More than two dozen Democratic senators on Wednesday called on their colleague, Sen. Al Franken, to resign, following a seventh and eighth woman coming forward Wednesday with sexual harassment allegations. Just hours before the first senators came forward to renounce Franken, Politico published a story detailing a former Democratic congressional aide's claim that Franken tried to kiss her without her consent during a taping of his radio show in 2006, an allegation Franken said was "categorically not true." Later in the afternoon, Tina Dupuy wrote for The Atlantic that Franken groped her in 2009, making her the eighth woman to bring accusations of misconduct. Franken's office said the senator will make a statement Thursday.
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