Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., right, and Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., hold a news conference in the Capitol Visitor Center to introduce legislation that aims to address and prevent sexual harassment for Capitol Hill staff on November 15, 2017.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., right, and Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., hold a news conference in the Capitol Visitor Center to introduce legislation that aims to address and prevent sexual harassment for Capitol Hill staff on November 15, 2017. Tom Williams AP
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., right, and Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., hold a news conference in the Capitol Visitor Center to introduce legislation that aims to address and prevent sexual harassment for Capitol Hill staff on November 15, 2017. Tom Williams AP

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  • Franken: Resigning from Senate "in the coming weeks"

    Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) announced on the Senate floor Thursday that he would resign following allegations from at least eight women of sexual misconduct, but did not give a specific date. He also noted the "irony" that Trump was still in office after he "bragged on tape about his history of sexual assault."