Franken: 'We're Going to Win Soon'
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Al Franken gave his first national media interview since November to Air America's Mark Green Friday. Franken acknowledges the difficulties of his long electoral purgatory but says that none of that really matters, because he is "going to win soon." Here's an excerpt; Air America has the full audio.
GREEN: We talked before air about an election night a few years back when I spent two hours in an emotional deep freeze not knowing whether I had won or lost a close and big race. So how have you handled a three month -- and counting -- emotional deep freeze?
FRANKEN: Well, Frannie and I Iook at each other at night, usually right before we go to bed, and go like: "How long is this gonna go on?" But, it really looks now that it's going to get resolved in my favor, and soon, and so I'm actually excited to get there. So that sort of overcomes the frustration of: "How long can this go on?"
GREEN: What's the hold-up? Haven't you been certified the winner by the secretary of state of Minnesota?