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Franken back at Senate job despite soon-to-be-gone status

WASHINGTON (AP) — Al Franken is the Senate’s dead man walking, still doing his day job despite his soon-to-be-gone status.

The two-term Minnesota lawmaker told a somber Senate last Thursday he would resign amid multiple allegations of sexual misconduct and in the face of vanishing support from fellow Democrats. Franken was back at work this week, casting  votes in the Senate, participating in a committee hearing and attending a senator-only luncheon with Democrats.