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Franken selects his state director

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Al Franken has selected Alana Petersen to be his state director, according to Minnesota Public Radio. Petersen has been working for Rep.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Al Franken has selected Alana Petersen to be his state director, according to Minnesota Public Radio.
 
Petersen has been working for Rep. Jim Oberstar, D-Minn., for the past five years.
 
“It’s a little difficult because we’re still in a little bit of a legal limbo but we, again, I don’t want to be presumptuous but I feel like it’s irresponsible not to get a jump on this,” Franken told MPR.