At least four female Democratic senators called on Sen. Al Franken to resign Wednesday, marking the first time any senator has called on the Minnesota Democrat to leave office as allegations of sexual harassment...More >
Embattled Sen. Al Franken will make an announcement Thursday, his office told reporters, as calls for the Minnesota Democrat's resignation -- led by female senators and later including party leaders such as Senate Minority...More >
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A member of the Connecticut Congressional Delegation is calling for embattled Sen. Al Franken to resign.
"The increasing number of women coming forward suggests a pattern of repeated harassment and unacceptable behavior that is impossible to ignore. Senator Franken has denied some of these allegations and has the right to continue to seek a process through the Ethics Committee, but I believe the best course of action for him right now is to step down, as I expect he will do tomorrow," Murphy said in a statement on Wednesday.
Republican Sen. Susan Collins also called on Franken to quit the Senate.
Franken is expected to make an announcement on Thursday.
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