Franken talks about his Supreme Court Picks and Gays in High School

Our favorite current Jewish Senator has been getting a lot of press this week. has the stories (they also had a great party last night, but that’s a story for another time).
Last week, President Obama called Senator Franken (as well as other legislators) to get his two cents on who to nominate to the Supreme Court’s bench. Franken’s pick? Someone “who would stand up for the interests of working Americans on the Court,” his spokesperson told Read the full article here.
Senator Al Franken addressed important health and violence issues facing gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth in schools during a Senate Education committee meeting this week. Here’s the video (thanks Minnpost!):


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(Photo: Al Franken from Wikimedia)