Al Franken in trouble?

Long-time Democratic senator from Minnesota, Al Franken, may be in trouble because of his allegiance to President Obama. Fox News reports:

A survey of registered and likely voters by KSTP/Survey USA in mid-August had Franken ahead of McFadden by nine points, 51 percent to 42 percent. An earlier Rasmussen poll had him ahead by eight points among likely voters, 50 percent to 42 percent.

Terry Madonna, director of the Franklin & Marshall College Poll, said recent polling of the race indicates that “McFadden has a long way to go.” The weak spot he will try to exploit, of course, is Franken’s ties to the country’s top Democrat.

“The biggest thing [Franken] has to overcome is his lineage to Obama,” Madonna told

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