Al Franken





Al Franken

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Alan Stuart "Al" Franken is an Emmy Award–winning American comedian, writer, progressive political commentator, and, recently, politician. He gained fame as a writer and a performer for Saturday Night Live, eventually writing and appearing in several films. Since then, Franken has become more known for his political commentary, writing numerous bestselling books and hosting a nationally-syndicated radio show on Air America Radio.

He is currently the United States Senator from Minnesota.

On February 14, 2007, Franken announced his candidacy for the 2008 United States Senate election in Minnesota as a member of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party, and was nominated by that party on June 7, 2008. He won the Democratic Party primary on September 9,...more


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Josh Nussbaum, Field Director


Did you see Al’s email to supporters on Friday? We have a huge opportunity to engage voters at the Minnesota State Fair — and we need your help!



Dear Josh,


There are emails with hard asks (I’m sure you’re familiar with this kind), and then there are emails with easy asks.


This is an email with an easyask: We’re looking for a few good volunteers to help us out at...

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