Alan Stuart Franken is an American comedian, writer, producer, author, and politician who served as a United States Senator from Minnesota from 2009 to 2018. He became well known in the 1970s and 1980s as a performer on the television comedy show 'Saturday Night Live' . After decades as an actor and satirical writer, he became a prominent liberal political activist, hosting 'The Al Franken Show' on Air America Radio. Wikipedia*
On the C-SPAN Networks:
Al Franken has 568 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 2017 with 98 videos. Most appearances with Chuck Schumer (10), Richard Blumenthal (9), Bernie Sanders (8). Most common tags: Minnesota, Senate, Political Coverage.
PreviouslyU.S. Senator, D-MN View Map July 7, 2009 - January 2, 2018 Videos: 525 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