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Al Franken hit the road Monday to talk with Minnesota mayors as the U.S. Senate election trial continues in St. Paul. Photo by Scott Wente, St. Paul Capitol Bureau.

Franken tours as trial continues

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By Scott Wente

St. Paul Capitol Bureau

ST. PAUL - Al Franken's campaign called him "Sen.-elect Franken," and Monday he acted like a senator.


The Democrat acknowledged his status is "up in the air" because of the pending U.S. Senate election trial, but he hit the road anyway for meetings typically convened by members of Congress.

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