Senate Democrats to Franken: Resign

6th woman alleges improper conduct


Photographs by AP/ANDREW HARNIK

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (left), D-N.Y.,speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, where she and other members of Congress introduced legislation to curb sexual harassment in the workplace.

More than half the Senate's Democrats, including the Democratic leader, Charles Schumer of New York, called for Sen. Al Franken to resign Wednesday, after a sixth woman came forward to charge that the Minnesota Democrat had made an improper advance on her.

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