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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
May 21, 2013 Sen. Franken Pushes Energy Official for Answers on Spike in Minnesota's Gas Prices
May 21, 2013 Sen. Franken Pushes Legislation to Protect Seniors from Elder Abuse
May 21, 2013 Duluth News Tribune - Franken: DOE Cuts Contribute to Gas Price Spike
May 21, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Energy Moniz - Action on Gas Price Spikes
May 20, 2013 Sen. Franken's Bipartisan Measures to Protect Children Added to Senate Immigration Reform Bill
May 17, 2013 Klobuchar, Franken Announce Advisory Committee for U.S. Attorney
May 16, 2013 Senate Passes Franken-Cosponsored Amendment to Bolster Iron Range Economy
May 16, 2013 Sen. Franken Statement on Spike in Minnesota Gas Prices
May 16, 2013 Sen. Franken Wins Fight to Help Protect Small Businesses During Immigration Reform
May 16, 2013 Franken, Walz Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Tackle VA Backlog
May 16, 2013 Gillibrand, Collins, Boxer, Johanns, Benishek, Gabbard, Begich, Blumenthal, Coons, Franken, Hirono, Mikulski, Pryor, Schatz, Shaheen, Rockefeller, Feinstein, Hanna, Sinema, Joined by Service Members Victimized by Sexual Assault in Announcing Bicameral Legislation Reforming Military Justice System
May 15, 2013 Sen. Franken Lauds Passage of Bipartisan Waterways Development Legislation
May 15, 2013 Harkin, Alexander, Roberts, Franken Introduce Legislation to Clarify Oversight Responsibilities for Pharmaceutical Compounding, Ensure Safety for Consumers
May 14, 2013 Sen. Franken Applauds Marriage Equality Becoming Law in Minnesota
May 14, 2013 Sen. Franken to SEC on Credit Rating Industry: "There Must Be Reform'
May 9, 2013 Sens. Klobuchar, Franken Amendment to Fight the Spread of Asian Carp Passes Senate
May 8, 2013 Sen. Franken-Backed Bill to Promote Retrofitting Buildings Clears Key Hurdle
May 8, 2013 Sen. Franken Introduces Amendments to Help Small Businesses & Kids in Immigration Reform
May 8, 2013 Sen. Franken Pushes to Bring High-Speed Internet Access to Rural Communities and Businesses
May 7, 2013 The Sequester
May 7, 2013 Sen. Franken Leads Charge to Protect Legal Right to Day in Court
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