10 Questions For Al Franken

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Actor Al Franken at the celebration for TIME magazine's 100 Most Influential People issue at Jazz at Lincoln Center May 8, 2006, in New York City.

From his roots as a comedy writer to political pundit, radio host, best-selling author and, of course, Bill O'Reilly's longstanding bête noire, Al Franken has had many different roles. His latest: the subject of a low-budget indie documentary, God Spoke, rolling out in theaters this week. TIME's Jeffrey Ressner talked to the loquacious liberal just hours before Franken dashed off to a Democratic National Committee event.

You have several books, a radio show and now a movie. What more does America need to know about Al Franken, for God's sake?

I had nothing to do with it. I didn't even have...

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