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Minnesota Recount

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...

NH-Sen & MN-Sen: Bipartisanship

Senate Guru | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Senate Guru

In desperately clinging to the myth that votes were widely double-counted, the Coleman camp repeats the concept "one man, one vote."

Live Video: Coleman v Franken US Senate Seat Trial

The Uptake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Uptake

Watch: Former US Senator Norm Coleman's campaign is in court today trying to convince a three judge panel to overturn Al Franken's 225 vote lead in Minnesota's US Senate race.

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.

Video: Coleman Campaign Snubs The UpTake And Gets Unintended Results

The Uptake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Uptake

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Video: Franken Victory Speech

The Uptake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Uptake

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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.

LIVE from Minnesota: Certifying The Vote

The Uptake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Uptake

Nearly two months after the election, Minnesota will have a final vote total for the US Senate race. What it won't have is a US Senator. Monday the...

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.

Norm Coleman's Term Officially Expires

New York Times | Liz Robbins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Count. Recount. File legal motion. Recount. File legal motion. It might be faster for the next United States senator from Minnesota to get to Washing...

Final Minnesota Absentee Ballots Set To Be Opened And Counted Saturday Jan 3rd

The Uptake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Uptake

Point your browsers to The UpTake on Saturday starting at 9 AM to watch the opening and counting of those previously rejected absentee ballots in Minnesota's extremely close Senate race.

Sam Stein

Coleman Threatens To Derail Recount, Secretary Of State Expects Resolution

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Entering the final stages of the Minnesota recount process, Sen. Norm Coleman has made some dramatic moves meant to improve his long-shot chances. In ...

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...

Sam Stein

Supreme Court Rules On Minnesota Senate Race: Window Closes On Norm Coleman

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In what may very well be the death knell for Norm Coleman's time in the U.S. Senate, the Minnesota Supreme Court on Wednesday unanimously dismissed on...

Fox News Finds Typo, Blames Liberal Conspiracy

FiveThirtyEight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Who was this ballot cast for? Norm Coleman, right? No, this is not a trick question. Unless your name is John Lott, Jr., Ph.D. and you just publishe...

Franken Passes Coleman In Recount

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports: The intense scrutiny of "voter intent" resumed this morning by a five-member board charged with directing Minn...

Coleman Vote-Gaining Maneuver Only Helps Franken Expand Lead

Talking Points Memo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Here is an astoundingly funny blooper from today's Minnesota state canvass board meeting: The Coleman campaign tried out an interesting maneuver on ba...

Live Video: Challenged Ballots Being Decided in MN Senate Recount

The Uptake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Uptake

The court made no comment on the merit of Coleman's claim that there are no uniform standards for counting the absentee ballots. It did refuse to grant a temporary restraining order.

Sam Stein

Franken Wins Major Victory In Absentee Count

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Al Franken received a potentially major boost towards his hopes of becoming Senator on Friday, when Minnesota state officials ruled that absentee ball...

Final Day of Minnesota's Recount? Live Video of Canvassing Board at 9:30 CST

The Uptake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Uptake

On Friday the Board may take action on those ballots which could determine the outcome of Minnesota's very close US Senate race between Al Franken and Norm Coleman.

Sam Stein

More Minnesota Absentee Ballots Found; Franken Makes Major Push

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Minnesota Senate recount campaign has firmly entered its legal stages, with Al Franken's chief counsel sending a lengthy and sharply argued memora...

Sam Stein

Minnesota Election Could Be Decided Friday

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Minnesota Senate recount election will make a giant step towards a conclusion on Friday, when the state's canvassing board meets to determine the ...

Sam Stein

Franken Scores: More Ballots Found In Democratic Stronghold

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Days after it was reported that 133 ballots were missing in the Minneapolis portion of the Minnesota Senate recount, local officials in the city said ...

Sam Stein

Franken Ahead 22 Votes Now, Campaign Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Al Franken's campaign announced on Wednesday that, for the first time since the Minnesota recount began, the Democrat has actually pulled ahead of Rep...

Sam Stein

Franken Lawyer: "We Are Going To Win"

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Franken campaign struck a tone of confidence on Tuesday, insisting that once the votes were counted the numbers will reveal that they had bested N...