Minnesota Sen. Al Franken has canceled an upcoming appearance at an Atlanta book festival after a Los Angeles radio anchor accused him of forcibly kissing her and groping her during a 2006 USO tour.
The Democrat is accused of forcibly kissing radio host Leeann Tweeden while both were on a USO tour in 2006 - prior to Franken's time in the Senate.
Franken was also photographed posing with his hands over Tweeden's breasts as she slept. Franken has issued an apology.
His sold-out appearance at the Marcus Jewish Community Center's book festival was scheduled for Monday.
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