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The Hill’s Alexander Bolton:McConnell scolds Franken for making faces from dais during his speech Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) scolded Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) on the Senate floor Thursday for allegedly mocking him while he delivered a solemn speech on Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan.

But who’s funnier? Conan O’Brien to host fundraiser for former ‘SNL’ co-worker Sen. Al Franken The former “SNL” writer/”Tonight Show” host will join Franken in Minneapolis later this month for a $500-a-person fundraiser (or $4,800 to have a picture taken), according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Conan loves diapers.

We’ve seen some interesting pictures of Al Franken, but this might be one of our favorites.  [OTB]

This is why you don’t mess with Hollywood, Cafferty. In talking about actors running for office, Cafferty described Baldwin’s credentials as "questionable," but noted that Al Franken is Harvard-educated. That prompted Baldwin to ask: "So Franken fits the mold for Cafferty because he went to Harvard? Baldwin’s response: [amazing] I …

The longest Senate campaign in history is finally over. [diapers] Democrat Al Franken, a satirist turned politician, was declared the winner of a Senate seat in Minnesota on Tuesday, clearing the way for President Barack Obama’s party to secure a critical 60-seat majority in the Senate.  [live from DC…] Asked …

If he’s qualified to lead, then so is she.

According to sources, Al Franken ended up winning his Minnesota senate seat by 11 votes – One shy of the total number of diapers in the bag next to him.

Al Franken’s latest role, attempting to play a grown-up, isn’t working out so well. From Real Clear Politics: A Playboy article written in 2000 by current Minnesota Democratic Senate candidate Al Franken has caused a maelstrom of outrage — and not just from the opposing party. … With just a …

In case you hadn’t heard, former SNL funny man Al Franken is running for the Senate. And while you might find his candidacy legitimate, the IRS begs to differ. And as only his Extremeness could point out, it’s “more like ironic foreshadowing.”