Franken secures DFL's Senate endorsement
By Scott Wente
St. Paul Capitol Bureau
ROCHESTER, Minn. - Satirist-turned-candidate Al Franken convinced Democratic activists to look beyond controversies about his past Saturday as he locked up the party's U.S. Senate endorsement.
"I'm not a perfect person and I'm not going to pretend to have all the answers, but I'll tell the truth," Franken told raucous Democratic activists gathered in Rochester's Mayor Civic Center. "I will keep my spine and I will work for you."
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