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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
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Franni; 2 Children: Thomasin, Joe
Birth Date: 05/21/1951
Birth Place: New York, NY
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
Feb. 22, 2012 Franken's Statement on Meetings with Prime Ministers of Israel, Palestinian National Authority
Feb. 22, 2012 Letter to Ray LaHood, Secretary of U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and Lisa Jackson, EPA Administrator
Feb. 22, 2012 Letter to Julius Genachowski, Chairman of Federal Communications Commission
Feb. 21, 2012 Letter to Caroline C. Hunter, Chairman of FEC
Feb. 21, 2012 Worthington Daily Globe - Growth of Wind Energy Industry in Limbo
Feb. 16, 2012 Letter to Douglas H. Shulman, Commissioner of the IRS
Feb. 16, 2012 Senators Introduce Bill to Protect Military and Veterans Education Benefits
Feb. 16, 2012 On Senate Floor, Sen. Franken Presses Colleagues to Protect Wind Energy Tax Credit
Feb. 16, 2012 Franken Introduces Bill to Protect Veterans, Service Members from Unscrupulous For-Profit Colleges
Feb. 15, 2012 Franken Pushes for Bullet Proof Vests for Law Enforcement
Feb. 15, 2012 Global Warming
Feb. 15, 2012 Klobuchar, Franken: New Rule Could Improve Rural Phone Service
Feb. 15, 2012 Franken Explains how National Mortgage Settlement Will Affect Minnesotans in New Video
Feb. 14, 2012 Letter to Chairman Lieberman, Chairman Carper, Ranking Member Collins, and Ranking Member Brown
Feb. 14, 2012 A Divided Congress Should Agree on Making our Courthouses Safe
Feb. 10, 2012 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Department of Agriculture and Ron Kirk, U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador
Feb. 10, 2012 Letter to Senate Members of the Conference Committee on the Temporary Payroll Tax Cut Continuation Act
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