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Republicans want Wisconsin Democrats to return Franken money

Republicans want Wisconsin Democrats to return Franken money

Allegations of sexual misconduct lodged against Minnesota U.S. Sen. Al Franken reverberated Thursday in neighboring Wisconsin, where Democratic office holders and candidates were urged to return donations they had received from his political action committee.

Democrats found themselves being forced to react to the accusations by Los Angeles radio anchor Leeann Tweeden that Franken forcibly kissed her during a 2006 USO tour. A photo of him with his hands on Tweeden's breasts as she slept also circulated for the first time.

Franken issued an apology and said he would cooperate with a Senate ethics investigation.

"I am glad to see that Senator Franken immediately...

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