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US Sen. Al Franken To Address Michigan Democrats

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Sen. Al Franken (credit: Jeffrey Thompson/Getty Images)

Sen. Al Franken (credit: Jeffrey Thompson/Getty Images)

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DETROIT (AP) — U.S. Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota is scheduled to give the keynote address at the Michigan Democratic Party’s Annual Jefferson-Jackson Dinner in Detroit.

Franken is to speak at the fundraising event Saturday at Cobo Center.

The 59-year-old former “Saturday Night Live” writer and performer is in his first term in the Senate.

He sits on the Health, Education, Labor, and Pension Committee; the Judiciary Committee; the Energy and Natural Resources Committee; and the Committee on Indian Affairs.

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