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Al Franken gets show on SiriusXM

Al Franken, who left the U.S. Senate in 2018 following accusations of sexual misconduct, is launching his own weekly radio show on SiriusXM. The move is the biggest step Franken has taken in his attempted comeback so far.

Gillibrand defends her statement before Franken's ouster

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand defended her decision to call on former Sen. Al Franken to resign after allegations of unwanted touching and kissing were made against him, earning praise from a friendly audience of Iowans in Sioux City on Friday.

Democratic senators to Al Franken: Resign

Embattled Sen. Al Franken will make an announcement Thursday, his office told reporters, as calls for the Minnesota Democrat's resignation -- led by female senators and later including party leaders such as Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer -- rapidly gained momentum Wednesday.

Who would replace Al Franken?

Should Sen. Al Franken decide to step down, his resignation would set up a gubernatorial appointment and open up a new Senate battleground in 2018.

Al Franken scandal timeline

A female radio news anchor said that Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken groped and "forcibly kissed" her without her consent during an overseas USO tour in 2006, two years before Franken was elected to the Senate. Here's a timeline of latest events from the scandal.