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Coleman: Cultivate "Grass E-Roots" To Win Youth Vote (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Susan Crile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

"Ethernet" expert and former Minnesota Senator Norm Coleman has some advice for the Republican party: Cultivate grass e-roots. Coleman was in St. L...

Norm Coleman Ready To Give Up Fight, Allies Say

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

National Republican Senatorial Committee Chairman John Cornyn on Wednesday suggested that former Sen. Norm Coleman's long fight was almost over, sayin...

Sam Stein

Fox News Accuses Norm Coleman Of Judicial Activism

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Monday, Fox News Reporter Steve Brown was asked to analyze just where the Minnesota Senate recount stood as both sides brought their cases before t...

Rachel Weiner

Specter: Norm Coleman Should Be Seated [UPDATE: Specter "Misspoke"]

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Scroll down for the latest updates Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter has been showing his independence consistently since switching to the Democra...

Judge In Coleman-Franken Case Donated To Coleman Campaigns

MyDD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last week, I took a look at the political leanings of the five Minnesota Supreme Court Justices who will decide Republican Norm Coleman's likely appea...

Franken Won Most Senate Votes, Minnesota Court Rules

The Huffington Post/AP | SAM STEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A Minnesota court confirmed Monday that Democrat Al Franken won the most votes in his 2008 Senate race against Republican Norm Coleman, who immediatel...

Court Ruling Deals Blow To Norm Coleman

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A three judge state panel convened to review an election contest brought by former Minnesota Sen. Norm Coleman (R) in his race against entertainer Al ...

Norm Coleman's Lawyer: He's Going To Lose Trial

Hotline | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Joe Friedberg, attorney for former Sen. Norm Coleman's recount effort, seemed to suggest in a MN radio interview yesterday that Democrat Al Franken wi...

Bush V. Gore Redux: Republicans Urging Coleman To Go To Supreme Court

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A state court could rule any day now on Norm Coleman's challenge to Al Franken's 225-vote lead in Minnesota, but the race may be far from over no matt...

More Bad News For Coleman: Ballot Pool Shrinks

Star Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the end, the pool turned out to be pretty shallow. Republican Norm Coleman had hoped an inspection of hundreds of secrecy envelopes holding reject...

Coleman Wants Do-Over: Lawyers Ask That Election Be 'Set Aside' Altogether

Star Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For more than a month, Norm Coleman stressed flaws in Minnesota's election system. And on Monday, Coleman lawyer Jim Langdon wrote the three-judge pa...

Norm Coleman 'Rests His Case'

Minneapolis Star-Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Norm Coleman's lawyers rested their case in the U.S. Senate recount trial this afternoon, clearing the way for Al Franken's attorneys to begin their c...

Coleman Signals Support For Do-Over Election

Talking Points Memo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The talk from the Coleman campaign about how the Minnesota election results are unreliable, and that a do-over election could be an option, has now go...

RNC Puts $250K Into Coleman Recount

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Republican National Committee has transferred $250,000 to the Minnesota GOP to help pay legal fees in Norm Coleman's ongoing recount battle agains...

Franken: "We're Going To Win Soon"

The Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Al Franken gave his first national media interview since November to Air America's Mark Green Friday. Franken acknowledges the difficulties of his lo...

Coleman Needs A Miracle: Politico

Politico | Josh Kraushaar Josh Kraushaar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Three months after Election Day, the Minnesota showdown between Al Franken and Norm Coleman continues, and the ever-changing storyline has now settled...

Franken: Call Me 'Senator-Elect'

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The fight over Minnesota's Senate seat is still making its way through the legal system, but Democrat Al Franken's staff on Monday began publicly call...

Franken Comes To Washington, Prepares To Be Seated

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Entertainer Al Franken (D-Minn.) will spend the next two days in Washington readying himself to serve in the Senate, a move that comes even as the con...

Coleman: "God Wants Me To Serve"

Smart Politics | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

While Al Franken remains fairly elusive, Norm Coleman is keeping a high profile these days as his court challenge of the Minnesota U.S. Senate recount...

Coleman Seizes On Newfound Ballots In Recount

Twin Cities | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Perry Mason, meet Rachel Smith. Smith, the top elections official in Anoka County, dropped a minor bombshell Thursday in the courtroom where a lawsui...

Coleman Defends New Job: He Needs The Money

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Norm Coleman has a strong interest in convincing voters that he hasn't given up hope of returning for a second Senate term. But as the fight over Minn...

Sam Stein

Coleman Victory: Thousands More Ballots To Be Considered

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Minnesota election court ruled on Tuesday that nearly 4,800 rejected absentee ballots should be reexamined in the process of determining the winne...

Coleman Aiming For A Do-Over Election?

Talking Points Memo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Coleman team appears to be laying out a continued strategy of casting doubt on the legitimacy of the Minnesota election result by pointing to a fu...

The New Republic: "In Defense Of Blagojevich (Sort Of)"

The New Republic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I fully realize that few complaints are more tiresome than "your party's scandal is worse than my party's scandal." But indulge me for a moment. I can...

Sam Stein

Coleman Takes New Job, Looking Beyond Senate?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Minnesota Senator Norm Coleman seems to be making preparations for life after office, having signed up as a paid adviser to the Republican Jewi...