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Second woman accuses Sen. Al Franken of groping

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

A picture of Lindsey Menz posing with Franken. (Lindsey Menz photo via CNN)

A picture of Lindsey Menz posing with Franken. (Lindsey Menz photo via CNN)

T. PAUL, Minn. — A second woman has accused Minnesota Sen. Al Franken of inappropriate touching.

Lindsay Menz tells CNN that Franken placed his hand on her bottom as they posed for a photo at the Minnesota State Fair in 2010, two years into Franken’s first term.

The 33-year-old Menz told CNN that the interaction made her feel “gross.”

She says she immediately told her husband that Franken had “grabbed” her bottom.

In this July 12, 2017, file photo, Senate Judiciary Committee member Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington. PBS and WETA say Minnesota Sen. Franken will not appear substantially in David Letterman's Mark Twain Prize special airing Monday night, Nov. 20. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

Franken told CNN he didn’t remember taking the photo with Menz, but that he feels badly that she felt disrespected.

Los Angeles broadcaster Leeann Tweeden accused Franken last week of forcibly kissing her during a USO tour in 2006, before he was elected to the U.S. Senate.

 Franken’s office has not responded to Associated Press messages seeking comment Monday.