Al Franken

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More and more cities are saying goodbye, Columbus

For one community, Columbus Day is a marker of genocide and shame. For another, it's a celebration of history and heritage. Now some cities like Seattle, Portland and Minneapolis are siding with the former, rebranding the holiday as Indigenous Peoples Day.

Global Politics

Mr. Franken Goes to Washington

Tom Davis met Al Franken when they were both in high school, undoubtedly vying for title of class clown. They eventually both became writers for Saturday Night Live. Tom Davis joins The Takeaway to share his memories of his partner in comedy.

Conflict & Justice

Franken wins? Not so fast.

It ain't over till it's over. A day before the 111th Congress convenes, Republican senators are claiming that they will block any attempts to seat Democrat Al Franken, who currently holds a slim lead over Republican incumbent Norm Coleman.

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Conflict & Justice

Franken wins? Not so fast.

It ain't over till it's over. A day before the 111th Congress convenes, Republican senators are claiming that they will block any attempts to seat Democrat Al Franken, who currently holds a slim lead over Republican incumbent Norm Coleman.

Global Politics

Mr. Franken Goes to Washington

Tom Davis met Al Franken when they were both in high school, undoubtedly vying for title of class clown. They eventually both became writers for Saturday Night Live. Tom Davis joins The Takeaway to share his memories of his partner in comedy.