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Franken: Insurance Rebates to Help 123K in Minnesota

Sen. Al Franken says more than 123,000 Minnesotans are benefiting from insurance rebates under a provision he sponsored in the federal health law, even though some won't get checks in the mail.

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WJON Talks with Senator Franken on Gas Prices [AUDIO]

U.S. Senator Al Franken is going after oil speculators, in an effort to bring down gas prices. During an interview with WJON news this (Wednesday) morning, Franken says he's co-authored legislation that would prevent speculators from artificially inflating the price of fuel.

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Senator Al Franken Tours Waite Park Manufacturing Center [AUDIO]

US Senator Al Franken is on a Minnesota manufacturing tour. Today, the Minnesota Democrat's trek brought him to Tru-Stone Technologies of Waite Park.

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Franken’s Staff in Town for NCLB Talks

U.S. Senator Al Franken's staff will be in St. Cloud today (Wednesday) talking about planned changes to the "No Child Left Behind" law.

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Franken Stopping in Royalton

Royalton will welcome U.S. Senator Al Franken to town tomorrow (Saturday). He'll be meeting with local officials at 1:00 p.m. about the city's efforts to increase energy efficiency and cut costs.

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Franken: 10 Bridges in Tri-County in Need of Repair

There are 10 bridges in the tri-county area that are structurally deficient, according to a new report released by U.S. Senator Al Franken. He says the U.S. government should invest money into these projects as a way to get people back to work.

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Minnesota’s Senators Support Debt Deal Headed to Obama

Minnesota Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken have voted for emergency legislation allowing the government to borrow more money and avoid a U.S. government default.

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Franken Visits Stillwater As He Considers Bridge

A decades-old debate over a new St. Croix River bridge is drawing U.S. Sen. Al Franken to Stillwater. The Democrat from Minnesota visits the city on Saturday to meet with local officials and tour the 80-year-old lift bridge. Franken hasn't taken a position on a long-delayed proposal.

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Franken Says He Won’t Seek Earmarks This Year

Democratic Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota says he won't accept or submit earmark requests for spending bills this year. Franken's office made the announcement on Thursday, two days after Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Daniel Inouye banned earmark requests for the next two years.

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Minnesota Congressional Delegation Unites in Harmony Over…Hot Dish?

There's nothing better than a Minnesota potluck on a cold winter's day. And so it was in our nation's capitol as Minnesota's Congressional delegation took off the gloves -- and replaced them with oven mitts -- in a contest worthy of their Minnesota heritage.

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