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Al Franken, Democrat from Minnesota

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Al Franken
2 days ago
. @Dahlialithwick & @JoyceWhiteVance walk me through Alito's #Roe draft. Here: Lithwick on how the GOP’s quest to reinforce our fundamentally anti-democratic structures (i.e. electoral college) has given us SCOTUS decisions like Citizens United. Subscribe:
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Al Franken
4 days ago
Democrats’ attempt to codify the right to abortion went down 49-51. We should immediately drop a bill codifying the right to use contraception. Make Republicans vote on that one! Let’s go on offense for a change!
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Al Franken
5 days ago
At the pro-choice rally in the Boston Commons!
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Al Franken
8 days ago
Congrats to @alvarombedoya , confirmed to be on the FTC. He was my 1st legal counsel on the Judiciary Comm. & helped create the Privacy, Technology & the Law Subcommittee, which I chaired. His commitment to address antitrust & privacy will make this country a better place.
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Al Franken
9 days ago
On the Podcast: @anneapplebaum (The Atlantic) & nuclear arms expert @Cirincione on Ukraine. Here Anne postulates that Putin’s retreat signals that this is not some kind of existential conflict that has to end in nuclear war. Subscribe on Spotify
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Al Franken
11 days ago
Happy Mothers Day to every mom out there! But especially to Franni, our daughter Thomasin, and daughter-in-law Stephanie. And to my mother-in-law Fran, the Matriarch, who turns 99 tomorrow!!!
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Al Franken
11 days ago
This wk on The Podcast – The Atlantic Monthly’s @anneapplebaum & Arms Expert @Cirincione on Ukraine & Putin and What We Know and What We Don’t Know, Turns out A LOT and A LOT. Here Anne describes Putin’s “genocidal project.” Subscribe on Google Play:
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Al Franken
14 days ago
Saw @SarahKSilverman ’s new musical - BEDWETTER - in previews last night! LAUGHED! CRIED! Amazing cast!  Great songs. LOVED IT!
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Al Franken
14 days ago
The Leaker
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Al Franken
16 days ago
Time to overturn Marbury v. Madison
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Al Franken
16 days ago
DOH!
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16 days ago
Susan Collins: “If this leaked draft opinion is the final decision and this reporting is accurate, it would be completely inconsistent with what Justice Gorsuch and Justice Kavanaugh said in their hearings and in our meetings in my office.”
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Al Franken
16 days ago
This week on The Al Franken Podcast – a repeat of a great fucking episode! @ryandbusse , former gun exec & NRA member trashes the gun industry & the NRA. Here, Ryan talks about what the NRA used to be, way back when. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts:
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Al Franken
16 days ago
Susan Collins voted for Kavanaugh because he told her that Roe was settled law. Maybe now she understands SCOTUS can unsettle settled law. (And/or he was just lying).
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