Al Franken

Alan Stuart Franken is an American actor, writer, comedian and elected public official. He is currently the junior United States Senator from Minnesota. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Al Franken has 527 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 Richard Blumenthal (9), Chuck Schumer (8), Sheldon Whitehouse (7). Most common tags: Minnesota, Senate, Political Coverage.

Appearances by Title:July 7, 2009 - Present U.S. Senator, D-MN View Map Videos: 485 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

  • Foreign Agents Registration Act

    Foreign Agents Registration Act

    Justice Department officials, including the agency’s inspector general, testified at a hearing on foreign agent registration requirements. Inspector…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate resumed debate on H.R.1628, the American Health Care Act. Among the amendments considered were one by Senator…

  • Senate Democrats' Reaction to Health Care Vote

    Senate Democrats' Reaction to Health Care Vote

    Senate Democrats reacted to the Senate 51-50 vote in favor of a motion to proceed to health care legislation. All Democrats and Senators…

  • Congressional Democrats Health Care Rally

    Congressional Democrats Health Care Rally

    Congressional Democrats held an impromptu rally after the Senate voted 51-50 in favor of a motion to proceed to health care legislation.…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed David Bernhardt to be deputy secretary of the Department of the Interior. Democrats spoke about their…

  • Senate Session, Part 1

    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate advanced the nomination of John Bush to be a judge on the Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

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