As Smith Heads To DC, Questions Linger Over ReplacementRepublican Sen. Michelle Fischbach is poised to become lieutenant governor after Lt. Gov. Tina Smith is sworn into the U.S. Senate this week.
Dayton To Announce Franken Replacement WednesdayGovernor Mark Dayton will announce his choice to replace Al Franken in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday.
Franken Replacement Won’t Be Named MondayA replacement for U.S. Senator Al Franken won’t be named on Monday, according to WCCO’s Pat Kessler.
Talking Points: Sen. Franken Talks State Fair, Shuts Down 2020 Presidential RunThe intense debate surrounding President Donald Trump's policies is very alive at the Great Minnesota Get-Together.
Sen. Al Franken Hosts Book Signing In St. PaulAl Franken was at Common Good Books Sunday afternoon. His new book is called "Al Franken, Giant of the Senate."
Trump On Prosecutor For Russia Probe: 'It Hurts Our Country'President Donald Trump says a special prosecutor for an investigation into Russia's involvement in the election hurts our country.
Talking Points: Al Franken For President In 2020?One name that keeps coming up as a potential Democratic candidate for president in 2020 is Minnesota Senator Al Franken.
Franken On American Health Care Act: 'This Is Terrible'Al Franken says AHCA won't pass in the Senate, and it shouldn't have passed through the House.
Franken, Klobuchar Meet With Minnesota Refugees On Travel BanSenator Franken said Sunday, "What I got out of this is that this order is put together in a way that is terribly confusing."
Minnesota Political Leaders Soak In Papal Address To CongressWashington, D.C. set aside politics for one day to listen to the spiritual leader of 1.2 billion Catholics. Pope Francis delivered the first papal address in history to a joint session of Congress. It was an address that some thought would be political, including remarks on immigration, religious liberty and climate change.
Nonprofit Convoy Of Hope Stops In Spring Lake ParkThe relief organization The Convoy of Hope offered a community celebration in the Twin Cities Saturday.
Sen. Franken Introduces Bill Mandating Paid Sick Leave For All WorkersA new proposal from Sen. Al Franken would allow all workers to earn sick time if they or a family member are under the weather. Sen. Franken says 43 million workers don’t have paid sick days, and many are forced to come to work when they don’t feel well.
Ex-Independence Party Leaders Endorse McFadden Two former leaders in Minnesota's Independence Party have endorsed Republican candidate Mike McFadden in his bid to unseat Democratic U.S. Sen. Al Franken. Former Independence Party Chairman Jack Uldrich and former House candidate David Dillon both threw their support behind McFadden on Monday.
Minnesota Senator Al Franken Makes The Rounds At The FairSenator Al Franken is making the rounds at the Minnesota State Fair. On Sunday, he sat down with WCCO's Roshini Rajkumar, the host of News and Views, and talked about the campaign.
Franken: Regrets Traffic-Cone Video U.S. Sen. Al Franken says he regrets a video in which he's shown holding two traffic cones to his chest like breasts. The video was recorded at a 2012 fundraiser and first surfaced this spring Republican officials brought it up again this week a few days after GOP congressional candidate Jim Hagedorn came under attack for old blog writings targeting women, American Indians, gays and others.