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Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn.

Senator (2nd term)



Political Highlights: no previous office,
Born: May 21, 1951; Manhattan, N.Y.
Residence: Minneapolis
Religion: Jewish
Family: Wife, Franni Franken; two children
Education: Harvard U., A.B. 1973
Elected: 2008
Committee Assignments: Energy & Natural Resources (Energy; Public Lands, Forests and Mining; Water & Power); Health, Education, Labor & Pensions (Children & Families; Employment & Workplace Safety - Ranking Member); Indian Affairs; Judiciary (Antitrust, Competition Policy & Consumer Rights; Constitution; Crime & Terrorism; Immigration and the National Interest; Privacy, Technology & the Law - Ranking Member)
Social Media:

Roll Call Vitals

House Seniority: 29th ranked Senate Democrat
Twitter: 268,995 followers
State Clout: Minnesota is 35th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state

Election History

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