CHICAGO
04/07/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Scott Lee Cohen 'Wants To Get Out' Of Lieutenant Governor's Nomination, Says Source

Under increasing pressure to step down, Democratic lieutenant governor nominee Scott Lee Cohen is reportedly considering stepping aside. A source told CBS 2 Political Editor Mike Flannery Friday that Cohen wants to drop out and is "trying to figure out how to do it"

Cohen has resisted calls from top Democrats -- including Gov. Pat Quinn and U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) -- to step aside in light of explosive allegations of domestic abuse and drug use.

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