DFL Sen. Al Franken may not have been in the U.S. Senate for a full year yet but he’s already focusing on his reelection. FEC reports show that Franken filed the Al Franken for Senate 2014 campaign committee with the FEC on April 5th. The committee allows Franken to start raising funds for his Senate reelection.
Franken also filed a joint fundraising committee today to help fund his Senate campaign and his federal Midwest Values PAC.
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