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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
General Nov. 4, 2014
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. 17, 2011 Franken Presses Deficit Super Committee to Protect Rural Hospitals
Nov. 17, 2011 Klobuchar, Franken Urge Senate Leadership to Provide Full Funding for Heating Assistance for Minnesota Seniors and Families
Nov. 17, 2011 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Nov. 17, 2011 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
Nov. 16, 2011 Letter to Chairman Johnson and Ranking Member Shelby, Senate Banking Committee
Nov. 14, 2011 Sen. Franken Meets with Medtronic Officials, Patients to Discuss His Legislation that Would Get Medical Devices to Market More Quickly and Safely
Nov. 14, 2011 Star Tribune - Franken Bill Would Reduce FDA Red Tape
Nov. 14, 2011 Boozman, Franken Introduce Bill to Improve Health Care Access For Rural Veterans
Nov. 14, 2011 Sen. Franken Aims to Get Legal Help for Service Members in Need
Nov. 14, 2011 Sen. Franken Cosponsors Legislation to Help New Farmers and Ranchers
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. 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. 9, 2011 Minnesota Public Radio: Grain Elevators Operators Dragged Down by MF Global Woes
Nov. 9, 2011 Disapproving the Rule Submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with Respect to Regulating the Internet and Broadband Industry Practices
Nov. 8, 2011 The Huffington Post - Net Neutrality is Under AttackĀ… Again
Nov. 8, 2011 Senators Introduce Legislation Empowering States to Protect Consumers from Abusive Lending
Nov. 8, 2011 Letter to The President
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 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. 3, 2011 Sen. Franken's Provisions to Reform "No Child Left Behind" Pass Key Hurdle
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