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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: Announced, 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 29, 2013 Sen. Franken Reacts to Defense Furloughs in Minnesota
May 29, 2013 Sen. Franken Pleased That FDA is Working to Address Infant Drug Shortage
May 28, 2013 Letter to Chairwoman Landrieu and Ranking Member Coats - Opposition to Proposed Border Crossing Fee Study
May 27, 2013 Sen. Franken's Statement on Memorial Day
May 24, 2013 Senators Hoeven, Klobuchar Lead Group of Senators in Opposition to Proposed DHS Border Fee Study
May 23, 2013 Sen. Franken Provision to End Elder Abuse Included in Legislation to Help Seniors
May 23, 2013 Senator Seeks to Help Families in Minnesota Afford Tuition by Expanding Access to Accelerated Learning Programs
May 23, 2013 Klobuchar, Franken Introduce Legislation to Help Prevent Spikes in Gas Prices
May 22, 2013 Harkin, Alexander, Roberts, Franken Release Report Outlining Urgent Need for Clear Regulatory Guidelines of Drug Compounders as Committee Approves Legislation
May 22, 2013 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013
May 22, 2013 Sen. Franken Successfully Fights to Protect Sugar Program in Farm Bill
May 21, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Energy Moniz - Action on Gas Price Spikes
May 21, 2013 Sen. Franken Pushes Legislation to Protect Seniors from Elder Abuse
May 21, 2013 Sen. Franken Pushes Energy Official for Answers on Spike in Minnesota's Gas Prices
May 21, 2013 Duluth News Tribune - Franken: DOE Cuts Contribute to Gas Price Spike
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 Wins Fight to Help Protect Small Businesses During Immigration Reform
May 16, 2013 Sen. Franken Statement on Spike in Minnesota Gas Prices
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
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