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Al’s Pals

Minnesota Senate hopeful Al Franken is the luckiest kid in the world because:

A. He outraised Republican incumbent Norm Coleman during the second quarter of 2007.
B. He’s got a ton of grassroots supporters sending him in small donations from around the country – donors he can go back to again and again.
C. He’s got a oodles of deep-pocked Hollywood pals. In no particular order, here are some of the entertainment types who have chipped in thus far:

Jason Alexander ($4,600)
Kevin Bacon ($1,000)
Andrea Bernstein ($1,000)
Stephen Bing ($4,600)
David Geffen ($2,300)
David Kohan ($1,000)
Norman Lear ($2,300)
Barry Levinson ($4,600)
Harvey Weinstein ($4,600)
Edward Zwick ($2,300)
Bill Maher ($1,000)
Donna Akroyd ($2,300)
Jane Curtin ($4,600)
Lorne Michaels ($2,300)
Larry David ($4,600, plus (ex)wife maxed out)
Ariel Emanuel ($4,600)
Nora Ephron ($2,300)
Kevin Kline ($4,500)
Leonard Nimoy ($4,000)
Peter Faralley ($4,600)
Larry Hagman ($500)
Tom Hanks ($4,600)
Marlo Thomas ($4,600)

Plus, Bonus Peeps:

Adam Hochschild (($1,000)
Craig Newmark ($500)
Dean Ornish ($1,000)
Linda Ronstadt ($1,500)
Garry Trudeau ($1,000)

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