2017: Senator Al Franken Honors Wellstone on 15th Anniversary of Plane Crash
Senator Paul Wellstone (D-MN) was killed in a plane crash 15 years ago on Oct 25, 2002. Senator Al Franken (D-MN) held Wellstone's seat and took to the Senate floor Oct. 25, 2017 to remember his friend.
STAR TRIBUNE by Vince Tuss OCTOBER 25, 2017
Senator Al Franken tears up in speech paying tribute to Paul Wellstone.
The emotion was clear in a speech Tuesday night on the U.S. Senate floor.