or Login to see your representatives.

Access Candidates' and Representatives' Biographies, Voting Records, Interest Group Ratings, Issue Positions, Public Statements, and Campaign Finances

Simply enter your zip code above to get to all of your candidates and representatives, or enter a name. Then, just click on the person you are interested in, and you can navigate to the categories of information we track for them.

Public Statements

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
March 9, 2011 Letter to Mark Zuckerberg, CEO, Facebook
March 8, 2011 Daily Globe - Show Lews & Clarks the Money
March 7, 2011 Minn. Delegation Mirrors Congressional Budget Divide
March 7, 2011 Star Tribune - Taking on Medicare
March 3, 2011 Johnson Introduces Resolution Recognizing 2012 as the International Year of Cooperatives
March 3, 2011 Argus Leader - Sen. Al Franken Seeks to Boost Pipeline
March 3, 2011 Letter to Timothy Geithner; Shaun Donovan; Ben Bernanke; Mary Schapiro; John Walsh; Edward DeMarco; Eric Holder; Tom Miller; Sheila Bair
March 3, 2011 Twin Cities Daily Planet - Funding Cuts to Planned Parenthood and the Impact on Rural Minnesota
March 3, 2011 Northland News Center - Senator Al Franken Talks Federal Budget
March 2, 2011 Argus Leader - Sen. Al Franken Seeks to Boost Pipeline
March 2, 2011 Daily Globe - Adding Some Rural Common Sense to Federal Rules
March 1, 2011 Ars Technica - Defining Internet "Freedom": Ars Interviews Senator Al Franken
March 1, 2011 Hometown Source - Sen. Franken Offers Three Ideas to Help Cut Government Spending
Feb. 25, 2011 Bemidji Pioneer - Franken Bill Would Fund STEM Help
Feb. 24, 2011 Sen. Franken Announces New Biotech Jobs Coming to Minnesota
Feb. 24, 2011 Sen. Franken Announces Legislation that Invests in STEM Education, Enhances Minnesota's Global Competitiveness
Feb. 23, 2011 Kerry, Wyden, Cantwell, Franken Fight to Protect Network Neutrality
Feb. 23, 2011 Letter to Majority Leader Harry Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell
Back to top