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Multichannel News: Franken Calls on FBI to Protect Victims of Sexually Explicit Posts

As the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law, Sen. Franken recently pressed the FBI to crack down on nonconsensual publication of sexually explicit images online. Click here to read more.

Friday, Apr 3  | 

WCCO: After 70 Years, World War II Veteran Receives POW Medal

Sen. Franken recently helped a Minnesota veteran receive a POW medal that he should have received after being captured during World War Two. Click here to read more from WCCO TV.

Sunday, Mar 29  | 

Star Tribune: Sen. Franken Pushes Amendment to Help Make College More Affordable

Sen. Franken, a member of the Senate Education Committee, sponsored an amendment to the Senate budget proposal to protect Pell Grants-which help students pay for tuition and keep their debt down upon graduation-from severe cuts. Click here to read more from the Star Tribune.

Friday, Mar 27  | 

MPR: Sen. Franken posthumously presents Purple Heart to family of Minnesota Vietnam veteran

Sen. Franken visited New Hope to present a Minnesota soldier's family with one of the nation's highest awards, the Purple Heart medal. Army Specialist Stephen Noggle died heroically in battle in 1967, but his family had never received the Purple Heart he earned in that battle. Sen. Franken worked with Specialist Noggle's family and the Pentagon to secure the long-overdue medal.

Sunday, Mar 22  | 

Sen. Franken: Collapse of Comcast/Time Warner Cable Deal Enormous Victory for American Consumers

Click here to read Sen. Al Franken's statement after Comcast announced it is dropping its bid to acquire Time Warner Cable.

Friday, Apr 24  | 

Sen. Franken’s Statement on Reports of Comcast Dropping its Bid to Buy Time Warner Cable

Sen. Al Franken released the following statement after new reports indicated that Comcast will be dropping its bid to acquire Time Warner Cable.

Thursday, Apr 23  | 

Sen. Franken Welcomes Long-Overdue Confirmation of Loretta Lynch as Attorney General

Sen. Al Franken issued the following statement after voting to confirm Loretta Lynch as the U.S. Attorney General.

Thursday, Apr 23  | 

Recipes from the 5th Annual Minnesota Congressional Delegation Hotdish Off

Click here to read the recipes from the Fifth Annual Minnesota Congressional Delegation Hotdish Off.

Wednesday, Apr 22  | 

On Fifth Anniversary of Citizens United, Sen. Franken Makes Push to Fix Nation’s Broken Campaign Finance System

Sen. Al Franken marked the fifth anniversary of Citizens United v. FEC—the Supreme Court decision that allowed deep-pocketed corporations to spend unlimited money on influencing elections—by reigniting his push to fix our nation's broken campaign finance system.

Wednesday, Jan 21  | 

Sen. Franken's Response to 2015 State of the Union Address

Sen. Franken invited University of Minnesota Student Body President Joelle Stangler as his guest to the State of the Union Address. You can click here to read his response to the speech.

Tuesday, Jan 20  | 

Minnesota Christmas Tree Lights Up Nation’s Capitol

Click here to read more about the 2014 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree from the Chippewa National Forest and the Reservation of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe in Minnesota.

Tuesday, Dec 2  | 

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