Franken: I'm ready to get to work, be like Wellstone
Al Franken, along with Sen. Amy Klobuchar and other local politicians, rallied at the state Capitol Wednesday to celebrate his long-awaited win of the state's vacant U.S. Senate seat. He spoke to his supporters as senator-elect and said he is ready to get to work for the state.
The UpTake (via MNStories) posted video of Franken's speech. Check it out:
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