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Senate case will drag on into June
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota will go at least until June without a second U.S. senator. The Minnesota Supreme Court's schedule to hear Norm Coleman's Senate election appeal sets oral arguments for June 1. In the meantime, Coleman's and Democrat Al Franken's campaigns will submit written...
April 25, 2009 - 12:00am
April 18, 2009
Coleman relies on 'equal protection' argument
ST. PAUL -- Norm Coleman says a constitutional principle, ensuring all voters are treated equally, drives his continuing U.S. Senate election fight. The former senator said his appeal to the Minnesota Supreme Court about the 2008 election outcome, which he plans to file Monday afternoon...
April 18, 2009 - 12:00am
April 16, 2009
Letter: Coleman, GOP opposing democratic values
Senate Republicans support Coleman's hopeless election challenge only to preserve their ability to obstruct the Senate through filibuster. These same Republican Senators once threatened to ban the use of filibusters in order to force judicial appointments opposed by the then Democrat...
April 16, 2009 - 12:00am
April 14, 2009
Coleman suffers defeat
ST. PAUL -- Al Franken won the U.S. Senate race and should be sent to Washington, a three-judge panel unanimously ruled Monday evening, but Minnesota...
April 14, 2009 - 12:07am
Editorial: Coleman should heed latest ruling
Is it time to say enough is enough yet? Apparently not for Norm Coleman, despite Monday's ruling by a Minnesota three-judge panel that followed...
April 14, 2009 - 12:00am
March 17, 2009
Letter: Coleman contributions delay inevitability
Why are Congressional Republicans paying big bucks to keep up Norm Coleman's recount challenge against Al Franken? According to Texas Senator John Cornyn it's all about keeping Minnesota's Senate seat empty for as long as possible, and, in the process stall President Obama's plan...
March 17, 2009 - 12:00am
March 13, 2009
Missing Clay ballots end Senate trial testimony
ST. PAUL -- Lori Johnson was a fitting final U.S. Senate trial witness because, like many other issues in the case, she left unanswered the main...
March 13, 2009 - 12:20am
March 9, 2009
Minnesotans tired of Senate race
Minnesotans may be sick of hearing about the seemingly never-ending U.S. Senate election, recount and, now, trial, but many say that in the end it may produce more confidence in the electoral system. "It's gotten to the point where even the diehards are burned out," said Pat Donnay,...
March 9, 2009 - 9:16am
March 7, 2009
Franken denied on election certificate request
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Supreme Court Friday rejected Al Franken's demand to immediately become a U.S. senator. In January, Franken asked the high court to order Gov. Tim Pawlenty and Secretary of State Mark Ritchie to sign an election certificate so he could take office, even...
March 7, 2009 - 12:00am
March 4, 2009
Coleman hints at new election
ST. PAUL - Norm Coleman said it may not be possible for the U.S. Senate election trial judges to determine who won the race, adding there is a chance judges might need to order a new election. There are more "illegal" votes in the tally than the 225 votes that separate him from...
March 4, 2009 - 12:18am
March 3, 2009
Franken looks to protect his victory
ST. PAUL -- Now it is Al Franken's turn. Franken's campaign starts its case in Norm Coleman's U.S. Senate election lawsuit today. The Democrat hopes to build on his slim, 225-vote victory and become Minnesota's next senator. Coleman's attorneys wrapped up their case Monday after...
March 3, 2009 - 10:15pm
February 27, 2009
Counties ordered to check ballots
ST. PAUL - Judges in the Senate election trial want county officials' help. The court on Thursday ordered 63 counties and some cities to examine roughly 1,500 uncounted absentee ballot envelopes to determine whether voters mistakenly placed voter registration cards in the envelope....
February 27, 2009 - 12:49am
February 25, 2009
Trial digs into voter complexities
ST. PAUL - Kay Mack only talked about a handful of ballots, but her testimony Tuesday illustrated the complexity of a major issue in the U.S....
February 25, 2009 - 11:15pm
February 24, 2009
Coleman nears end of case
ST. PAUL -- Al Franken's campaign wants to remove a pile of northwestern Minnesota ballots from the U.S. Senate election tally as Norm Coleman's...
February 24, 2009 - 10:22pm
February 23, 2009
Senate trial intrigue lost on observers
ST. PAUL - Minnesota voters - and even politically engaged college students - have little interest in details of the prolonged U.S. Senate election trial, a professor monitoring the proceeding said. "I think they're lost," Bemidji State University journalism instructor Louise Mengelkoch...
February 23, 2009 - 9:19am