Good luck, President-elect Biden. You’ll need it.


This piece was originally published in the Los Angeles Times on November 10, 2020 The careful observer will notice that Joe Biden’s approach to leadership is very different from Donald Trump’s. While Trump has sought to exploit divisions along racial, religious and philosophical lines — stoking grievances, suspicion and sometimes violence — Biden keeps telling us he wants to bring Americans together. Good! Also, good luck! If you’re reading this, chances are very good that on election night you were shocked and depressed at how close the race was. If you’re among those who believe that the election has been stolen from … Read More…

A Preview of the Final Trump-Biden Debate

Trump Biden Debate

President Donald Trump (Anthony Atamanuik) and Vice President Joe Biden (Dana Carvey) face off in a preview of the final debate of 2020.

Debate Prep Vets James Carville and Philippe Reines on the Upcoming Debate + Al on RGB

Carville and Reines

Carville and Reines (who played Trump in Hillary’s debate prep) game out the Most Important Event in the History of the World. Plus Al shares some thoughts on the great Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Subscribe to The Al Franken Podcast on Apple, Spotify, Google Play, YouTube or wherever you get your podcasts. Signup for the Al Franken Newsletter here.

Interview with Christiane Amanpour

I did a nice interview with the great Christiane Amanpour earlier this week. See if you agree with me that I come off as extremely personable and insightful.  Subscribe to The Al Franken Podcast on Apple, Spotify, Google Play, YouTube or wherever you get your podcasts. Signup for the Al Franken Newsletter here.