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Franken Coleman Recount

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...

NRSC Paying Coleman's Legal Bills

MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Although the Minnesota Supreme Court won't begin hearing arguments in the never-ending Norm Coleman vs. Al Franken recount until June 1, there are two...

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...

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 ...

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...

Al Franken: I See "Light At The End Of The Tunnel"

AP | HENRY C. JACKSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Democrat Al Franken said Tuesday he sees "a light at the end of the tunnel" and expects to be seated as Minnesota's next senator. ...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

Franken Declared Senate Victor In Minnesota

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...

Coleman And Franken Make A Deal

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Minnesota Public Radio reports that Sen. Norm Coleman and challenger Al Franken have struck a deal on disputed absentee ballots in their recount. Th...

AP: Franken Poised For Big Gains In Recount

AP | BRIAN BAKST | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Jesus, Bob Dylan and Mickey Mouse will play a part in determining Minnesota's next senator. So will voters who scrawled the sa...

Franken Gets Even Closer To Coleman In Recount

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports: The U.S. Senate recount continued Thursday without major glitches across Minnesota, as tabulators and the volu...

Minnesota Senate Race: Key Panel Named

AP | BRIAN BAKST | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Democrat Al Franken, locked in a tight Senate race headed to a statewide recount, sued Thursday for access to data on voters w...