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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
Aug. 3, 2010 Franken, Klobuchar Applaud Senate's Passage Of Resolution Urging Immediate Release Of American Hikers Jailed In Iran
Aug. 3, 2010 Nomination of Elena Kagan to be Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States--Continued
Aug. 2, 2010 Franken Calls For Full Investigation Into Enbridge Oil Spill
Aug. 2, 2010 Franken Releases Report On Challenges Facing Minnesota Seniors As Baby Boomers Begin To Retire
Aug. 1, 2010 WCCO - Franken Visits Laos to Check on Returned Hmong
July 31, 2010 Duluth News Tribune - Franken Calls for Investigation of Enbridge's Michigan Oil Spill
July 30, 2010 Franken, Leahy Introduce Bill To Increase Penalties For Food Safety Violations
July 30, 2010 Franken Joins Kerry, Lincoln, Crowley In Introducing Legislation to Expand Access to Affordable Child Care
July 30, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Hillary Clinton, Secretary Of State
July 30, 2010 Op-Ed - The Importance of Unemployment Insurance Benefits
July 30, 2010 Letter to Cynthia L. Quarterman Administrator, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
July 29, 2010 Op-Ed - How The Supreme Court Affects Minnesotans
July 28, 2010 Franken Speaks Out For Fair, Transparent Elections
July 27, 2010 Fire Dog Lake - As Insurers Game the Medical Loss Ratio, Key Members of Congress Weigh Steps to Fight Back
July 27, 2010 Disclose Act
July 27, 2010 Franken, Murray Introduce Resolution Recognizing Veterans' Service Animals
July 26, 2010 The Huffington Post - Sen. Franken to the Netroots: Only You Can Stop the Corporate Takeover of Free Speech
July 24, 2010 The Post-Bullentin - Grant for Bolder Options in Rochester Passes Key Senate vote
July 22, 2010 Minnesota Post - Franken Warns Against Weakening Law on Health-Care Spending
July 22, 2010 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, & Pensions - BP and Workplace Safety
July 21, 2010 Letter to Majority Leader Reid
July 21, 2010 Hearing of the Senate Special Committee on Aging - Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCS): Secure Retirement or Risky Investment
July 21, 2010 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
July 21, 2010 Bond, Franken, McCollum Introduce Thermal Renewable Energy and Efficiency Act
July 20, 2010 Franken Votes to Protect Minnesota Unemployed
July 20, 2010 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Executive Committee Vote On The Nomination Of Solicitor General Elena Kagan
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