franken to quit Senate amid allegations - BBC (thanks to u/StupendousMan1995)

Franken to Resign From Senate After Sexual-Misconduct Allegations - Bloomberg (thanks to u/Grehjin)

Al Franken announces that he's resigning from Senate - Star Tribune (thanks to u/10gauge)

Franken: 'Irony' that I'm leaving Senate while the president is a man who has bragged about histo... The Hill (thanks to u/WardaPrince)

Sen. Al Franken takes dig at Trump, Moore in resignation speech - USA Today (thanks to u/Mumy666)

Senator Al Franken to Resign Amid Sexual-Misconduct Allegations - The Atlantic (thanks to u/American_Standard)

Al Franken Resigns From the Senate Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations - TIME (thanks to u/rimabograbd)

Local political leaders react to Franken resignation - Post Bulletin (thanks to u/Edward_Halpin)

Al Franken resigns, setting precedent for Donald Trump and Roy Moore - Salon (thanks to u/ucantharmagoodwoman)

Franken Resigns Without Confessing Any Wrongdoing - NY Magazine (thanks to u/Kelly365)

Analysis

Al Franken’s swift fall: A timeline - The Hill

The soul-crushing betrayal of Al Franken’s fall from grace - Think Progress (thanks to u/DEYoungRepublicans)

Al Franken finds unlikely defenders on Fox News - Washington Post (thanks to u/13angrymonkeys)

Democrats are doing the right thing with Al Franken - Business Insider (thanks to u/Kanusfoot)

Why Democrats Are Finally Pushing Franken To Resign - FiveThirtyEight (thanks to u/hallgeir in the comments)

Here’s Why Democrats Forced Al Franken to Do the Right Thing—And Why They May Come to Regret It - The Daily Beast (thanks to u/Eurynom0s)

Al Franken resigns: Five memorable moments from his Senate years - USA Today (thanks to u/Kelly365)

Documents

Read Al Franken's full resignation speech after sexual misconduct allegations - CNBC (thanks to u/VocaMae)