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Franken Discusses Safety Issues At Eagan School

Three weeks after the elementary school shootings in Newtown, Conn., Sen. Al Franken visited an Eagan middle school to discuss school safety and mental health issues.

01/07/2013

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Sen. Franken Calls Hagel ‘War Hero’

Minnesota Sen. Al Franken is praising President Barack Obama’s pick of former Nebraska Republican Senator Chuck Hagel as his next defense secretary.

01/07/2013

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Esme’s Blog: Franken Turkey Day Recipes

In my inbox this morning I found this email from Al Franken for Senate 2014 campaign. Note the Senator’s use of Mahnomen wild rice. Will other wild rice producers ask for a recipe recount?

11/21/2012

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Brought To You By Franken 2014: Thanksgiving Tips

Just in time for Thanksgiving, Sen. Al Franken and his wife Franni are offering their favorite holiday recipes.

11/21/2012

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Candidates Taking Nothing For Granted In The 6th District

The race for Minnesota’s 6th District finds both Michele Bachman and Jim Graves taking nothing for granted the day before Election Day.

11/05/2012

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Marriage Amendment Opponents Rally At U of Minn.

Opponents of Minnesota’s constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage are pushing to get out the vote as the race enters its pivotal final week.

10/29/2012

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Early Voting Becoming More Popular In Minnesota

Twelve days before the election, and tens of thousands of Minnesotans have already cast their ballots.

10/25/2012

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Franken: Insurance Rebates To Help 123K In Minn.

Sen. Al Franken says more than 123,000 Minnesotans are benefiting from insurance rebates under a provision he sponsored in the federal health law, even though some won’t get checks in the mail.

08/06/2012

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Ex-Pres. Clinton Attends Humphrey Statue Unveiling

Former President Bill Clinton joins a group of Minnesota political figures on Saturday to dedicate a memorial to the late Hubert H. Humphrey.

08/04/2012

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Dayton Appeals Denial Of Flood Aid For Homeowners

Gov. Mark Dayton is appealing the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s denial of a request for federal aid to help northeastern Minnesota homeowners and businesses repair properties damaged in last month’s floods.

07/25/2012

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Tom Davis, Longtime Comedy Partner Of Al Franken, Dead At 59

Tom Davis, who for many years partnered with Al Franken, has died at the age of 59.

07/19/2012

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Obama Signs Franken’s Medical Device Approval Measures Into Law

President Obama signed into law an FDA Reauthorization bill on Monday that includes three key provision crafted by Sen. Al Franken.

07/09/2012

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Klobuchar: Flood Damage Is ‘Massive’

U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar says the severity of flood damage in northeastern Minnesota is massive. Klobuchar toured flood-damaged parts of Duluth and the smaller towns of Proctor, Carlton and Moose Lake on Friday. She gave assurances that federal aid would be forthcoming.

06/22/2012

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Franken Pushes for More Security At Courthouses

Minnesota Senator Al Franken had a roundtable discussion with several law enforcement officials and Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell On Wednesday.

04/04/2012

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Sides Raise Voices On Health Care Reform Law

Friday marked two years since President Barack Obama signed the health care reform law, and during this election year, the controversy surrounding it is far from over.

03/23/2012

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