Description: Early life and education. Franken was born on May 21, 1951, in New York City, to Joseph Franken, a printing salesman, and Phoebe Franken (born Kunst), a real estate agent.
Description: Well, it was close...but we won. Al Franken, July 1, 2009 . On November 5, 2008, the day after Election Day, US Senate candidate Al Franken spoke to the Minnesota press: We won't know for a little while who won the race. Many professionals predicted the Minnesota election for Senate between Al Franken and incumbent Norm Coleman would be the closest race of the 2008 cycle.
Description: Al Franken, Giant of the Senate [Al Franken] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. #1 New York Times Bestseller Flips the classic born-in-a-shack rise to political office tale on its head. I skipped meals to read this book - also unusual - because every page was funny.
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Description: Aug 08, 2012 · The latest revelations that illegal votes may have given Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) his 312-vote margin of victory in his 2008 Senate race—out of the nearly 3 …
Description: Now that Sen. Al Franken has announced he will resign in the coming weeks, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is facing a high-pressure decision over appointing a replacement.
Description: Dec 07, 2017 · WASHINGTON — Senator Al Franken of Minnesota, in an emotional speech on the Senate floor, announced on Thursday that he would resign from Congress, the most prominent figure in a …
Description: Long before he became a senator, Al Franken was a liberal hero for the way he stuck it to Republicans. And so it was perhaps inevitable that, even as he resigned from the Senate in disgrace this ...
Description: Incumbent Sen. Tina Smith (D) will face state Sen. Karin Housley (R) and three others in the special election for Minnesota's Class 2 Senate seat on November 6, 2018. The winner of the special election will serve out the rest of Al Franken's (D) term, ending in January 2021.. The race is one of many that may affect partisan control of the U.S. Senate in the 116th Congress.
Description: Al Franken and Tom Davis (1952-2012) went to the same private high school in Minneapolis, and later worked in Brave New Workshop, a satirical theater group. Franken graduated from Harvard with a degree in general studies, and continued doing comedy on the side. Franken …
Description: Dec 13, 2017 · ST. PAUL — The campaign started immediately. Five minutes after being named as Al Franken’s temporary replacement in the United States Senate, Lt. Gov. Tina Smith …
Description: Al Franken's widely expected resignation as Senator of Minnesota comes a day after at least 35 Democratic senators publicly called on him to resign.
Description: Broadcaster and model Leeann Tweeden said Thursday that Al Franken “forcibly kissed” and groped her during a USO tour in 2006, two years before the Minnesota Democrat’s election to the U.S ...
Description: On the other hand, Jean-Louis Kerouac did well to rename himself Jack. A Jean-Louis would be unlikely to write "On the Road" but a Jack Kerouac — the road was right up his alley.In 1963 ...
Description: Political operatives in Minnesota and Washington were drawing up lists of candidates to run for Sen. Al Franken’s Senate seat even before his resignation speech last week, searching for ...
Description: Albert Arnold Gore Jr. (born March 31, 1948) is an American politician and environmentalist who served as the 45th Vice President of the United States from 1993 to 2001. Gore was Bill Clinton's running mate in their successful campaign in 1992, and the pair was re-elected in 1996.Near the end of Clinton's second term, Gore was selected as the Democratic nominee for the 2000 presidential ...
Description: The Internet Crackdown Begins: U.S. Senator Al Franken Wants Google, Facebook And Twitter To Censor Political Speech
Description: Former Minnesota Senator Al Franken is poised to make his first public appearance since resigning his post in January at a cybersecurity forum next month. According to CNN, Franken will deliver ...
Description: Dec 01, 2017 · Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) said he’ll work with Roy Moore, who’s been accused of child molestation, if Moore is elected to the Senate. But Cruz condemned Sen. Al Franken …
Description: Gov. Mark Dayton on Tuesday appointed Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to replace U.S. Sen Al Franken, who is resigning. Here are some reactions. “Tina Smith will make an excellent United States Senator. She ...
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