Senator Al Franken

Senator Al Franken will not support Senator Jeff Sessions for Attorney General over voting rights.
Senator Al Franken will not support Senator Jeff Sessions for Attorney General over voting rights.
Image by John Wathen USACE maintains that it has not issued the final drilling permit, and uncertainty has increased tensions
The organizations submitted Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and North Dakota Open Records Act requests to multiple state and federal agencies in response to the surveillance and arrests of those attempting to stop construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL).
The Devil is reputed by some to have had all the best tunes. But those claiming to be on the side of the angels can often
If you've ever opened a credit card, rented a car or engaged in any number of other routine interactions with big corporations, you've probably had to sign away your right to go to court or band together in a class action with other customers.
For years now the corporate Internet Service Providers have been pushing for a tiered system of Internet delivery. They want the FCC to allow them to construct "fast lanes" and "slow lanes" on the Internet.
There's not one Internet for deep-pocketed corporations and a separate Internet for everyone else -- there's the Internet, and it belongs to all of us. That's the way it's always been. And that's the way it should continue to be.
GOP Sens. Tom Coburn (Okla.) and Mike Lee (Utah) are blocking legislation sponsored by Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) geared at
Apple said the iPhone 5S blocks third-party apps from accessing Touch ID. In addition, the device only stores encrypted “fingerprint
It's no secret that Americans are losing faith in many of our institutions. It's no wonder, either. Reading the news makes you think that there isn't anybody on our side anymore.
Congress should not pass a resolution that lets a few wealthy corporations get away with hijacking our online rights. The open Internet is far too important to the rest of us.
Only Congress can force owners to explain why their own profits should trump the massive public investment we've made in the game. But when Congress is made up of an NBA owner and at least 244 other millionaires, don't hold your breath.
Opponents and proponents of AT&T's $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile have not been shy about making their opinions heard
What do Elmo, the New York Times, McDonald's coffee, transsexual tennis star Renee Richards, a chimp using sign language, electric cars, the real horse whisperer and Al Franken have in common?
Share your thought about Senator Franken's request. "Unfortunately, neither of your companies requires that apps on your
During the conference call, Franken said congressional passage of the DISCLOSE Act would force groups like the Chamber to
The Supreme Court has been transformed into the Corporate Court, and we're all at risk of losing fundamental freedoms and of surrendering the legal system to ever-greater corporate power.
Franken's measure was creative, but the diverse range of qualifications among the approved rating agencies is frightening to contemplate if a random assignment was the norm.
On Tuesday April 13th, over 100 Minnesotans demonstrated outside Senator Amy Klobuchar's office with half of our group eventually