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The Pioneer Press: Questions with Bob Sansevere: Sen. Al Franken hasn't given up on his Vikings

Yesterday, Sen. Franken spoke with Bob Sensevere about the Minnesota Vikings. The interview is below.

Tuesday, Nov 30  | 

Washington Post: "Political Football"

Today, The Washington Post published Sen. Franken's Op-Ed about being a fan of the Minnesota Vikings, who are playing the Washington Redskins on Sunday.

Saturday, Nov 27  | 

MinnPost: "Guidelines outline spending-disclosure requirements for health insurers"

Today, MinnPost covered the Department of Health and Human Services' new medical loss ratio (MLR) guidelines, which were originally proposed by Sen. Franken.

Tuesday, Nov 23  | 

Fox 9: Veterans Home Investigated for Retaliation

After hearing complaints about the way a veterans home in Hastings was treating its residents, Sen. Franken called for an investigation into the home

Monday, Nov 22  | 

Sen. Franken Ties Nuclear Modernization to New START Treaty

Today, during a speech on the Senate floor, Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) urged quick ratification of the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START).

Tuesday, Nov 30  | 

Sen. Franken Cosponsors Bill to Extend Unemployment Benefits Program for One Year

Yesterday, Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) along with 20 of his Senate colleagues introduced the Unemployment Insurance Stabilization Act (S. 3981) that would extend the federal unemployment benefits program through the end of 2011.

Tuesday, Nov 30  | 

Sen. Franken Praises Passage of Food Safety Bill

Today, Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) lauded the passage of the Food Modernization Act, which included a key provision he championed to improve the traceability of tainted foods, ensuring that contaminated food can be quickly traced and removed from supermarket shelves.

Tuesday, Nov 30  | 

Sen. Franken Visits Apple Valley Elementary School

Recently, Sen. Franken toured the Cedar Park Elementary School in Apple Valley and met with school and local officials about the importance of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

Wednesday, Dec 1  | 

Food Safety Modernization Act FAQ

Sen. Franken knows how important farming and agriculture are to Minnesota, so he made certain the Food Safety bill included exemptions for small farms and small facilities.

Wednesday, Dec 1  | 

Sen. Franken Gets Veteran Overdue Medals

Earlier this month, Sen. Franken presented several long-overdue medals to Erick Skoglund, a St. Paul U.S. Army veteran.

Wednesday, Dec 1  | 

Sen. Franken Addresses Manufacturers

Last week, Sen. Franken spoke to the 2010 Manufacturing Summit and published an op-ed in the St. Cloud Times about the importance of manufacturing jobs in this economy. 

Wednesday, Nov 17  | 

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