Al Franken

Alan Stuart Franken is an American writer, comedian, and politician. Since 2008, he has been the junior United States Senator from Minnesota. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Al Franken has 537 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1992 Call-In as an Anchor for the Comedy Central. The year with the most videos was 2013 with 71 videos. Most appearances with Chuck Schumer (9), Richard Blumenthal (9), Cory Booker (8). Most common tags: Minnesota, Senate, Political Coverage.

Appearances by Title:July 7, 2009 - Present U.S. Senator, D-MN View Map Videos: 495 c. August 5, 1998 - Present Comedian Videos: 13

Previously

U.S. Senate Candidate, U.S. Senate
D-Minnesota
c. February 14, 2007 - c. November 4, 2008 Videos: 7 U.S. Senator-Elect, Minnesota
D
c. June 30, 2009 - c. July 7, 2009 Videos: 2 Talk Show Host, Al Franken Show, Air America Radio c. April 1, 2004 - c. February 14, 2007 Videos: 8 Comedian, Saturday Night Live, NBC Television c. January 2, 1994 - c. August 15, 1996 Videos: 11 Anchor, Comedy Central c. July 13, 1992 - c. January 2, 1994 Videos: 1

Recent Appearances

  • Judicial Nominations

    Judicial Nominations

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held a confirmation hearing for Allison Eid to serve on the U. S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.…

  • Senate Session, Part 2

    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate voted to limit debate on the nomination of William Emanuel to be a member of the National Labor Relations Board…

  • Rally Against Senate Republican Health Care Proposal

    Rally Against Senate Republican Health Care Proposal

    Democratic senators spoke at a rally on Capitol Hill to oppose the latest Senate Republican health care proposal, sponsored…

  • Stabilizing Individual Insurance Market

    Stabilizing Individual Insurance Market

    Health care stakeholders, including state and insurance company officials, testified at a hearing on stabilization of the individual…

  • Individual Insurance Markets

    Individual Insurance Markets

    The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee heard from health insurance experts on their recommendations to stabilize the individual…

  • Health Insurance Market Stabilization

    Health Insurance Market Stabilization

    A bipartisan group of governors testified on ways to lower health care premium costs and to stabilize the individual…

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