Al Franken

Could Jewish Senator Al Franken Be Hillary’s VP Pick?

06/30/2016 - 10:29
JTA

Last week Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) said that if Hillary Clinton asked him to be her running mate, he’d take the job. “If Hillary Clinton came to me and said, ‘Al, I really need you to be my vice president, to run with me,’ I would say yes, but I’m very happy in the job that I have right now.”

Al Franken attending the 68th Annual Writers Guild Awards at Edison Ballroom in New York City, Feb. 13, 2016. JTA

Sen. Al Franken Makes 6 Jewish Lawmakers Boycotting Netanyahu Speech

03/02/2015 - 19:00

Washington — Sen. Al Franken became the sixth Jewish lawmaker to say he will not attend Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress.

Lee Zeldin Becomes Congress’ Sole Jewish Republican As GOP Retakes Senate

11/04/2014 - 19:00

Washington – Results late Tuesday showed Republicans winning control of the United States Senate as well as wins for fresh faces with close Jewish and pro-Israel ties.

Republican Senator Lee Zeldin. Wikimedia Commons

Jewish lawmaker has novel idea: pay as you go war

 A Jewish lawmaker has a novel response to all those politicians in both parties  who want the United States to go to war at the drop of a hat – but who also think government spending and the national debt are out of control.

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