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September 23, 2008

Franken ad: Coleman 'let our country down'

Al Franken's latest ad blames Sen. Norm Coleman (R-Minn.) for not investigating defense contractor profiteering in his tenure as chairman of the Senate's Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations.

The ad calls it "the worst thing Norm Coleman's done."

"As chairman of the most powerful investigative committee in the Senate, Norm Coleman had the perfect perch to look into no-bid contracts in Iraq. But Coleman did nothing," the narrator in the ad says.

"But Coleman did take $100,000 from defense contractors like Halliburton. Norm Coleman let our country down and we're paying the price."