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Franken campaigns for Clinton at Mac

Almost 200 Macalester students filed into the John B. Davis (JBD) Lecture Hall in the basement of the Campus Center on Monday night, as Minnesota Senator Al Franken visited Macalester for the first time since 2014. Franken came to stump for Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton and take questions from Macalester students. The event, which…

Hillary Clinton campaigns for Franken, Dayton at DFL rally
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Hillary Clinton campaigns for Franken, Dayton at DFL rally

A crowd of nearly 2,000 people packed the Leonard Center Field House on Oct. 23 for a Get Out the Vote rally in support of Minnesota Democrats up for reelection this fall. The rally was headlined by former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. A plethora of Minnesota politicians spoke before Clinton, reiterating the importance…

Senators Elizabeth Warren, Al Franken on campus
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Senators Elizabeth Warren, Al Franken on campus

A line of students, staff and community members spilled out of Kagin and down the Grand Avenue sidewalk last Saturday to hear Minnesota Senator Al Franken and Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren speak. “I was thrilled to enter Kagin and to see an absolutely packed room,” said Mac Dems co-chair Joe Klein ’16. “There was a…

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Elizabeth Warren, Al Franken to speak in Kagin

Joining an already esteemed list of speakers on campus this year, Senators Elizabeth Warren and Al Franken will speak at Macalester on March 29. The event will take place in the Alexander G. Hill Ballroom in Kagin and doors will open at 1:45 p.m. Macalester College Democrats and the DFL worked together to bring the…