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Senator Al Franken Accused of Groping a Woman in 2006

posted on November 16, 2017

The New York Times’s Nicholas Fandos reports, “A growing national outcry over sexual harassment reached the Senate on Thursday, when a radio newscaster accused Al Franken, Democrat of Minnesota, of kissing and groping her without consent during a 2006 U.S.O. tour of the Middle East before he took public office.” Leeann Tweeden said of her alleged harassment, “I felt disgusted and violated.” Franken released a statement apologizing for the incidents, and a Senate Ethics Committee investigation is underway.

Read at The New York Times