Wednesday, February 14, 2007

Al Franken for Minnesota Senate

MINNEAPOLIS -- Comedian Al Franken said Wednesday he will run for U.S. Senate in 2008, confirming his long-suspected plans to seek the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican Sen. Norm Coleman.

Franken's announcement came on the final day of his radio show on Air America. The former "Saturday Night Live" performer's celebrity instantly makes him a heavyweight contender and brings national attention to the Minnesota race.

Albert Lea
Saint Louis Park
Minnesota State Capital

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