Franken's resignation shines a bright light on GOP hypocrisy

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On Thursday, Senator Al Franken (D-MN) announced his resignation following weeks of mounting allegations of sexual harassment and calls from colleagues to step down. But even as Franken stepped aside, the spotlight on the GOP side of things only shines brighter.

Though Franken remained defiant in his speech, saying some of the allegations were untrue and claiming he remembered some of the reported incidents differently than the accusers, he said, "It has become clear I can't both pursue the ethics committee process and at the same time remain an effective senator for [the people of Minnesota]." Read more...

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