The #MeToo movement has claimed a sitting senator, as Sen. Al Franken announced this morning he'll resign at some point over the next few weeks.
His big quote: "There is some irony that 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 with the full support of his party." [Video]
Other Franken quotes:
Go deeper: Democrats more willing to take on their own over sexual harassment
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The Smithsonian has set a new goal of reaching 1 billion people, both in the U.S. and abroad, by 2022. The core of the plan, according to Secretary of the Smithsonian David Skorton, is to bring the museum's collections to those who physically can't visit by digitizing more than 15 million items and making them available online.