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July 28, 2017
Minnesota senators look ahead on health care
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's two U.S. senators, both Democrats, are ending the week much like they started it: urging Republicans to work with...
July 28, 2017 - 12:08pm
May 26, 2017
Minn. roundup: Franken rules out White House bid in 2020; Pearl Harbor victim has remains returned home
Franken rules out White House bid in 2020 ST. PAUL—U.S. Sen. Al Franken says he won't run for president in 2020. The Minnesota Democrat has been among several high-profile Democrats seen as likely candidates. But in an interview with People Magazine, the former comedian ruled...
May 26, 2017 - 10:35am
April 19, 2017
Franken: New farm bill should address dairy struggles
FARMINGTON — U.S. Sen. Al Franken ranked dairy farmers' struggles among his top priorities for a new federal farm bill Franken, a Democrat,...
April 19, 2017 - 10:01am
November 16, 2016
Sen. Franken staff to visit Ignite Thursday
Sen. Al Franken’s staff will be at Red Wing Ignite, 419 Bush St., 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 17 as part of his Advancing Career Pathways Tour, which is designed to highlight employers’ and schools’ efforts throughout the state to form partnerships to help students prepare for...
November 16, 2016 - 9:00am
October 2, 2010
Column: Work to give children a quality education
Many Minnesota students returned to school last month to find important programs cut, school staff reduced, and other effects of the economy's distress. When I was a kid growing up in St. Louis Park, we had a world-class public education for which I am eternally grateful. Now...
October 2, 2010 - 7:35am
September 3, 2010
Column: Internet is today's First Amendment issue
If we learned that the government was planning to limit our First Amendment rights, we'd be outraged. Well, our rights are under attack - not from the government but from corporations seeking to control the flow of information online. I believe that net neutrality, preserving a...
September 3, 2010 - 12:05am
June 24, 2010
Column: Americans need genuine energy reforms
The BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill is a painful reminder of our need for comprehensive energy reform. Dependence on oil hurts our economy and poses a threat to national security. We spend over $1 billion a day on foreign oil. We need to put America back in control of our energy...
June 24, 2010 - 12:27am
May 21, 2010
Letter: Credit rating system needs reform
To the Editor: Last week, the Senate passed an amendment I authored that ends the conflict of interest in Wall Street's credit rating agency system. This problem was a key reason for our economic collapse and fixing it will go a long way toward ensuring it never happens again. Credit...
May 21, 2010 - 3:59pm
January 8, 2010
Franken backs Highway 52 upgrade
U.S. Sen. Al Franken said Friday he will work to secure funding for a critical interchange at Highway 52 and County Road 24 in Cannon Falls. The Minnesota Democrat spoke with local officials via telephone from his Minneapolis home. The senator canceled a scheduled early morning...
January 8, 2010 - 10:13pm
December 21, 2009
Citizens need COBRA extension
As many Minnesotans know, COBRA is a vital program that allows jobless workers to keep their health care as they look for new work. The Recovery Act passed at the beginning of by President Obama's term included a COBRA subsidy through the end of this year. If we fail to act again,...
December 21, 2009 - 7:01am
October 27, 2009
Political Notebook: Bachmann rules out presidential bid
ST. PAUL - A darling of conservative media will not run for president in 2012. U.S. Rep.
October 27, 2009 - 11:36pm
July 7, 2009
Franken takes oath of office
Al Franken became Minnesota's second U.S. senator today, his hand holding the Bible that Paul Wellstone used when he was twice sworn into the...
July 7, 2009 - 12:13pm
July 5, 2009
POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Different outcomes, different views
ST. PAUL - In politics, it is all about winning. Take, for instance, Al Franken's razor-thin victory over Norm Coleman in the Minnesota U.S. Senate race. The day after the state Supreme Court ruled in Franken's favor, making him Minnesota's newest senator, Brian Melendez, the Democratic-Farmer-Labor...
July 5, 2009 - 10:43am
July 2, 2009
Franken returns to his roots
ST. PAUL - "Live, from Washington, it's Sen. Al Franken!" That may not be the Minnesota senator-elect's line, but on Wednesday hundreds of...
July 2, 2009 - 12:00am
GOP chair takes on Franken
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's new Republican chairman used his first day on the job to come out swinging against Sen.-elect Al Franken. Shortly after Democrat Franken's supporters rallied at the Capitol Wednesday, Tony Sutton accused Democrats of fixing Franken's election against Republican...
July 2, 2009 - 12:00am