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Senator Al Franken
How did an award-winning comedian defy the odds and get elected to public office? Hear more about Senator Al Frankens journey as he shares behind-the-scenes moments of his foray into politics and working in Washington, D.C. Senator Franken has represented the state of Minnesota since 2009. He serves on several committees, including the Judiciary; Energy and Natural Resources; Indian Affairs; and Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Before entering the political scene, Senator Franken was a popular Saturday Night Live writer and featured player, comedian, and radio talk show host.

Fri, Jul 21, 2017 -- 8:00pm

A one-hour weekly program, the mission of the Commonwealth Club of California is to be the leading national forum open to all for the impartial discussion of public issues important to the membership, community and nation.

Sat, Jul 22, 2017 -- 2:00am

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