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Al Franken

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Al Franken's Biography

Alan Stuart "Al" Franken (born May 21, 1951) is the junior United States Senator from Minnesota. He achieved note as a writer and performer for the television show Saturday Night Live from its conception in 1975 before moving to writing and acting in films and television. He then became a political commentator, author of five books, and hosted his nationaly syndicated radio talk show The Al Franken Show on the Air America Radio network.

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Al Franken as Stuart Smalley from SNL.

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    Saint Paul : Canada | 21 days ago

    Senate candidate Mike McFadden has raised $1.1 million in the last three months to finance his run against Democratic Sen. Al Franken . McFadden's campaign says its second quarter haul its largest ...

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    Saint Paul : Canada | 24 days ago

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      News Source: Star Tribune | 1 day ago
    The two-man race to decide which Republican will challenge Sen. Al Franken has split the party's former leaders. Businessman and political newcomer Mike McFadden has the backing of former Republican Sens...Dave Durenberger, who served in the Senate
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      News Source: Politico | 2 days ago
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      News Source: Politico | 3 days ago
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