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 2017-09-24 01:42 

Statesman.com

Franken disappoints TribFest crowd, saying he won’t run for president... +

U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn....

 2017-09-23 02:18 

Houston Chronicle

In Texas, Al Franken keeps jabbing at Ted Cruz... +

Comedian and current U.S. Sen. Al Franken continued his months-long attacks on U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, showing no signs of easing up even as he sat in the Texas Senator's home state. During an hour-long speech at the University of Texas on Friday night, ...

 2017-09-22 11:00 

Houston Chronicle

After slamming Ted Cruz, Franken sets sights on Texas... +

Four months after releasing a new book jabbing at U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, U.S. Sen. Al Franken is on his way to the Lone Star State for an event that will also later include Cruz. Franken, a Minnesota Democrat, is the top draw on Friday night during the firs...

 2017-09-22 04:44 

Breitbart.com

Franken: Graham-Cassidy Is ‘The Screw You Billy Kimmel Act of 2017’... +

On Thursday’s broadcast of ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” Senator Al Franken (D-MN) referred to the Graham-Cassidy healthcare bill as “the Screw You Billy Kimmel Act of 2017.” Franken began the interview by thanking and pra...

 2017-09-21 15:34 

National Review

Southern Poverty Law Center Smears Me... +

Last week I exposed how, at Seventh Circuit nominee Amy Coney Barretts confirmation hearing, Senator Al Franken foolishly parroted the Southern Poverty Law Centers false claim that the Alliance Defending Freedom has defended state-sanctioned sterilization...

 2017-09-20 15:55 

The Christian Post

Sen. Franken Prefers Southern Poverty Law Center Bias to Constitution in Nomination Process... +

Much has been said, and written, about Senator Dianne Feinstein's prejudicial questioning of Notre Dame Professor Amy Coney Barrett in her nomination hearing for 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. But Senator Al Franken's line of questioning was also d...

 2017-09-20 14:38 

Forbes

Sen. Al Franken Is Evolving on Marijuana... +

Sen. Al Franken is cosponsoring a number of marijuana bills now, a far cry from when he said he's ...

 2017-09-18 04:29 

The Christian Post

Report Explains Face ID Worked Fine at Live Event; U.S. Senator Raises Privacy and Security Concerns on New Feature... +

Several days following the iPhone X reveal, a possible explanation on what happened at the Face ID live presentation emerged that suggested that the device did not malfunction on stage. Meanwhile, U.S. Senator Al Franken has raised some concerns on the ne...

 2017-09-15 16:11 

Washington Examiner

Stop obstructing judicial nominees with archaic traditions... +

The Judicial Crisis Network launched a digital and TV ad targeting Senator Al Franken's refusal to return his blue slip for Justice David St......

 2017-09-15 15:27 

Raw Story

Republicans left fuming after Sen. Al Franken blocks one of Trumps federal court judge picks... +

President Trump is standing by his nominee to fill a seat on the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, despite a blockade by Sen. Al Franken, who is using the Senate’s arcane “blue slip” policy to try to sink the pick, an administration off...

 2017-09-14 22:38 

WKBW

[ Buffalo, NY ]

Sen. Al Franken Has A Couple Concerns About Apple's New Face ID... +

Franken penned an open letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook about Face ID's possible issues of security, privacy and bias....

 2017-09-14 21:49 

Philadelphia Inquirer

Al Franken gets in Apple's face over iPhone X's Face ID... +

With Social Security numbers breached, face ID might be our last, best way to securely identify ourselves. ...

 2017-09-14 20:27 

The Huffington Post

Senator Franken's Courage... +

In recent days, Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota did a simple, reasonable thing, that in the context of the current cravenly-led Senate stands as a monumenta......

 2017-09-14 17:12 

Philadelphia Inquirer

Al Franken gets in Apple's face over iPhone X's FaceID... +

With Social Security numbers breached, face ID might be our last, best way to securely identify ourselves. ...

 2017-09-14 16:42 

The Daily Caller

iPhone X Will Be Able To Scan Our Faces, And Sen Franken Is Suspicious... +

Democratic Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota sent a letter to Apple Wednesday evening voicing his concerns of the new iPhone X's ...

 2017-09-14 16:28 

CNET

Sen. Al Franken wants Apple to answer Face ID privacy concerns... +

The face scanning technology lets you unlock your iPhone with a glance. Franken wants Apple CEO Tim Cook to tell him about the privacy implications....

 2017-09-14 16:00 

BetaNews

Privacy: Senator Al Franken has a lot of concerns about Face ID on the Apple iPhone X... +

From the moment Apple started to talk about Face ID, there were concerns voiced about privacy and security. It's not just security experts and potential users who have these worries; Senator Al Franken has written to Tim Cook asking for details about the ...

 2017-09-14 12:33 

BGR

The iPhone Xs Face ID feature has Senator Al Franken a little bit worried... +

Al Franken sure likes to write letters. Barely a day removed from Apples iPhone X event, the Minnesota Senator penned a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook asking a myriad of questions about the se...

 2017-09-14 07:10 

Hindustan Times

US senator raises privacy fears over Face ID in iPhone X... +

According to a report in appleinsider.com on Thursday, Senator Al Franken (Democrat-Minnesota) has asked several questions related to Apples implementation of Face ID......

 2017-09-14 06:29 

International Business Times

[ Economy ]

Is iPhone X Facial Recognition Feature In Violation of Your Privacy?... +

Apples recently revealed feature, the Face ID, which scans a users face to unlock its iPhone X device has raised privacy concerns Sen. Al Franken (D-Minnesota) called on the companys CEO, Tim Cook to address these concerns in an open letter Thursday. Fra...

 2017-09-14 02:34 

MSNBC

Sen. Al Franken fights back against Trump... +

The Wall Street Journal attacked Sen. Al Franken for refusing to support a Trump nominee for a federal appeals court seat. Franken joins Lawrence O'Donnell to respond, and to react to breaking news Schumer and Pelosi appear to have won another victory......

 2017-09-14 02:26 

Mashable

Sen. Al Franken is worried about iPhone X's Face ID... +

At present, the privacy implications of Apple's facial-recognition technology aren't exactly clear. Senator Franken wants to change that. ...

 2017-09-14 00:30 

TechCrunch

Senator Franken asks Apple for privacy guarantees around Face ID data... +

A friendly letter from Senator Al Franken (D-MN) to Apple requests that the latter provide a few more details on the tech behind its Face ID system, which.....

 2017-09-14 00:30 

Yahoo News

Senator Franken asks Apple for privacy guarantees around Face ID data... +

A friendly letter from Senator Al Franken (D-MN) to Apple requests that the latter provide a few more details on the tech behind its Face ID system, which allows users to unlock their iPhone X using facial recognition....

 2017-09-13 23:35 

Raw Story

Sen. Franken demands Apple detail privacy and security safeguards for iPhone X face recognition... +

Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) has written to Apple CEO Tim Cook, requesting detailed information on the privacy and security features of Face ID, the facial recognition system featured in the new iPhone X. “I am writing to request more information on Face ...

 2017-09-13 22:58 

Washington Times

White House backs David Stras despite Al Franken blue slip conflict... +

President Trump is standing by his nominee to fill a seat on the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, despite a blockade by Sen. Al Franken, who is using the Senate's arcane ...

 2017-09-13 20:48 

Newsmax

Judicial Crisis Network Blasts Sen. Al Franken in New Ad... +

The conservative Judicial Crisis Network is launching a TV ad blasting Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., for not endorsing President Donald Trump's pick for the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, The Hill reports....

 2017-09-13 18:18 

Crooks and Liars

Bernie Sanders And Democrats Roll Out Medicare For All Proposal... +

Today, Bernie Sanders and 17 Senate Democrats are rolling out a proposal for Medicare for All. Sanders introduced the bill in the Senate along with Sens. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Cory Booker (D-N.J.), Al Franken (D-Minn.), Kir...

 2017-09-13 17:00 

The Daily Caller

Conservative Group Floods Minnesota Airwaves After Franken Blocks Trump Judicial Pick... +

The Judicial Crisis Network, a conservative advocacy group, has put $75,000 behind a digital and television advertising campaign attacking Sen. Al Franken....

 2017-09-13 15:43 

Washington Examiner

Judicial Crisis Network in new ad attacks 'petty' Al Franken for opposing Trump judicial nominee... +

The right-leaning group targets the Minnesota senator for seeking to block David Stras, President Trump's nominee to the 8th Circuit Court o......

 2017-09-12 23:18 

Wall Street Journal

The Al Franken Standard... +

The GOP can overrule Democratic abuse of the Senate judicial blue slip....

 2017-09-12 18:02 

National Review

Al Franken Supports State-Sanctioned Sterilization of Transgendered People... +

Senator Feinsteins display of anti-Catholic bigotry at Seventh Circuit nominee Amy Coney Barretts hearing last week overshadowed an even more viciousand equally baselessattack by Senator Al Franken on Alliance Defending Freedom, a leading defender of reli...

 2017-09-12 04:00 

Times Free Press

Let's ditch division and unite for USA and more letters to the editors... +

Could Al Franken's humor skip him along to slip on a banana peel and fall on his backside in the White House? ...

 2017-09-08 20:18 

CNBC

CNBC Digital Video: Senator Al Franken Sits Down with CNBC Editor at Large John Harwood... +

CNBC Digital Video: Senator Al Franken Sits Down with CNBC Editor at Large John Harwood...

 2017-09-08 15:50 

CNBC

Donald Trump and I are opposites he doesn't work: Sen. Al Franken... +
 2017-09-08 14:18 

Raw Story

He refuses to work: Al Franken explains why hes the polar opposite of Trump... +

Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) told NBC’s John Harwood this week that President Donald Trump, like himself, came to politics as an outsider, but that Trump has refused to educate himself about his position or to really do any work at all as president. At on...

 2017-09-08 10:00 

CNBC

'It helps not to lie in politics': Sen. Al Franken talks Trump, SNL and 2020... +

Cue the speculation that Franken may enter the 2020 presidential race....

 2017-09-07 12:00 

PennLive.com

Should Al Franken run for president?... +
 2017-09-07 12:00 

cleveland.com

Should Al Franken run for president?... +
 2017-09-06 22:17 

Washington Times

Al Franken charges Amy Coney Barrett, a Trump judicial nominee, with hate group ties... +

A Democratic senator tried to tie one of President Trump's judicial nominees to a ...

 2017-09-06 13:09 

ThinkProgress

Franken forces blue slip confrontation on Trump judicial nominee with ties to Clarence Thomas... +

Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) said on Tuesday he would test whether a Senate tradition that his Republican colleagues used to thwart several of President Obama’s judicial nominees will actually be honored now that Donald Trump is in the White House. A quic...

 2017-09-05 23:39 

Mediaite

Sen. Franken: Im Not Sure That You Have to Be Trump to Beat Trump... +

As Senator Al Franken spoke with Chris Matthews tonight about Hillary Clinton's new book, Franken said he doesn't think Democrats running against President Trump should need to one-up him....

 2017-09-05 23:01 

Washington Times

Al Franken to withhold blue slip for David Stras judiciary confirmation... +

Sen. Al Franken said Tuesday that he will use an arcane Senate tradition to try to derail one of President Trump's appeals court nominees, marking an escalation in what has become a nasty fight over the shape of the federal judiciary....

 2017-09-05 23:00 

MSNBC

Franken on DACA: We are going to find the...... +

Chris Matthews talks to Senator Al Franken about President Trump rescinding DACA, North Korea, the Russia investigation, and Hillary Clinton....

 2017-09-05 22:22 

KSTP

[ ABC St. Paul ]

Minnesota Officials, Organizations React to Decision to End DACA... +

Minnesota's Democratic Sen. Al Franken calls the action "a disgrace to our moral values and principals." Several state lawmakers say they're exploring what the state can do to shield recipients from potential harm if Congress doesn't pass new sa...

 2017-09-05 21:42 

The Daily Caller

Senate Faces Showdown Over Trump Judges... +

Sen. Al Franken announced Tuesday he will oppose the nomination of David Stras to the 8th Circuit, precipitating a confrontation over so-called ...

 2017-09-05 19:14 

US News & World Report

Franken Says He'll Oppose Stras to 8th Circuit... +

Sen. Al Franken says he'll oppose Minnesota Supreme Court Justice David Stras' nomination to the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals....

 2017-09-05 19:14 

Washington Times

Franken says he'll oppose Stras to 8th Circuit... +

Sen. Al Franken says he'll oppose Minnesota Supreme Court Justice David Stras' nomination to the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals....

 2017-09-05 19:04 

Daily Kos

Franken announces attempt to block Trump judicial nominee... +

Campaign Action Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) will not give his approval for Donald Trump's pick of Minnesota state Supreme Court Justice David Stras for the 8th Circuit Court. The Senate has traditionally allowed home state senators to approve or oppose nomin...

 2017-09-05 15:32 

Washington Post

Ava DuVernay, Chelsea Manning to attend New Yorker Festival... +

This years New Yorker Festival has attracted a diverse group of artists and leaders, including Ava DuVernay, Nathan Lane, Glenn Close, Preet Bharara, Sen. Al Franken and Chelsea Manning....

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