MPR News Reports Democratic Sen. Al Franken Will Resign

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Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit MARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST: Some breaking news from Minnesota tonight. Minnesota Public Radio News reports that Senator Al Franken will announce his resignation from the Senate tomorrow. His decision comes after at least 30 Senate Democrats, including leader Chuck Schumer, today called on Franken to step down. Joining us now from the Capitol is NPR congressional correspondent Susan Davis. Hey there. SUSAN DAVIS, BYLINE: Hey there. KELLY: So these allegations of sexual harassment against Franken have been out there for weeks. What changed today that prompted this avalanche of Democrats to call for him to step aside? DAVIS: Politico reported this morning about a seventh accuser. It was an anonymous woman, but she...

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