Al Franken, Un-Funny Man of the Senate
Al Franken was more prepared than you might think to run successfully for the U.S. Senate in 2008. Being a senator is serious business, and Franken had just spent 35 years not being funny. The challenge he faced was this: After …
BOOM: 40 Percent of Minnesota Likely Voters Think Al Franken Deserves Reelection
Also in today’s Jolt, the headline from a new poll of Minnesota likely voters commissioned by American Encore and conducted by Magellan Strategies:
Only 41 percent of respondents had a favorable view of Sen. Franken, while 45 percent had an unfavorable view …
No Franken-Coleman Rematch in 2014
Who’s running against comedian-turned-Minnesota senator Al Franken in 2014?
Not the man he beat, former senator Norm Coleman.
Coleman declared on Twitter,
[I] want to mentor a new generation of optimistic, limited government focused leaders who aren’t afraid to …