Profile of Al Franken
By ERIN ELLIOTT
American Jewish World
Minneapolis, Minn. — His recent television spots have sought to remind Minnesotans that he is serious about becoming their next U.S. Senator. And, should he ultimately win the seat currently held by Sen. Norm Coleman, Al Franken would be the fourth consecutive Jewish senator to hold the seat since 1978.
A Franken-Coleman race would also be the fourth time two Jewish candidates ran against each other, with one of them as the incumbent...more
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