The survival prospects for Al Franken went south today, with nearly a triple baker's dozen of Democratic senators calling for his resignation after a seventh allegation of sexual harassment. (Followed shortly by an eighth).
Kirsten Gillibrand (NY) got things rolling: "While Senator Franken is entitled to have the Ethics Committee conclude its review, I believe it would be better for our country if he sent a clear message that any kind of mistreatment of women in our society isn't acceptable by stepping aside to let someone else serve."
The 30 Democrats (and one independent) who followed:
What's next: He'll make an announcement tomorrow morning, his office said.
Be smart: This is a sign of how fast the Hill can move when it finally moves, and it sets a new precedent that some sitting lawmakers are vulnerable for the consequences of their bad behavior.
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