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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 27, 2011 Letter to Chair Inouye, Vice Chairman Cochran, Chair Reed and Ranking Member Murkowski, U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
May 26, 2011 Key Senate Panel Approves Franken Amendment on Funding for Community Energy Projects
May 26, 2011 Sen. Franken's Statement on Voting against Final Passage of PATRIOT Act
May 25, 2011 Sens. Klobuchar, Franken, Reps. Peterson, McCollum Announce Federal Disaster Declaration for 13 Additional Counties and Red Lake Nation
May 23, 2011 Letter to Barack H. Obama, President of the United States - Trade Adjustment Assistance
May 23, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - National Export Initiative
May 23, 2011 Sen. Franken Says He'll Support Minneapolis Recovery Efforts in Wake of Sunday's Tornado
May 23, 2011 Sen. Franken Gets Commitment from Gov't Agency to Investigate Ways to Protect Children from Dangerous Glass-Enclosed Fireplaces
May 23, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State
May 20, 2011 VA Improves Delivery of Benefits to Vietnam Vets At Sen. Franken's Urging
May 18, 2011 Sen. Franken Calls for NRC to Review Nuclear Safety Hazards at U.S. Plants
May 18, 2011 Executive Session
May 17, 2011 Sens. Franken, Blumenthal, Rep. Hank Johnson Introduce Legislation to Protect Legal Rights of Consumers
May 17, 2011 Offshore Production and Safety Act of 2011 - Motion to Proceed
May 16, 2011 Letter to Chair and Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education
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