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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
July 19, 2012 Sen. Franken Presses for Tax Cuts to Bring Jobs Home, End Tax Breaks for Companies Sending Jobs Overseas
July 18, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law - On Privacy Surrounding Facial Recognition Technology
July 18, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - "What Facial Recognition Technology Means for Privacy and Civil Liberties"
July 18, 2012 Sen. Franken Praises New White House Initiative to Recognize and Reward Top Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Educators
July 16, 2012 Senate Democrats to Hold "Midnight Vigil" on DISCLOSE Act
July 16, 2012 Disclose Act
July 13, 2012 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - GI Bill
July 12, 2012 Sen. Franken Introduces Legislation to Protect Pensions, Health Care Benefits for Workers after Employers Declare Bankruptcy
July 12, 2012 Senators Announce Upcoming Senate Action on the DISCLOSE Act
July 12, 2012 We Need to Put an End to Secret Campaign Contributions
July 11, 2012 At Sen. Franken's Urging, White House Issues Rules to Help Minnesota Small Businesses Get Paid Quickly by Federal Contractors
July 9, 2012 Sen. Franken's Medical Device Approval Measures Signed into Law by President Obama
July 9, 2012 Sen. Franken's Medical Device Approval Measures Signed into Law by President Obama
July 9, 2012 Minnesota Post - Thousands of Minnesotans to Receive Health Rebates Under Franken Provision
July 9, 2012 Letter to EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson
July 6, 2012 Sens. Klobuchar, Franken, Reps. Peterson, McCollum, Kline, Cravaack Announce Presidential Disaster Declaration for 13 Minnesota Counties Devastated by Flooding
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