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Al Franken's Public Statements

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
May 15, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary Department of Commerce - Protect American Jobs from Unfair Foreign Competition
May 6, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Sept. 27, 2013 Klobuchar, Franken, Walz Announce Nearly $1 Million Grant for Blue Earth's North Industrial Park to Help Strengthen Local Economy
Jan. 25, 2012 Franken's Response to President Obama's State of the Union Address
Sept. 8, 2011 Sen. Franken Presses for New Bipartisan Committee on Job Creation
June 18, 2011 At Netroots Nation, Sen. Franken: "Progressive Values are Key to Survival of the Middle Class"
June 2, 2010 Senator Franken, Rep. Sherman, Ohio AG Call for Real Reform of Credit Raters
April 15, 2010 Franken Announces Stimulus Money To Help Rural Minnesota
Feb. 24, 2010 Franken Statement On Passage Of Jobs Bill
Feb. 1, 2010 Franken Releases 2010 Priorities For Job Creation
Jan. 27, 2010 Sen. Franken Statement On State Of The Union
Oct. 29, 2008 New Report: $700 Billion Bailout Being Abused by Banks - Franken Demands Hearings
Oct. 19, 2008 Mankato Free Press - Franken Talks Economy with Christy's Crowd
Oct. 18, 2008 Al and Congressman Oberstar in Hibbing and Duluth
Sept. 24, 2008 Worthington Daily Globe - "Franken, Coleman lay out concerns on bailout bill"
Sept. 23, 2008 Franken Outlines Concerns On "Blank Check" Bailout Package
Sept. 23, 2008 Star-Tribune - "Coleman, Franken offer ideas on bailout plan"
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Economy and Jobs
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Jobs & the Economy
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Economy and Jobs - Economic Growth and Innovation - Workforce Investment
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Economy and Jobs
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