PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Al Franken, the one-time US Senator and alumnus of Saturday Night Live, will appear in Portland Wednesday night in a sold-out show at Revolution Hall.
The 68-year-old comedian-turned-politician served Minnesota in the US Senate for more than 8 years before resigning his seat over sexual misconduct allegations as part of the #MeToo movement.
Since that resignation he has largely stayed out of the public eye. But his appearance in Portland is part of a broader effort to return to visibility. Last week he appeared on the Conan O’Brien show. He’s in Seattle on Friday, then has appearances in Boston and the Detroit area in November.