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Three major candidates for Minnesota's U.S. Senate seat met for the fourth time Friday night on Twin Cities Public Television. (from left) host Cathy Wurzer, former Sen. Dean Barkley, Al Franken, host Eric Eskola and Sen. Norm Coleman. Staff photo by Don Davis

Gun issue fires up Senate hopefuls


ST. PAUL - Al Franken suggested he and Republican Sen. Norm Coleman agree on gun rights.

"I support the 2nd Amendment," Franken said. "I don't think we're any different on this."

Coleman shot that down.

"That is a stunning statement," he told the Democrat during a Friday night debate among Minnesota's three major candidates for U.S. Senate.

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