Democratic Sen. Al Franken (Minn.) will officially leave office on Jan. 2, his office announced on Wednesday.
Departing Sen. Al Franken (D., Minn.) announced a “series of final speeches” on Wednesday, although he has still not announced the actual date he is leaving office.
Some Senate Democrats are expressing remorse over the push by their caucus for Sen. Al Franken (D., Minn.) to resign over past allegations of sexual misconduct, with one saying his colleagues’ treatment of Franken sickened him.
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton (D.) announced the appointment of Lt. Gov. Tina Smith on Wednesday to fill the Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Al Franken, who announced his resignation last week due to sexual misconduct allegations.
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton (D.) said he will announce his appointment to replace departing Democratic Sen. Al Franken on Wednesday.