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VIDEO: Norm Coleman Confronted by Local Progressives

05/18/2009 01:33 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Yesterday in Minnesota, Norm Coleman thought he was being greeted by supporters outside a local Republican event.

But instead, Coleman came face-to-face with the fact that his insistence on being a sore loser has raised over $90,000 to help progressives defeat Republicans in 2010 -- thanks to the "Dollar a Day to Make Norm Go Away" campaign launched recently by the Progressive Change Campaign Committee and Howard Dean's Democracy for America.

It's all caught on video -- check it out. And if you aren't among the thousands of progressives who have joined the "Dollar a Day" campaign, you can do so at NormDollar.com.

Thanks to Amanda Becker, the awesome Minneapolis editor who crunched this video out on short notice. And to Gail Cerridwen, Jim Bootz, John Mallo, Cheryl Larson, and John Mallo's puppy who all played important roles in the making of this video. (Sorry, puppy was off-camera.)