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Here are your Political Insights from ABC News (I am announcing that in the coming weeks I will be resigning as a member of the United States Senate.) Senator Al Franken of Minnesota bowed to the overwhelming pressure from his fellow Democratic Senators, but he insists that he has done "nothing as a senator to bring dishonor on this institution" and called out what he sees as an "irony"-- (I am leaving while a man who has bragged on tape about his history of sexual assault sits in the Oval Office and a man who has repeatedly preyed on young girls campaigns for the Senate) White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders responded to Franken's comments-- (We feel strongly that the people of his country also addressed that when they elected Donald Trump to be president.) Meanwhile Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell said that when it comes to Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, accused of the sexual assault of teenage girls, Moore would immediately face the Ethics Committee if he is elected. Those are your Political Insights, I'm Lana Zak, ABCN, the Capitol