Iron Junction, Minn. — U.S. Sen. Al Franken does an impersonation of Sen. Paul Wellstone ordering breakfast Thursday, October 25, 2012 at the Clinton town hall in Iron Junction, Minn., as part of the 10th anniversary memorial of Wellstone’s death in a plane crash in northeastern Minnesota. (Photo by Derek Montgomery for MPR) via MPR News.
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“If we don’t fight hard enough for the things we stand for…we have to recognize that we don’t really stand for them.” -Paul Wellstone
— Scott Zumwalt (@szumwalt) October 25, 2012
Even a decade after his death, Paul Wellstone’s legacy remains strong not just in #Minnesota but nationwide. He was truly an inspiration.
— Betty McCollum (@BettyMcCollum04) October 25, 2012
— Michael Noble (@NobleIdeas) October 25, 2012
It is the tenth anniversary of Paul Wellstone’s death. I loved that guy. A friend and a champion. Spending time with him was always a treat.
— David Corn (@DavidCornDC) October 24, 2012
— Governor Mark Dayton (@GovMarkDayton) October 25, 2012
“Sometimes the dreamers are the only realists.” Sen. Paul Wellstone
— Joanna Klonsky (@joannaklonsky) October 25, 2012
One small plane crash. One giant loss for humankind. #Wellstone
— Lars Leafblad (@larsleafblad) October 25, 2012