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Democratic Sen. Al Franken announced his resignation from the Senate on Thursday amid multiple allegations of sexual misconduct. 

"Today I am announcing that in the coming weeks I will be resigning as a member of the United States Senate," he said during a speech on the chamber floor. 

Franken said he was "shocked" and "upset" by the allegations that he groped and forcibly kissed multiple women. And he denied the veracity of some of the accusations, claiming "some of the allegations against me are simply not true. Others I remember differently."

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