Stephen Colbert slams Al Franken for latest sexual misconduct allegation

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Stephen Colbert slammed Al Franken again on Wednesday night after the Minnesota senator denied charges of sexual misconduct. 

“It seems like every day a new man is being accused of sexual misconduct. But not today. Today it’s the same man," said Colbert in his opening monologue on The Late Show.

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Franken has been accused by a former Democratic congressional aide of trying to forcibly kiss her in 2006, after a taping of his radio show. According to POLITICO, the aide says Franken "pursued her after her boss had left the studio ... The former staffer said she ducked to avoid Franken’s lips. As she hastily left the room, she said, Franken told her: 'It’s my right as an entertainer.'" Read more...

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