Comedian Al Franken
is running for a U.S. Senator seat in Minnesota after winning the Democratic nomination on Tuesday.
The former Saturday Night Live
star beat six opponents, taking 66 per cent of the public vote in the state's primary election.
Franken will face current Republican Senator Norm Coleman
and Independence Party candidate Dean Barkley
in the November election.
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