Klobuchar, Franken Pay Tribute To PrinceMinnesota's senators are reflecting on the passing of music icon Prince. Authorities say Prince was found unresponsive in an elevator inside of his Paisley Park complex in Chanhassen Thursday morning.
Franken's Bill Gives Incentives To Zika Vaccine MakersA bill that will speed up the development of treatments against the Zika virus will soon become law. Sen. Al Franken wrote the bill that will add the Zika virus to the Food and Drug Administration's Priority Review Voucher Program.
Sen. Franken Meets With Obama's SCOTUS NomineeMinnesota Senator Al Franken will sit down with President Obama's Supreme Court nominee Wednesday. Judge Merrick Garland is on Capitol Hill this week for another round of meetings with senators.
Sen. Franken Urges Congress To Begin Hearings For New SC JusticeA Minnesota lawmaker is joining in the fight to start hearings on appointing a new Supreme Court justice. Vice President Joe Biden addressed law students at Georgetown Thursday. He defended his record on judicial nominations.
Sen. Franken Announces Expansion For Diabetes Prevention ProgramMinnesota Senator Al Franken announced Wednesday an expansion of a diabetes prevention program. The focus is on reducing Type 2 Diabetes in seniors as part of Affordable Care.
Update: Sen. Franken's 6th Annual Hotdish Competition PostponedThe sixth annual hotdish competition in Washington D.C. has been postponed. For six years, Senator Al Franken has been hosting the competition for Minnesota's delegation.
Franken, Klobuchar Call For More TSA Screeners To End MSP DelaysOutrage over security lines at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport is building. Sen. Al Franken said Thursday he has asked the TSA for more screeners.
Franken Fights For More TSA Agents At MSP Security CheckpointsSenator Al Franken joined Gov. Mark Dayton and Senator Amy Klobuchar in the fight to fix the security checkpoints at Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport. Last month, TSA consolidated checkpoints, claiming it would ease congestion.
Former Senator Norm Coleman Discusses Battle With CancerFormer U.S. Senator Norm Coleman is speaking out about his battle with throat cancer and the remarkable progress he is making as part of a clinical trial at the Mayo Clinic.
Sanders, Clinton Speak At Minnesota DFL FundraiserA major fundraiser Friday night brought both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders to St. Paul River Centre. It was the annual Humphrey-Mondale dinner.
Franken Working To Change How The Justice System Deals With The Mentally IllSen. Al Franken is hoping this is the year he can get legislation passed to help people suffering from mental illness.
Franken Introduces Bill To Allow Refinancing Of Federal Student LoansSen. Franken's proposal comes just one week after the state of Minnesota announced its own student loan refinancing program, and as college affordability has become a major topic in the presidential race.