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New Franken Ruling, Civil Rights Coalition Backing Boosts Pro-Union Bill

Art Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Art Levine

Tuesday's court decision favoring Al Franken in the disputed Minnesota Senate race also serves as a boon to the ongoing fight over the Employee Free Choice Act.

Al Franken Sues Secretary Of State To Take Seat

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Minnesota Public Radio reports that Al Franken, having been denied a certificate to take his Senate seat by the state's Governor and Secretary of Stat...

Al Franken's a Senator Now -- But is He a Bigger Laugh than Burris?

Phil Bronstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Phil Bronstein

Compared to Burris, Mr. Franken's declared victory in the seemingly endless Minnesota senate battle has generated some cheering, for sure, but surprisingly little laughing or hilarity. And what a shame that is.

Franken Race: Minnesota Court Deals Coleman New Blow

AP | BRIAN BAKST | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ST. PAUL, Minn. — A Minnesota board on Monday certified results showing Democrat Al Franken winning the state's U.S. Senate recount over Republi...