Al Franken

Alan Stuart "Al" Franken is an American writer, comedian, and politician serving since 2009 as the junior United States Senator from Minnesota. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Al Franken has 563 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 95 videos. Most appearances with Chuck Schumer (10), 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: 521 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
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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

  • Mental Health Care

    Mental Health Care

    Dr. Elinore McCance-Katz, the assistant health and human services secretary for mental health and substance abuse, testified…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed Don Willett’s judicial nomination to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. Members also voted to limit debate…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate passed a bill to extend federal government funding until December 22, 7017. CSenator Al Franken (D-MN) announced…

  • Senate Session, Part 2

    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate passed the Republican tax reform bill, 51 - 49. Senator Bob Corker was the only Republican to vote against the…

  • Health and Human Services Secretary Confirmation Hearing

    Health and Human Services Secretary Confirmation Hearing

    The Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee held a hearing on President Trump’s nomination of former Eli Lilly head Alex…

  • Pending Judicial Nominations

    Pending Judicial Nominations

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held a confirmation hearing for a group of President Trump’s judicial and Commerce Department nominees. A good part of the first…

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