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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
March 27, 2012 CNET - Why You Can't Sue Your Wireless Carrier in a Class Action
March 27, 2012 Senator Franken Votes to Stop Sending Billions in Taxpayer Subsidies to Hugely Profitable Oil Companies
March 27, 2012 Letter to Chairman Feinstein and Ranking Member Alexander, Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water
March 26, 2012 Senators Introduce Bill to Halt Human Trafficking on Federal Grants and Contracts Overseas
March 26, 2012 Letter to Barbara Mikulski, Chairman of the Appropriations Committee and Kay Bailey Hutchison, Ranking Member of the Appropriations Committee
March 24, 2012 Star Tribune - Minnesota Senators Target Oil Traders
March 22, 2012 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
March 22, 2012 The INVEST Act
March 22, 2012 Health Care
March 22, 2012 MAP 21
March 22, 2012 Senator Franken Urges Key Railroad Oversight Board to Protect Farmers and Businesses from Paying for Berkshire Hathaway's Purchase of BNSF
March 22, 2012 Hearing of the Surface Transportation Board - Acquisition Premium Berkshire Hathaway Paid to Acquire BNSF Railway in 2010
March 21, 2012 Minn Post - Franken, Democrats Announce Super PAC Disclosure Bill
March 21, 2012 Senate Bill Would Force Emergency Action to Cut Gas Prices
March 21, 2012 Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act
March 21, 2012 Minnesota Post - Klobuchar, Franken Focus on Oil Speculators
March 21, 2012 Senator Franken Fights to Ensure Minnesotans Know Exact Cost of College
March 20, 2012 Senator Franken Presses for Crackdown on Oil Speculators Who Drive up Gas Prices
March 19, 2012 Senators Klobuchar and Franken Urge Administration to Defend American Auto Industry Jobs Against Unfair Chinese Competition
March 14, 2012 Senator Franken Says Passage of his Bipartisan Amendment Will Make Bridges in Minnesota and Across the Country Safer
March 14, 2012 Senator Franken Statement on President's Signing of St. Croix Bridge Bill
March 14, 2012 Senator Franken Introduces Legislation to Help Turn Around Vacant Homes and Businesses
March 13, 2012 Senate Democrats from Working Group to Craft New Response to Rise of Super PACS and Unlimited Spending by Outside Groups
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