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California Democratic Party leader to resign after accusations of sexual misconduct

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - California Democratic Party Chairman Eric Bauman, leader of one of the most influential political forces in the nation, said Thursday he intended to resign after allegations of sexual misconduct and inappropriate behavior toward party staff members and activists.

Bauman's decision to resign follows a report from the Los Angeles Times on Wednesday that said 10 party staff members and political activists accused him of making crude sexual comments

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