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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
Nov. 10, 2011 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law - Protecting Minnesotans' Consumer Rights and Privacy
Nov. 10, 2011 Hearing of Judiciary Committee - In Support of the Respect for Marriage Act
Nov. 10, 2011 Sen. Franken Holds Call With Federal Regulators to Help Minnesota Grain and Feed Industry Deal with Collapse of MF Global
Nov. 10, 2011 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Chairman Inouye, and Ranking Member Cochran
Nov. 9, 2011 Disapproving the Rule Submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with Respect to Regulating the Internet and Broadband Industry Practices
Nov. 9, 2011 Minnesota Public Radio: Grain Elevators Operators Dragged Down by MF Global Woes
Nov. 8, 2011 Senators Introduce Legislation Empowering States to Protect Consumers from Abusive Lending
Nov. 8, 2011 Letter to The President
Nov. 8, 2011 The Huffington Post - Net Neutrality is Under AttackĀ… Again
Nov. 7, 2011 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner
Nov. 4, 2011 Worthington Daily Globe - Franken has Meeting with Interior Secretary
Nov. 3, 2011 Sen. Franken's Provisions to Reform "No Child Left Behind" Pass Key Hurdle
Nov. 3, 2011 Northland's Newscenter - U.S. Senator Franken Sees Job Potential In Iron Range Mines
Nov. 3, 2011 Sen. Franken Holds Meeting with Top Administration Official to Insist on Full Funding of Lewis & Clark Water Project
Nov. 1, 2011 Senator Akaka Introduces Bill to Protect Native Women Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
Nov. 1, 2011 Sen. Franken Urges Continued Negotiations in American Crystal Sugar Lockout After Workers Reject Company's Latest Offer Tuesday
Oct. 31, 2011 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture
Oct. 28, 2011 Letter to Secretary Geithner, Secretary Donovan, and Acting Director DeMarco
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