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Al Franken

Al Franken
U.S. Senate (D-MN)

Al Franken is the junior Senator from Minnesota, serving since 2009. He currently sits on the Health, Education, Labor, and Pension (HELP) Committee; the Judiciary Committee; the Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and the Committee on Indian Affairs. He is the

Since taking office, Sen. Franken has developed an impressive record of legislative accomplishments that focus on holding our nation's biggest institutions accountable to the American people they serve and finding commonsense solutions that improve people's lives.

 

Franken supports comprehensive immigration reform and has championed Minnesota's long tradition of caring for the most vulnerable immigrants-refugees, asylees, women, and children. A proponent of civil liberties, Franken voted in support of the USA Freedom Act of 2013, which brings several reforms to key government surveillance programs.

 

Background Information

Residence: Minneapolis

Marital Status: Married (Franni)

Prev. Occupation: Comedian, Writer, Radio Host

Prev. Political Exp.: No prior elected office

Education: AB Harvard University, 1973

Birthdate: 05/21/1951

Birthplace: Manhattan, NY