Democratic female lawmakers call for Franken to step down

Posted: December 6, 2017 at 11:16 a.m.

Associated Press/ALEX BRANDON In this Nov. 27, 2017 photo, Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., speaks to the media on Capitol Hill in Washington. Franken is denying an accusation by a former Democratic congressional aide that he tried to forcibly kiss her after a taping of his radio show in 2006.

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sen. Al Franken's support among his fellow Democrats is cratering as a host of female Democratic senators Wednesday called upon him to resign.

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