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December 30, 2017
Minnesota Sen. Al Franken gets a hug from fellow Sen. Amy Klobachar after speaking to supporters at the Machine Shop Event space in Minneapolis on Thursday, Dec. 28. (John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press)
Franken's tenure in Senate nears its end: He’s likely Minnesota’s biggest political celebrity, but legislative legacy is less clear
December 30, 2017 - 10:00pm
December 9, 2017
U.S. Sen. Al Franken's announced resignation has made Minnesota the focus of the national political-industrial complex in advance of the November 2018 elections. (Forum News Service file photo)
With Franken out, Minnesota politics just became the focus of the nation
December 9, 2017 - 4:43pm
November 26, 2017
Sen. Al Franken. (Forum News Service file photo)
Franken says he doesn't remember photos, plans return to Senate
November 26, 2017 - 6:25pm
April 16, 2017
Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., questions Supreme Court nominee judge Neil Gorsuch during his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington March 21, 2017. (Joshua Roberts Reuters)
Franken's rising national profile is no joke
April 16, 2017 - 10:30pm
November 14, 2016
Klobuchar, Franken announce judicial selection committee
November 14, 2016 - 8:52pm
November 6, 2016
Column: Keeping our promises to veterans
November 6, 2016 - 9:02pm
June 28, 2016
Franken staffer hears infrastructure concerns
June 28, 2016 - 9:55pm
June 2, 2016
Column: Why I oppose the Trans-Pacific Deal
June 2, 2016 - 9:42pm
May 15, 2016
Judge Dorothy Sietsema (right) of Worthington samples one of the offerings Wednesday in Sen. Al Franken’s annual Hotdish Off event in Washington. At left is judge Ryan Jensen. Submitted Photo
Hotdish heaven: The recipes from the Congressional casserole contest
May 15, 2016 - 9:25pm
May 11, 2016
Flanked by the Minnesota Congressional Delegation, judges Ryan Jensen, Dorothy Sietsema of Worthington and her son, Tom Sietsema, food critic for the Washington Post, consider the offerings in Sen. Al Franken’s sixth annual Hotdish Competition. Submitted Photo by Sen. Al Franken's office
Rep. Walz wins state congressional delegation’s hotdish competition
May 11, 2016 - 9:09pm
March 30, 2016
Educators skeptical about ESSA
March 30, 2016 - 9:55pm
March 28, 2016
Franken staffers to meet with area educators
March 28, 2016 - 9:45pm
February 5, 2016
Franken talks rural health care woes
February 5, 2016 - 9:47pm
February 3, 2016
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (left) is shown with Chelsey Jo Herrig, formerly of Jackson, on Wednesday in Washington. (Photo courtesy of Perisha Gates)
Jackson student speaks on college debt during Klobuchar forum
February 3, 2016 - 9:49pm
December 11, 2015
Capitol Chatter: Democrats seek to stop rural legislative losses
December 11, 2015 - 9:36pm