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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
March 24, 2011 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman, Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; Max Baucus, Chairman, Senate Finance Committee, Mike Enzi, Ranking Member, Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; Orrin Hatch, Ranking Member
March 23, 2011 MPR - Franken Supports Libya Action, Wants to Know How Much it Costs
March 23, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Daniel R. Elliot, III, Chairman of Surface Transportation Board
March 22, 2011 Letter to Honorable Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader
March 22, 2011 Duluth News Tribune - Our View: Minnesota's Senators Are Battling Rising Gas Prices
March 22, 2011 Sen. Franken's Statement on One-Year Anniversary of Health Care Reform
March 22, 2011 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of the Army, and General Craig McKinley, Chief of the National Guard Bureau
March 22, 2011 Duluth News Tribune Editorial - Our View: Minnesota's Senators are Battling Rising Gas Prices
March 18, 2011 Northland News Center - With Japan Reeling, Minnesota Lawmakers Considering Nuclear Power
March 18, 2011 Letter To The Honorable Gary Gensler, Chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission
March 18, 2011 Sen. Franken, Senate Colleagues Aim to Lower Gas Prices by Curbing Speculators
March 18, 2011 Northland News Center - With Japan Reeling, Minnesota Lawmakers Considering Nuclear Power
March 18, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States
March 17, 2011 Cantwell Calls for Crackdown on Wall Street Gambling That Drives Up Gas Prices
March 17, 2011 Sen. Franken: Oil Companies Should Increase Production on Leased Federal Land
March 17, 2011 Sen. Franken Urges New Standards for Dangerous Glass-Enclosed Fireplaces after Minn. Children Sustain Severe Burns
March 16, 2011 Senator Feinstein Introduces DOMA Repeal Legislation
March 16, 2011 Politico - Al Franken: "They're coming after the Internet'
March 16, 2011 Star Tribune - Franken, Paul Form Unlikely Senate Duo
March 15, 2011 Letter To The Honorable Craig Fugate, Administrator Of The Federal Emergency Management Agency
March 15, 2011 Senators Introduce DOMA Repeal Legislation
March 14, 2011 CNET - Al Franken Seeks Net Neutrality Support at SXSW
March 14, 2011 Politico - Al Franken: "They're coming after the Internet'
March 14, 2011 Open Internet - An Independent Producer's Last, Best Hope
March 14, 2011 Fairbault Daily News - Sen. Franken Speaks on Net Neutrality at SXSW Interactive Festival
March 10, 2011 Fox 21 News - Franken Disagrees with Obama's Heat Assistance Cuts
March 10, 2011 Politico - Senate Democrats Push Facebook on Privacy
March 10, 2011 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
March 10, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Mary L. Schapiro, Chairman, Securities and Exchange Commission
March 10, 2011 Letter to Daniel R. Elliott III, Chairman, Surface Transporation Board
March 10, 2011 Sen. Franken, Rep. Polis Reintroduce Bill to End Bullying of LGBT Students
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