Senator Al Franken, a Democrat from Minnesota, speaks during a news conference in Washington, D.C. U.S., on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012. Democratic lawmakers want Medicaid funding protected in the fiscal cliff talks. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) participates in a news conference about preserving Medicaid funding during the 'fiscal cliff' negotiations at the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill December 11, 2012 in Washington, DC. Legislators from the House and Senate were joined by representatives from major unions and policy organizations in calling on the White House and Congressional negotiators to protect funding for Medicaid, a health program for people and families with low incomes and resources.
クレジット: Chip Somodevilla
Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) (C) talks about net neutrality while flanked by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) (L), and Sen. Edward Markey (D-MA) (R) during a news conference on Capitol Hill, February 4. 2015 in Washington, DC. Senate Democrats are calling on the Federal Communications Commission to reclassify the transmission component of broadband Internet access as a telecommunications service under Title II of the Telecommunications Act. to prevent broadband providers from creating Internet fast lanes for those who can pay and enforce open internet protections.
クレジット: Mark Wilson
Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) speaks next to Vanita Johnson (L) and Terry Donald (R), both beneficiaries of the Affordable Care Act, and Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) (2nd L) at a news conference to discuss the Affordable Care Act case being heard at the Supreme Court, March 4, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Today the Supreme Court was scheduled to hear oral arguments in the case of King v. Burwell that could determine the fate of health care subsidies for as many as eight million people.
クレジット: Drew Angerer
Sen. Edward Markey (D-MA) (C) speaks as Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) (R) and Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) (L) listen during a news conference January 20, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The legislators will push amendment to ensure the Keystone XL pipeline will be built by U.S.-made steel.
クレジット: Alex Wong
Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) speaks during a women's pro-choice rally on Capitol Hill, July 11, 2013 in Washington, DC. The rally was hosted by Planned Parenthood Federation of America to urge Congress against passing any legislation to limit access to safe and legal abortion.
クレジット: Mark Wilson
Senator Al Franken (D-MN) and actor Alec Baldwin (R) pose for a photo at The Americans For The Arts 25th Annual Nancy Hanks Lecture On Arts And Public Policy on April 16, 2012 at The Kennedy Center for the Perfoming Arts in Washington, DC.