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Conan O'Brien To Help Al Franken Raise Money At Minneapolis Fundraiser

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Conan O'Brien will attend a fundraiser for Sen. Al Franken (D-MN), reports Minneapolis' Star Tribune.

O'Brien, who is on tour and in contract to return to TV on TBS in the fall, will pose for photos with attendees who must pay at least $500 to attend, according to the Star-Tribune

The reception and dinner with O'Brien will be held at a private home in Minneapolis on May 17th, according to an invitation. It comes on the heels of a Los Angeles fundraiser for Franken hosted by Dan Aykroyd last week, featuring SNL alums Kevin Nealon and Dana Carvey.

Franken worked for NBC's "Saturday Night Live" for 15 years during two separate stints; first from from 1975-1980, and then 1985-1995. Franken and O'Brien, who was a writer, worked together during Franken's second stint.

Proceeds from the fundraiser will go toward Franken's political action committee Franken MVPs, reports the Star-Tribune.

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