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Calls by Senate Democrats for the resignation of Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) turned into a collective roar on Wednesday, in the wake of yet another woman accusing him of an unwanted sexual advance.

There are unconfirmed reports Franken will announce his resignation Thursday, although his office on Wednesday said he had not made a decision:

Nearly two dozen Democrats called on Franken to step down, including Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, who reportedly called Franken and told him to resign.

Earlier in the day Wednesday, an unidentified former Democratic Congressional aide said Franken tried to forcibly kiss her in 2006.

As Democrat after Democrat lined up to call for Franken to step aside, one, in particular caught the attention of social media.

As the walls caved in around Franken, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) tweeted Democrats “must commit to zero tolerance”:

Heitkamp wrote, in part:

I'm very concerned and disappointed by the behavior detailed in these allegations that continues to come out. It's brave of these women to come forward.

We must commit to zero tolerance — which is where I believe we as a country and Congress should be — and that means Senator Franken should step down.

Heitkamp's reference to “zero tolerance” claim was viewed with a bit of skepticism:

Absurd, or not, will Franken go or try to fight on?

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Either way, “zero tolerance” has arrived in the Senate Democratic caucus.

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