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Al Franken, Giant of the Senate

by Al Franken

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The Harvard-educated comedian and talk-show host chronicles the story of his unlikely senatorial campaign, detailing the ensuing months-long recount and what his service has taught him about America's deeply polarized political culture. 325,000 first printing.

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Sen. Al Franken On Comedy, Trump And The 'Curdling' Of Washington

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Sen. Al Franken, shown during the Peabody Awards ceremony in New York City on May 20, talks about running for office in his new book. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Peabody hide caption

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Sen. Al Franken Embraces 'The Funny' Again In New Book

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