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POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Media doesn't laugh at Franken

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ST. PAUL - National news reporters are at least a little frustrated with new Minnesota Sen. Al Franken.

First, he seldom displays the humor he used as a comedian. Second, he doesn't talk to them.


The Hill, a respected newspaper covering Congress, updated its readers about the Democrat who joined the Senate July 7, after a long election and post-election battle with Norm Coleman.

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