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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
July 31, 2013 Sen. Franken Pushes Community College & Business Partnerships in Workforce Bill Passed by Committee
July 30, 2013 Sen. Franken Working to Get More Minnesota Cops Bulletproof Vests
July 26, 2013 Sen. Franken Works to Strengthen Investments in Energy Efficient Technologies
July 25, 2013 Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, Bachmann, Ellison, Walz, Paulsen, Nolan Announce Disaster Declaration for 18 Minnesota Counties to Assist Storm Cleanup Efforts
July 25, 2013 Senate Health Committee Members Urge Senate Action on Bill to Help Prevent Another Compounding Crisis Like the Deadly Meningitis Outbreak, Protect Nation's Drug Supply
July 25, 2013 Sens. Klobuchar, Franken Push Bill to Help Get Background Checks on People Working with Kids
July 25, 2013 Credit Rating Agencies
July 24, 2013 Letter to Chairman Mary Jo White, Securities and Exchange Commission - Credit Ratings Industry Reform
July 24, 2013 Sen. Franken's Statement on His Vote for the Student Loan Deal
July 23, 2013 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript: 80/20 Rule
July 23, 2013 Klobuchar, Franken Recommend Andrew Luger as U.S. Attorney for Minnesota
July 23, 2013 Hearing Highlights Sen. Franken's Bipartisan Bill to End Practice that Drives Up Seniors' Drug Costs
July 23, 2013 Sens. Franken and Murray Introduce Amendment to Use Profits from Student Loan Deal for Pell Grant Program
July 23, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama, President of the United States - Cimate Change Effect on Great Lakes
July 23, 2013 CNN.com - We Need Transparency on Domestic Surveillance
July 22, 2013 Klobuchar, Franken, Walz Announce USDA Actions to Address Animal Feed Shortage in Minnesota
July 19, 2013 Sen. Franken Seeks to Make it Easier for Minnesota Small Businesses & Charities to Provide Pensions
July 18, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Issue Disaster Declaration for Minnesota Counties
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