Al Franken resigns amid sexual harassment allegations

Democratic Senator Al Franken has resigned following allegations of sexual harassment.

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    Democratic Senator Al Franken has resigned following allegations of sexual harassment.

    A majority of Democratic Senators had asked him to step down.

    His resignation comes amid a nationwide debate about sexual harassment in the workplace.

    Al Jazeera's Shihab Rattansi reports from Washington, DC.


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