While colleagues on both sides of the aisle were debating old stories about the Supreme Court of the 1960s and 1970s, Franken focused like a laser-beam on the activism of the Roberts Court.
If you are "absolutely" sure they didn't already see you though a window or hear your voice, lie down anywhere they won't be able to spot you and try to breathe as softly as you can.
Today's vote is proof that hard work, and elections, have real-life consequences that can help save lives.
Operation Heroes and Hounds is a way to support the men and women who served our country, and give a second chance to the animals who ended up in shelters through no fault of their own.
Back in 2003, I had the opportunity to sit down with then-author, now Minnesota Senator Al Franken.
Democrats have to get over their knee-jerk reaction to being labeled "tax and spenders" by their opposition. If higher taxes for millionaires are the way to pay for healthcare reform, then let everyone know it, and know why.
Much to the dismay of just about everyone who breathlessly follows politics, the Senate hearings on the confirmation of Sonia Sotomayor turned out to ...
These Senators spend their precious minutes before the cameras posturing, except for when they're pandering. Except for when they're plodding.
Sessions' repetition seemed like piling on. What was the point? Was he trying to catch Sotomayor in a contradiction? To gain an admission? To score points back home?
Many Senators referred to Paul as "The Conscience of the Senate." Only 5 feet 4 inches tall and with a severe limp, Wellstone would stand on the floor of the Senate and rail against corporate interests.
Why are Democrats letting Senator Sessions set the agenda with empty, irrelevant, "build the fence bigger" immigration amendments?
Al Franken in the Senate and the Democrats' now-60 seat majority, we thought we'd take this opportunity to sort through the differences between Democratic factions as the Obama revolution gets underway.
Throughout your campaign and its aftermath, you went out of your way to not be funny -- please free your sense of humor from whatever black site it's been languishing in for the last two years.
We can't help but weigh in on the Sarah Palin epic disaster movie. It's a fantastic train wreck of a story, and we can't look away.
No, I am not moving to Connecticut to run against Joe Lieberman. I am sure that Democratic Party leaders in that state will take care of themselves.