He'd spent weeks this fall pleading for forgiveness in response to the accusations over his past actions. Last month, she published photos showing Franken grabbing her breasts while she was asleep during a flight back from a 2006 USO tour event.
Franken has been accused by multiple women of touching them inappropriately.
Following his announcement that he would resign from Congress, two Democratic senators said that Franken should not have stepped down before the Senate Ethics Committee had completed its investigation into the Minnesota Democrat.
Franken is expected to speak at least once more on the Senate floor before his resignation, a spokesman said.
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The census said net worldwide migration decreased 1.8 percent between 2016 and 2017, making it the first drop since 2012-2013. From July 2016 to July 2017, almost 115,000 Illinoisans left for other states on net, according to the Census data .
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"I know in my heart that nothing I have done as a senator, nothing, has brought dishonor on this institution, and I am confident that the Ethics Committee would agree". But he insisted that some of the allegations against him were "simply not true. others, I remember very differently". "I look forward to working with her on ensuring a speedy and seamless transition", Franken said recently in a statement.
Gov. Mark Dayton confirmed last week that he'd chosen Smith to replace Franken.
Smith said she will run in a special election in November 2018, and she now has a Republican challenger in Housley. He also talked about public school education and his concerns about efforts to use taxpayer money for private school tuition.
"I'm Karin Housley and I'm running for U.S. Senate", she said in a video posted on her Twitter account.