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MN-Sen: DFA Launches The "A Dollar A Day To Make McFadden
Received this e-mail today from former Governor Howard Dean and Democracy For America on behalf of Senator Al Franken's re-election bid: Five years ago this month, Al Franken was finally sworn in as a U.S. Senator.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
United Jewish Federation of Tidewater
Al Franken vs. BDS
U.S. Sen. Al Franken speaks during a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Dec. 11, 2013.
US senator expects 2014 RFS volumes to go up, following meeting with Obama adviser
Following a meeting with President Barack Obama's top energy adviser, Minnesota Senator Al Franken on Thursday said he believes the Environmental Protection Agency will raise its biofuels blending targets when it finalizes the 2014 Renewable Fuel Standard.
The Winnipeg Free Press
When it comes to getting a few laughs, I've got the scoop
It's mostly because I own two dogs with hyperactive digestive systems and my wife expects me to trail them around with a plastic shovel clutched in one hand and a plastic grocery bag dangling from the other.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Franken vs. McFadden starting to get interesting
A lifelong resident of Minnesota, Michael Brodkorb is an experienced communications, social media, public affairs & research consultant and is an observer of all things political.
Press Release: Pay-Cut Clock Documents Billions of Dollars Lost by Minimum-Wage Workers
Today, on the fifth anniversary of the last increase in the minimum wage, the Center for Economic and Policy Research debuts a pay cut clock to show how much, down to the second, minimum wage workers continue to lose as long as the wage remains frozen at its current level.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
GOP Seeks Jolt to Senate Race Against Dem Franken
Mike McFadden leaned his sturdy frame over the front counter of the Shady Drive Inn as the owner aired the same frustrations with political gridlock that some of her regular customers grumble about.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
One More Chance To Comment: FCC Extends Net Neutrality Deadline
After what it calls an "overwhelming surge in traffic" to its website, the Federal Communications Commission is extending the deadline for comments on its controversial Open Internet proceedings.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
US lawmakers voice support for Dept. of Commerce's ruling on illegal steel dumping
Some of Minnesota's US lawmakers are speaking out in support of the US Department of Commerce's recent decision on illegal foreign steel dumping.
Senator urges close scrutiny of AT&T/DirecTV deal
US Senator Al Franken has urged key federal regulators to take a close look at AT&T's proposed acquisition of DirecTV and determine if the deal is in consumers' best interests.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Imperfect People Get Elected to the Senate
In the heat of the campaign, it can be easy to disqualify or dismiss candidates based on unsettling, or sometimes unseemly, revelations.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Senator Al Franken Accuses AT&T of "Skirting" Net Neutrality Rules
McGruber writes In a letter to the U.S. Federal Communication Commission and the Department of Justice , Senator Al Franken warned that letting AT&T acquire Direct TV could turn AT&T into a gatekeeper to the mobile Internet.
Al Franken raises a hefty $3.3 million, easily outpacing McFadden
Sen. Al Franken speaks about net neutrality during a discussion hosted by the Free Press Action Fund on Capitol Hill in Washington on July 8. Sen. Al Franken had another strong fundraising quarter, pulling in $3.3 million between April and June, outpacing his likely Republican opponent 3 to 1. Businessman Mike McFadden , who has the endorsement of ... (more)
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Senator Al Franken: Net Neutrality 'Is the First Amendment Issue of Our Time'
Senator Al Franken , who has called net neutrality "the First Amendment issue of our time."
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Republican Punched In Crotch On Purpose
The first broadcast ad for Mike McFadden, the GOP challenger to Minnesota Senator Al Franken, features the Republican taking a punch from a youth football player.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
The Common Ills
Monday, July 7, 2014. Chaos and violence continue, the Kurds refuse to be the White House's lackey, tomorrow's session of Parliament is cancelled, and much more.
Deja Vu in Minnesota Senate Race?
In 2008, a first-time candidate dogged by his career history faced a formidable incumbent dragged down by an unpopular second-term president.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
US, state & local politicians hit the parade route in Eveleth
Senator Al Franken, Congressman Rick Nolan and Governor Mark Dayton were among the politicians shaking hands along the parade route.
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Thursday at a field hearing in Texas pertaining to the surge of unaccompanied minors at the U.S.-Mexico border, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee balked at the suggestion of Homeland Security Chairman Rep. Mike McCaul that the children filling the border facilities need to be detained and deported by holding up a bag of lollipops to demonstrate her view that ... (more)
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Republicans Turn to Lazard Banker McFadden in Bid to Topple Al Franken
Investment banker Mike McFadden wants to trade a career at Lazard Ltd. for one in politics and is making his finance background a chief argument for unseating U.S. Senator Al Franken in Minnesota.