Ep. 488 – Al Franken – The Ax Files with David Axelrod

Ep. 488 – Al Franken

The Ax Files with David Axelrod

Al Franken has been known to the public for decades, first as a comedian and then as a senator from Minnesota. Since resigning from the Senate in 2018 amid sexual harassment allegations – which he has denied – he has mostly stayed out of the spotlight. He talks to David about his transition from acting to politics, his leaving the Senate and his battle with depression, whether he could run for office again, and his touring comedy show, “The Only Old US senator currently on tour.

May 5, 2022

57 minutes

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