Filner Guilty of 3 Criminal Charges in Sex Scandal

Feinstein Calls for San Diego Mayor’s Resignation

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    California Sen. Dianne Feinstein is the latest Democrat to call for the resignation of San Diego Mayor Bob Filner over allegations of sexual harassment.

    Feinstein said on CNN's "State of the Union" Sunday that the embattled mayor is unable to "provide the kind of leadership that San Diegans want."

    Local Leaders React to Filner's Break

    [DGO]Local Leaders React to Filner's Break
    San Diego City Council President Todd Gloria and City Council member Lori Zapf talk about their thoughts on Mayor Bob Filner going to treatment for two weeks. (Published Friday, Jul 26, 2013)

    Filner's announcement Friday that he will undergo two weeks of full-time therapy defies leaders of his own party who are demanding he step down.

    Seven women identified themselves as targets of Filner's unwanted advances that include touching.

    Mayor Bob Filner to Enter Rehab

    [DGO] Mayor Bob Filner to Enter Rehab
    After an audio interruption, Mayor Bob Filner explains his plan for rehab following several weeks of pressure to resign. Seven women have come forward accusing the mayor of sexual harassment and inappropriate sexual behavior. (Published Monday, Aug 5, 2013)

    Debbie Wasserman Schultz, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, urged him to quit and called his alleged behavior "reprehensible."

    The San Diego County Democratic Party Central Committee voted 34-6 to ask Filner to resign.

    The 70-year-old Filner has acknowledged disrespecting and sometimes intimidating women.
     

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