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Al Franken's Public Statements on Issue: Arts, Entertainment, and History

Full Name: Al Franken
Office: U.S. Senate (MN) - Jr, Democratic/Farmer/Labor
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic/Farmer/Labor for U.S. Senate
Primary Aug. 12, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Franni; 2 Children: Thomasin, Joe
Birth Date: 05/21/1951
Birth Place: New York, NY
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
June 11, 2014 Governor Dayton, Minnesota Congressional Delegation Meet with Secretary of the Interior to Push for Federal Funding for Lewis & Clark Water Project
May 22, 2014 Letter to Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the National Football League - Regarding Changing the Name of the Washington Redskins
May 22, 2014 Letter to Viktor Orban, Prime Minister of Hungary - Concern Over Nazi Occupation Monument in Hungary
Nov. 27, 2013 Sen. Franken's Statement on Marking the Hmong New Year
Sept. 8, 2013 Sen. Franken Pleased by IOC Decision to Reinstate Wrestling at Olympic Games
May 27, 2013 Sen. Franken's Statement on Memorial Day
May 24, 2013 Senators Hoeven, Klobuchar Lead Group of Senators in Opposition to Proposed DHS Border Fee Study
March 11, 2013 Daily Globe - Column: Wrestling should remain an Olympic sport
June 6, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama President of the United States
Sept. 8, 2011 Sen. Franken, Fire Chiefs Encourage Minnesotans to Commemorate 9/11 in Their Communities with Moment of Remembrance
Aug. 25, 2011 Sen. Franken Announces that High School Robotics Competitions to be Sanctioned As Non-Athletic Program by Minnesota State High School League
July 28, 2011 Sen. Franken Pays Tribute to Minnesota Twins Hall of Famer Bert Blyleven on Floor of U.S. Senate
April 12, 2011 University of Minnesota Duluth's Men's Hockey Team Championship
March 14, 2011 CNET - Al Franken Seeks Net Neutrality Support at SXSW
March 14, 2011 Open Internet - An Independent Producer's Last, Best Hope
May 13, 2010 As State Fishing Opener Nears, Franken Presses To Ease Burdensome "Six-Pack" Rules on Minnesota Fishing Guides
Oct. 5, 2009 The Remarks for Sen. Al Franken
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Civil Rights
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