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By Tom Fitton
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Mike Ciresi
HASTINGS, Minn. (AP) — In the 1980s, Al Franken was cracking jokes on "Saturday Night Live" while Mike Ciresi, his chief rival for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate this year, was serving as general counsel to the government of India in a landmark lawsuit over a catastrophic industrial accident.
"At the end of the day, some of these players will get nothing. And the NFL will walk away with its asset, and once again the players will be on the short end of the stick," Ciresi said.
Mike Ciresi, one of the attorneys representing former Minnesota Vikings defensive end Jim Marshall and others who filed objections, argued that the NFL will be taken off the hook with the settlement.