Like Paul Wellstone, my friend and mentor, Al believes every person in this country deserves care. That’s why he’s supporting Senator Bernie Sanders’ “Medicare for All” plan. It sets down an important marker. This is where we need to go as a nation. In the meantime, we need to take concrete steps in the direction […]
President Trump has released his budget for the year. It cuts off funding for vital programs like helping seniors pay their heating bills in the winter and combatting climate change and leaves Minnesota families to suffer the consequences. We cannot allow this budget to move forward. Sign the petition to reject Trump’s budget.
Al has been all over the news lately, discussing the latest revelations about communications between Attorney General Jeff Sessions and at least one Russian official prior to the election. Here’s Al’s interview on MSNBC’s Morning Joe: Here’s Al in the Star Tribune: “Franken, Klobuchar call for Attorney General Sessions to recuse self from Russia probe” […]
Back in January, I asked then-Senator Jeff Sessions—while he was under oath—what he would do if he learned that members of the Trump campaign team had been meeting with the Russians. He didn’t answer my question, which should have probably been that he would recuse himself, but then he pivoted and said that he as […]
The terrorist attacks in Paris were senseless and barbaric, perpetrated against innocent people who were simply living their lives. Countries all over the world, including our own, have come together to stand in solidarity with France and redouble our efforts to fight ISIS and other terrorist groups around the world. And as we remember the […]