Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

National Audio 1:25 PM ET

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National Audio 1:25 PM ET

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NAT079 - (US-Sexual-Harassment-Franken) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) UNDATED. x-10s. Democratic Senator Al Franken has released a statement saying he gladly will cooperate in an ethics investigation after being accused of sexual misconduct. K-A-B-C radio host Leeann Tweeden says Franken forced her to kiss him while the two were on a U-S-O tour in Afghanistan in 2006. Tweeden says Franken wrote a kiss into a skit the two performed together and coerced her into rehearsing it. ("..in my mouth.") (SOURCE:ABC)

TAG: Tweeden also released a photo showing Franken with his hands on her breasts while she appears to be asleep on the military flight back to the U-S. In his statement, Franken says he doesn't remember the kiss but apologizes for the photo. …

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