Washington, UNITED STATES
New Minnesota Democratic Senator Al Franken speaks to reporters in the Capitol in Washington
New Minnesota Democratic Senator Al Franken (R) speaks to reporters along with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid at the Capitol in Washington July 6, 2009. Franken, a satirist turned politician, was declared the winner of a Senate seat in Minnesota last week, ending one of the longest Senate races ever.
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