BREAKING: Senator Al Franken resigns after sexual allegations

Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.)

CNN is reporting that Senator Al Franken of Minnesota will be resigning at a news conference scheduled for 11:45 a.m. EST.

The move comes after 30 fellow lawmakers called for him to step aside after weeks of sexual allegations hung over him. The Senate Ethics Committee had launched an investigation into those cases.

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