Franken's Memoir To Cover Life From 'SNL' To SenateSen. Al Franken has a book deal for a memoir that will cover his career from "Saturday Night Live" to his years in Washington. Twelve, an imprint of Hachette Book Group, told The Associated Press on Thursday that the Minnesota Democrat's book is scheduled for 2017 and is currently untitled.
State Sets February Special Election For Departing SenatorThe state will hold a special election Feb. 9 to replace a state senator leaving office.
Bernie Sanders Returns To Minn. With Liberal Rallying CryDemocratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is rallying Minnesota voters with a call to band together to fix a "rigged economy."
Al Franken Urges David Letterman To Run For US SenateU.S. Sen. Al Franken made his first appearance on David Letterman's "The Late Show" for the first time since the Minnesotan went to Washington in 2009. The senator and Letterman are old friends that date back to Franken's days as a writer and performer on Saturday Night Live.
Senator: Let Local Governments Decide Sunday Liquor SalesA state senator says he may have the solution to the long-running battle over allowing liquor sales on Sunday.
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Franken Ups His Campaign Bank Balance To $5.9MMinnesota Sen. Al Franken has nearly $6 million in reserve as his re-election bid heads deeper into campaign season. Franken's campaign released totals Friday for the first three months of 2014. The first-term Democrat reported raising $2.72 million, leaving him with $5.9 million in cash on hand as of April 1.
GOP's Ortman To Honor Endorsement In Senate RaceRepublican U.S. Senate candidate Julianne Ortman says she will drop her bid to run against Democratic Sen. Al Franken if she doesn't get the GOP endorsement. Ortman says Thursday that the party's U.S. Senate candidate will have to rely on the GOP leaders and activists who bestow the party's endorsement at its state convention in May. She says the sooner the party can unite behind one candidate the better chance it will have to unseat Franken.
Dems, GOP Clash At US Senate Gun Control HearingFormer Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords gave a brief, but emotional, testimony before a Senate panel looking into gun violence Wednesday.
Sen. Franken Calls Hagel 'War Hero'Minnesota Sen. Al Franken is praising President Barack Obama's pick of former Nebraska Republican Senator Chuck Hagel as his next defense secretary.
Ex-Aide Meets Privately With Top Minn. Senators The former aide threatening to sue the Minnesota Senate over his firing related to a high-level affair has met privately with top GOP senators.
John Williams Video Smackdown for 6-7Senator Grassley...Can you hear me now? Vs. The Stella Sisters