• By BRIAN BAKST/Minnesota Public Radio

With his resignation date still not set, Democratic Sen. Al Franken is being urged to remain in office until allegations of sexual misconduct can be examined by the Senate Ethics Committee. Former Minnesota Gov. Arne Carlson endorsed that view in a commentary Sunday.

  • By CATHY WURZER and MARK ZDECHLIK/Minnesota Public Radio

A week-and-a-half after the first of four allegations of sexual misconduct against DFL Sen. Al Franken surfaced, Franken told MPR News he has felt shocked, embarrassed and ashamed but that he will not leave the Senate."I'm going to do my job and I'm going to go forward," he said. "I'm going …

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