Surprise: Franken still confident he will win

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Al Franken is playing senator again today with a visit to Washington, D.C. to chill with the elected Democrats in office. As if he hasn't said it enough, Franken reminded everyone he is confident he will win and be in a real senator soon. Maybe he should act a little worried just to mix it up a bit.

Franken says it's been a long battle, but he sees "a light at the end of the tunnel," according to the Star Tribune.

Franken spoke while in D.C. today. Here is the quote from the Strib: ""I believe that we're going to win the election contest, and after that Senator Coleman can choose to do what he wants."

Franken was invited to the Capitol by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to speak with the Democratic Senate Caucus.

In other Senate news, Minnesota's lone Sen. Amy Klobuchar is still cracking jokes about the recount trial. At least she is keeping everything interesting.

Klobuchar made a prediction in January that the trial would be over the day the Lake Minnetonka ice is expected to melt. That could change, she tells Time.

"Pretty soon I'm going to say when the ice melts on the Arctic," she said in Time.


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