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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
July 26, 2012 Sen. Franken Introduces Legislation to Improve Care for Minnesota's Infants, Toddlers
July 26, 2012 Sens. Franken and Klobuchar Push Measure to Ensure Disabled Pensioners Can Access Benefits Without Penalty
July 26, 2012 Cybersecurity Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed
July 25, 2012 Cybersecurity Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed
July 25, 2012 Middle Class Tax Cut--Motion to Proceed
July 24, 2012 Sens. Franken, Harkin, Grassley: Universal Financial Aid Form Needs to be Mandatory to Help Families Understand True Cost of College
July 20, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Flooding in Minnesota
July 19, 2012 Sen. Franken Presses for Tax Cuts to Bring Jobs Home, End Tax Breaks for Companies Sending Jobs Overseas
July 18, 2012 Sen. Franken Praises New White House Initiative to Recognize and Reward Top Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Educators
July 18, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - "What Facial Recognition Technology Means for Privacy and Civil Liberties"
July 18, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law - On Privacy Surrounding Facial Recognition Technology
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 We Need to Put an End to Secret Campaign Contributions
July 12, 2012 Senators Announce Upcoming Senate Action on the DISCLOSE Act
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