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Al Franken's Public Statements on Issue: Campaign Finance and Elections

Office: U.S. Senate (MN) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
Dec. 13, 2016 Letter to the Honorable James Clapper, Director of National Intelligence - Call for Estimate of Russian Tampering in U.S. Election, Request Confirmation of Justice Dept. Investigation
Sept. 16, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader - Reject Efforts to Block Corporate Political Spending Disclosure
Sept. 15, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader, US Senate - Reject Efforts to Block Corporate Political Spending Disclosure
July 25, 2016 Speech by Al Franken at the 2016 Democratic Party Convention
Dec. 22, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Mary Jo White, Chair, Securities and Exchange Commission - SEC Action on Corporate Political Spending Disclosure
Aug. 31, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Mary Jo White, Chair, Securities and Exchange Commission - Transparency in Political Spending by Public Companies
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Free and Open Internet
April 2, 2014 Sen. Franken Calls Supreme Court Ruling on Campaign Finance Laws a "Terrible Decision"
April 2, 2014 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014
July 12, 2012 We Need to Put an End to Secret Campaign Contributions
July 12, 2012 Senators Announce Upcoming Senate Action on the DISCLOSE Act
April 27, 2012 Senators Applaud New FCC Rule to Make Political Advertising More Transparent
March 21, 2012 Minn Post - Franken, Democrats Announce Super PAC Disclosure Bill
March 13, 2012 Senate Democrats from Working Group to Craft New Response to Rise of Super PACS and Unlimited Spending by Outside Groups
Feb. 22, 2012 Letter to Julius Genachowski, Chairman of Federal Communications Commission
Jan. 19, 2012 Letter to Chairwoman Schapiro, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
April 14, 2011 Minnesota Independent - Franken, Senate Committee Tackle Campaign Reform in Wake of Citizens United
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Civil Rights - Elections
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Civil Rights - Elections - Elections and "Citizens United"
Oct. 6, 2010 Minnesota Post - Franken Wants Chamber Investigated Over Election Spending
Sept. 23, 2010 Franken: Minnesotans Deserve Transparent Elections
July 28, 2010 Franken Speaks Out For Fair, Transparent Elections
May 18, 2010 Reps. McCollum, Oberstar and Senator Franken Support National Mediation Board's Decision to Recognize a Simple Majority
April 29, 2010 Senate Democrats Unveil Legislation to Limit Fallout from Supreme Court Ruling that Allows Unlimited Special-Interest Spending on Elections--Announce Plan for Senate Passage by July 4
Jan. 28, 2010 Franken Fights To Keep Foreign Interests Out Of American Elections
April 13, 2009 Franken Statement on Election Contest Victory
March 13, 2009 Election Case Concludes
Feb. 5, 2009 Mistakes Were Made, and Every Valid Vote Must Count
Jan. 5, 2009 Al Franken Statement on Election Results
Nov. 5, 2008 A Statement from Al Franken
Oct. 28, 2008 Bill Clinton Headlines 'Five Days to Change' Rally for Obama Campaign, Franken Thursday Evening in Minneapolis
Oct. 24, 2008 As Coleman And Barkley Feud, Franken Carries The Day With Strong, Clear Economic Agenda
Oct. 21, 2008 "Two Weeks to Change": Sen. Hillary Clinton, Franken Draw over 2,000 at Twin Cities Rally
Oct. 18, 2008 Owatonna People's Press - Franken Makes Campaign Stop at VFW in Owatonna
Oct. 13, 2008 KARE11 - U.S. Senate Candidates Debate on KARE Saturday
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