Franken Wins Minn. Democratic Primary

Sep 10, 2008  •  Post A Comment

“Saturday Night Live” alum Al Franken clinched the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate in his home state of Minnesota, USA Today reports. The comedian-actor-author beat six opponents, taking 66% of the public vote in the state’s primary election. Franken will face the incumbent, Republican Norm Coleman, and Dean Barkley of the Independent Party in the November general election.
—Christopher Perez

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  1. There’s been enough Senators appering on SNL over the years. It’s about time an SNL cast member goes to the Senate.

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