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Al Franken, the DFL's U.S. Senate candidate, spoke to supporters at the University of Minnesota, Morris' Oyate Hall during a half-hour stop Monday.

Franken urges supporters on in final week

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By Tom Larson

Sun Tribune

U.S. Senate candidate Al Franken certainly has to be pleased by poll numbers that show him even or ahead of incumbent Republican Norm Coleman in one of nation's most watched and hotly contested senatorial races.


And so Franken urged dozens of supporters in Morris on Monday to "get up early and stay up late" in the week ahead to push his candidacy before the Nov. 4 general election.

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