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Al Franken

November 17, 2017
Elected Minnesota officials surround U.S. Sen. Al Franken on Oct. 29, 2014, as Democrats launch a pre-election tour. On Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, many women political leaders criticized Franken for reports that he treated a female entertainer inapprorpiately. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Franken no stranger to upsetting women
November 17, 2017 - 9:25am
July 28, 2017
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, poses for a photo in May of 2017 with Clay Webster, a junior at Drake University, as she visits Des Moines, Iowa, a must-stop for presidential candidates. Rachel Mummey / The Washington Post.
Again, Klobuchar enters presidential campaign chatter
July 28, 2017 - 12:27pm
U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn.
Minnesota senators look ahead on health care
July 28, 2017 - 12:08pm
May 26, 2017
Minn. roundup: Franken rules out White House bid in 2020; Pearl Harbor victim has remains returned home
May 26, 2017 - 10:35am
April 19, 2017
U.S. Sen. Al Franken. File photo by Eric Hylden / Forum News Serviceplay button
Franken: New farm bill should address dairy struggles
April 19, 2017 - 10:01am
August 3, 2009
Franken proclaimed a star; and other state briefs
August 3, 2009 - 7:08am
July 13, 2009
Franken staff to hold open house at Hastings City Hall
July 13, 2009 - 1:22pm
July 7, 2009
Franken takes oath of office
July 7, 2009 - 1:24pm
July 5, 2009
Different outcomes, different views
July 5, 2009 - 5:11pm
July 2, 2009
Al Franken, watched by his wife Franni, talks to several hundred supporters Wednesday on the Minnesota Capitol mall. They were celebrating a Tuesday Supreme Court decision that made him U.S. senator. Don Davis/Minn. State Capitol Bureau
Franken returns to his roots
July 2, 2009 - 7:26am
GOP chair takes on Franken
July 2, 2009 - 7:14am
July 1, 2009
Franni and Al Franken were all smiles Tuesday afternoon following a Minnesota Supreme Court ruling that made him the next U.S. senator. They talked to reporters in front of their Minneapolis townhouse. Don Davis/Minn. State Capitol Bureau
Franken wins longest election
July 1, 2009 - 7:18am
Franken and Coleman: not typical Minnesotans
July 1, 2009 - 7:10am
June 30, 2009
Al Franken cracks a joke in between calls to voters last year in his St. Paul campaign office. He was making calls days before the election. Minn. State Capitol Bureau
Supreme Court: Franken won election
June 30, 2009 - 1:49pm
March 3, 2009
Norm Coleman attorney Joe Friedberg rests his eyes as witness Pamela Howell, background, is questioned by an Al Franken attorney Monday in the U.S. Senate election trial.  Pool photo by Jim Mone, Associated Press
Franken looks to protect his vote margin
March 3, 2009 - 8:00am