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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
June 25, 2013 Sen. Franken Calls Supreme Court Ruling on Voting Rights Act a "Significant Setback"
June 24, 2013 Letter to Doctor Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the FDA - Labeling Regulations
June 20, 2013 Sen. Franken: Supreme Court's AmEx Decision Hurts Small Businesses, Helps Corporate Giants
June 20, 2013 Sen. Franken: House's Failure to Pass Farm Bill a "Disservice to Producers, Rural Communities in Minnesota"
June 20, 2013 New Report: Sen. Franken's Health Reform Provision Will Return $1.4M in Rebate Checks to Thousands of Minnesotans
June 20, 2013 Sen. Franken Introduces Energy Efficiency Bill to Create Jobs, Help Minnesotans Save Money on Energy
June 20, 2013 Sen. Franken's Bipartisan Measure to Combat Mental Health Crisis in Criminal Justice System Clears Key Hurdle
June 18, 2013 Medicare
June 18, 2013 Letter to Commissioner Michael Connor, Bureau of Reclamation - Rural Water Project
June 18, 2013 Need for Sen. Franken's Bill to Rein in Prescription Drug Costs Underscored by Supreme Court Ruling
June 18, 2013 Letter to Director Burwell and Administrator Fugate - Implement Critical Disaster Recovery Legislation
June 18, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of U.S. Department of State - Deterioration of the Rule of Law in Honduras
June 14, 2013 Sen. Franken Asks Top Administration Officials for Progress on State-Federal Land Exchange
June 13, 2013 Sens. Franken, Harkin, Grassley, Rubio Push Bipartisan Bill to Help Families and Students Understand True Cost of College
June 12, 2013 With Sen. Franken's Help, Bill to Replace "No Child Left Behind" Now Closer to Becoming Law
June 11, 2013 Sen. Franken Pushes to Increase Transparency of Federal Surveillance Programs
June 11, 2013 Sen. Franken Amendments Included in Bipartisan Immigration Bill Now Being Debated by Full Senate
June 11, 2013 Senators: End Secret Law
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