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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: Announced, 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
July 29, 2011 Sen. Franken Renews Call for Streamlined Federal Review Process to Bring Safe, New Medical Devices to Market More Quickly
July 28, 2011 Sen. Franken Pays Tribute to Minnesota Twins Hall of Famer Bert Blyleven on Floor of U.S. Senate
July 27, 2011 Sen. Franken Releases County-By-County Report on Potential Minnesota Impact if U.S. Fails to Meet Budget Obligations
July 26, 2011 Bipartisan Congressional Delegation Presses Obama Administration to Fully Fund Lewis and Clark Water Project
July 26, 2011 Sen. Franken Presses Federal Regulators to Reject AT&T/T-Mobile Merger; Says Deal Would Drive Up Wireless Prices, Cost Thousands of Jobs
July 21, 2011 Says Farmers Can Apply for Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP) at Local FSA Offices
July 21, 2011 Sens. Franken, Durbin, Gillibrand, Klobuchar Work to Protect Children During Immigration Enforcement Raids
July 21, 2011 Sens. Franken, Durbin, Gillibrand, Klobuchar Work to Protect Children During Immigration Enforcement Raids
July 20, 2011 Sen. Franken Applauds STB for Cutting Cost of Filing Formal Complaints against Unfair Railroad Shipping Practices That Hurt Minnesota Farmers, Businesses
July 20, 2011 Says Farmers, Manufacturers will See Filing Costs Cut from $20,000 to Just $350 Wednesday, July 20, 2011 U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) applauded the federal Surface Transportation Board's (STB) decision to drastically cut fees charged to farmers and bu
July 20, 2011 Cantwell Calls on Federal Agencies to Release Records on Banks' Foreclosure Practices
July 20, 2011 Sen. Franken in Hearing: It's Time to Repeal Federal Law Barring Same-Sex Marriage
July 20, 2011 Letter to Mr. John Walsh, Acting Comptroller of the Currency, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, The Honorable Ben S. Bernanke, Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Mr. Martin Gruenberg, Acting Chairman, Federal Deposit
July 18, 2011 Sen. Franken Presses Senate Negotiators to Fully Fund Community Air Service
July 18, 2011 Sen. Franken Announces Support for Richard Cordray to Head Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
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