San Diego Mayor Bob Filner Back to Work Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

Sixteen women have come forward with accusations; petition underway to oust him.
1:52 | 08/20/13

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Transcript for San Diego Mayor Bob Filner Back to Work Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations
A strange twist today back here at home and the strange drama with the mayor of san diego embroiled in a sexual harassment scandal. Even amid a chorus of citizen complaints that he should go, including what someone wrote in the sky r surrounder bob. Reporter: San diego, one of america's most beautiful cities spent its summer embroiled in a very ugly scandal, its mayor is mia, hasn't been spotted in city hall in a month. I have diminished the office to which youlected me. Reporter: The 70-year-old went to rehab after 16 women accused him of sexual harassment. Groeped me. Reporter: Today he spent a second day with attorneys in mediation, his resignation may be on the table. Radio host mike slater has talked about almost nothing else for six weeks. One of the reasons why people are so fired up about this is because they know if they did what the mayor did, they would be fired in a second. Reporter: These women have gathered hundreds of signatures on a recall petition. As long as mayor fill ner is going, we're going too. Reporter: The mayor does have supporters but his real base of support might just come from comedians. The newspaper spoofed him using this unofficial anthem, blurred lines. Maybe it's time you left, maybe you should resign. Reporter: He may be a punch line but tonight at least he's still the mayor. Ryan owens, abc news, san diego.

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