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Topic - Al Franken
Minnesota Republicans shaped the top of a high-stakes election ticket Saturday, endorsing investment banker Mike McFadden for U.S. Senate and backing county commissioner Jeff Johnson for governor as the party tries to end Democratic political dominance in the state.
For Minnesota Republicans, this weekend's convention in Rochester won't deliver a typical knockout punch to all of the candidates who fail to get the endorsement of the party faithful.
Minnesota U.S. Sen. Al Franken is calling on Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki (shin-SEHK'-ee) to resign.
Sen. Al Franken has released another television ad in his re-election campaign.
Senators from North Dakota and Minnesota said Wednesday that President Barack Obama's administration should retreat on a proposal to make significant changes to renewable fuel standards and show its support for the biodiesel industry.
Friends and family remembered longtime Minnesota U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar on Thursday for his insatiable curiosity and his passion for transportation.
U.S. Sen. Al Franken hits the airwaves with the first TV ad of his re-election campaign.
Sen. Al Franken said on ABC's "This Week" that his job as a lawmaker has been so "impeccable" that he wouldn't have anything to make fun of himself if he were still a comedian on "Saturday Night Live."
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk says he's looking forward to an ice-cold Minnesota beer when the Chicago Blackhawks win the Stanley Cup.
The Senate Judiciary Committee held its first congressional hearing on the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger Thursday, and every single member of the committee has taken money from Comcast PAC — even Democratic senator Al Franken of Minnesota, who is generally considered to be anti-Comcast.
Democrats fighting to protect Minnesota U.S. Sen. Al Franken's seat want to replicate the last presidential campaign playbook by casting a well-funded GOP challenger as a corporate raider who put profit over people.
A conservative group is bankrolling a new television ad in Minnesota that accuses Sen. Al Franken of supporting IRS rule changes that would curtail free speech.
Rep. Michele Bachmann stood at the front of a packed room, flashing a winning smile. With her Minnesota Vikings apron wrapped around her, she was campaigning one last time.
The Republican candidates for governor and senator who won bellwether straw polls among crowded fields sought Wednesday to capitalize on the early show of support from party activists.
More than 100 Republicans from Eden Prairie and Minnetonka are gathered for party caucuses and got wooed by some of the party's leading candidates for statewide office.
A decade later, Mr. Franken was writing books like "Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot" and Mr. Ciresi was leading Minnesota's lawsuit against Big Tobacco, winning a $6 billion settlement.
"If Mike McFadden survives the Republican primary battle, he's not going to be able to use one-tenth of one percent of Sen. Franken's assets to prevent voters from hearing about 100 percent of his own record as an investment banker," said Franken campaign spokeswoman Alexandra Fetissoff.