For Franken, net neutrality remains key campaign issue



By Abby Simons

“Headline-dominating issues such as Ebola and ISIL have commandeered most ­campaign conversations during the waning days of the race between U.S. Sen. Al Franken and his ­Republican challenger, Mike ­McFadden.

All but forgotten? Franken’s ­crusade for continued free and open access to the Internet, more ­commonly known as net neutrality.”

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  • Jeff Pesek

    “Franken believes only deep-­pocketed corporations could afford to pay for a fast lane, and he believes that would stunt the growth of innovative start-ups…If you’re focused on jobs, on prosperity, you have to be in the 21st century,” he said. “This is an enormous part of the 21st century economy.”