Sen. Al Franken
Minnesota Sen. Al Franken anticipates the federal immigration overhaul will contain the so-called DREAM Act that’s geared toward speeding citizenship for young illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as children.
Sen. Al Franken has hired a campaign manager as he prepares for his 2014 reelection bid.
Minnesota Sen. Al Franken says he’s confident House lawmakers and President Obama will support repealing the medical device tax, a provision of the Senate budget passed last week.
Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords gave a brief, but emotional, testimony before a Senate panel looking into gun violence Wednesday.
Sen. Al Franken is unveiling a bill to increase funding for mental health problems in prisons and jails.
Minnesota Sen. Al Franken is meeting with education officials at an Eagan middle school to discuss ways to ensure school safety in Minnesota.
Monday is campaign money day for Minnesota lawmakers. It’s the final chance to raise money from lobbyists, associations and other big donors before the Legislature opens its 2013 session on Tuesday.
Although the majority of the Minnesota delegation in the U.S. House and both Senators voted for the measure avoiding the cliff, it was a mixed bag and not necessarily along partisan lines.
Sen. Al Franken is glad a compromise was reached to avoid the so-called Fiscal Cliff.
The President is creating a commission lead by the Vice President to come up with proposals aimed at reducing gun violence.
Stalking by smartphone. It’s a growing problem, and a Minnesota lawmaker wants to stop it.
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?
The President and Republicans are taking a break in their negotiations over a deal to avoid the Fiscal Cliff.
Republican U.S. Sen. Scott Brown and Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren are back on the campaign trail as the hotly-contested race heads into the homestretch.
Anyone who goes to the Fair will find themselves meeting a lot of political candidates and their surrogates passing out literature.