Franken Campaign, Iraq Vote, Democrats Out West

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Political editor Ken Rudin talks about fallout from the Iraq debate, and a pollster out explains why eight Democratic candidates are hanging out in Carson City, Nev. Plus: liberal funnyman Al Franken declares his intention to become the next junior senator from Minnesota.


Ken Rudin, NPR's political editor, writes the weekly "Political Junkie" column on

Floyd Ciruli, independent pollster in Colorado



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