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No More Cat-Swinging Music - Ornette Coleman 1930-2015

Hank Bordowitz | Posted 06.11.2015 | Entertainment
Hank Bordowitz

As a music journalist, it was my pleasure and honor to interview Ornette Coleman several times. There will be numerous biographical obituaries for the man who brought the "Change of the Century" to jazz in the late 50s, and continued to move forward until very recently.

The Faithful Shopper: Cool Campers

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.18.2015 | New York
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Faith Hope Consolo

Summertime is unofficially here, and that means it's time to explore the great outdoors.

Obama Proposes Tax Cut for Mega Rich Venture Capitalist Contributors

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

President Barack Obama has proposed new legislation that will allow many of the nation's wealthiest venture capitalists to avoid paying billions of do...

Norm Coleman Won't Run For Minnesota Governor

AP | JEFF BAENEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MINNEAPOLIS — Former Minnesota Sen. Norm Coleman says his family voted 3-1 against him running for governor, so he will not join the race. Cole...

Norm Coleman Concedes: "We Have A New United States Senator"

AP | BRIAN BAKST | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Al Franken ascended Tuesday from the ranks of former "Saturday Night Live" comedians to an even more exclusive club, outlastin...

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: Key To Republican Success Lies In The "Ethernet"

Huffington Post | Susan Crile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Clearly, Norm Coleman isn't exactly tech-savvy. After a speaking engagement in St. Louis this week, he told a video-camera wielding supporter that the...

Coleman v Franken: The Appeal, June 1, 9 AM

The Uptake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Uptake

Rumors say that the judges will roll out their decision around the 4th of July, though there isn't substance to that particular date. The bigger question will be: will Pawlenty - now rumored to be running for Prez - sign the certificate?

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.

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...

Norm Coleman May Have Faked Website Crash

MNPublius | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Today, Team Coleman's blogger at MDE, Ryan Flynn, posted a tidbit today: "THOUSANDS OF HITS CRASH COLEMAN WEBSITE" ST PAUL - Information rec...

Coleman Witness Admits Ballot Fraud On Stand

Talking Points Memo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

We have seen the best thing that Norm Coleman's legal team has done so far in this election trial -- and it ain't pretty. This afternoon the Coleman ...

The Minnesota Senate Election Contest - Live!

The Uptake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Uptake

The Minnesota Senate Election Contest has begun! The three-judge panel will convene each weekeday from 9 AM - 4:30 PM (in Central time), and we'll be...

Franken's Motion to Dismiss: 2:30 PM CST Today

The Uptake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Uptake

Al Franken says state law prevents a re-do of the recount; Norm Coleman says the opposite. Today at 2:30 CST, a three-panel judge will hear the first motion in the Senate race's election contest.

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...

Sam Stein

Did Coleman's Financial Straits Force Him To Solicit Donor Favors? | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Did Norm Coleman's financial problems compel him to turn to friends and GOP donors for help with his living situation? That's what a new story out of...

Recounting 2,920,214 Or More Votes. Live Video Coverage All Day

The Uptake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Uptake

Norm Coleman has already claimed victory, but will his 216 vote lead hold up to a recount?