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Minnesota Election

McFadden Wins Race To Challenge Franken

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.26.2014 | Politics

Investment banker Mike McFadden won Tuesday's Republican primary to challenge Al Franken (D-Minn.) for his Senate seat, the Associated Press reports. ...

The Next Michele Bachmann

Mother Jones | Patrick Caldwell | Posted 02.03.2014 | Politics

Liberals rejoiced when Michele Bachmann announced her intention to retire from Congress at the end of 2014. Bachmann will no longer be around to carry...

Bachmann Survives Tough Reelection Bid

Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Michele Bachmann has won her bid to continue to represent Minnesota's 6th congressional district, the Associated Press projects. Bachmann, who uns...

Amy Klobuchar Wins Reelection

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) is projected to pick up a second term in the Senate, according to the AP. Klobuchar held a steady lead in the polls o...

LOOK: Minnesota Election Results MAP

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Below you can find the 2012 presidential election results for the state of Minnesota. Minnesota, which Barack Obama claimed easily in 2008, is agai...

Obama Poised To Top Romney In Minnesota

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama is expected to win Minnesota's 10 electoral votes over Republican challenger Mitt Romney, keeping alive a streak of Democratic ...

Bachmann Defends Controversial Witch Hunt

Salon | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

Locked in the toughest fight of her congressional career, Minnesota Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann defended her witch hunt against alleged Muslim Br...

Sam Stein

Cornyn Lowers Expectations For Coleman Recount Appeal | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

National Republican Senatorial Committee Chairman John Cornyn seems to be softening his expectations for Norm Coleman's effort to appeal the Senate el...

Sam Stein

Pawlenty: I'd Like A Second Senator But It's Out Of My Hands | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Tim Pawlenty responded on Wednesday to Tim Kaine's request that he sign Al Franken's election certificate, telling the DNC Chair in a letter that he i...

Sam Stein

Kaine, Klobuchar, Mondale Up Pressure On Pawlenty To Seat Franken | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DNC Chairman Tim Kaine penned a letter to Tim Pawlenty on Tuesday, asking the Minnesota Governor to persuade Norm Coleman to concede and, short of tha...

Sam Stein

Scarborough To Coleman: "You Lost... It Is Over" (VIDEO) | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The drumbeat is growing louder for former Minnesota Sen. Norm Coleman to drop his long-shot appeal of the state's prolonged recount. In the wake of ...

Sam Stein

Minnesota Paper That Endorsed Coleman Scoffs At Re-Do Election | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A Minnesota newspaper that endorsed Norm Coleman for Senate is calling on state officials to ignore the former Senator's call to overturn the election...

Sam Stein

Franken's Absence Proving A Win-Win For The GOP | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The foot-dragging on the part of officials in Minnesota when it comes to certifying the state's Senate election winner is having serious ramifications...

Video: Coleman Campaign Snubs The UpTake And Gets Unintended Results

The Uptake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Uptake


Norm Coleman Speaks at 3pm CT- Watch It Live Here

The Uptake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Uptake

The UpTake, which has been covering the recount in Minnesota live for nearly two months now, will of course cover Norm Coleman's press conference live at 3pm CT.

Coleman Should Concede to Victorious Senator Franken

Brian Normoyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Normoyle

Coleman's earlier admonishments about healing quickly and sparing taxpayer dollars have given way to a stubborn refusal to be a man of his word.

Sam Stein

Franken, If Up In Votes, Should Be Seated Before Legal Battles End: Klobuchar | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With concern rising in Minnesota that the state could be without a Senator for the crucial early months of the next Congress, Sen. Amy Klobuchar weigh...

Sam Stein

Franken Camp: Coleman Trying To Shut Down The Recount | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Al Franken's Senate campaign, beaming a bit from last week's announcement that counties should count wrongfully rejected absentee ballots, accused Sen...

Sam Stein

Franken's Gap Narrowed Even Further, Source Says | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Al Franken has narrowed the gap he faces with Sen. Norm Coleman even closer than the 73 votes the campaign reported yesterday, a source close to the D...

Sam Stein

Franken Camp: Margin Now 84 Votes, Ballots Still Missing | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Franken campaign, citing internal numbers, say the recount election deficit that they face against Sen. Norm Coleman is now down to a mere 84 vote...