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Al Franken Senate Race

Al Franken Wins Minnesota Senate Race...Again

Paul Begala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Begala

If character were oil, Norm Coleman would be a quart low. He has lost the Minnesota Senate race. He also lost the recount. And the lawsuit. You see a trend here?

7 Days: Franken on Franken, Air America, "Senator Maddow" & More

Mark Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Green

Senator-elect Al Franken hasn't spoken to the national media since November -- until now.

Franken Loses Absentee Ballot Appeal In MN Recount

St. Paul Pioneer Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The state Canvassing Board today rejected Democrat Al Franken's request to count absentee ballots his campaign says were wrongly rejected by poll judg...

Franken Meeting With Senate Leaders In DC To Discuss Recount

startribune.com | BILL McAULIFFE, Star Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Although he doesn't have a seat, Al Franken will have the floor Tuesday when he meets with Democratic leaders in the U.S. Senate. Franken, who is l...

Coleman And Franken Gird For Recount In Minnesota Senate Race

New York Times | CHRISTINA CAPECCHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The vote gap between the two candidates in Minnesota's still-undecided Senate race -- the longest, closest and costliest in state history -- has narro...

I Wonder If Al Franken Still Is Dismissive of Election Fraud Now

Mark Crispin Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Crispin Miller

'm trying very hard to keep from gloating inwardly about Al Franken's plight, since, from Election Day, 2004, he has always pointedly denied the evidence of fraud by the Republicans.

A Long Night's Journey into Day in Minneapolis

Billy Kimball | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Billy Kimball

Though I lived in Minneapolis for a year to produce Al Franken's radio show, I am not an expert on local politics. But I do know that his Senate contest that was a statistical toss-up on Election Day remains one right now.

Coleman Declares Victory In MN; Recount Likely

AP | BRIAN BAKST and PATRICK CONDON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ST. PAUL, Minn. — A slugfest for nearly two years, Minnesota's U.S. Senate race headed into a new round Wednesday as the campaigns girded for an...

Rachel Weiner

Norm Coleman's "Juicy Porn" Ad Assails Al Franken (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In Sen. Norm Coleman's new ad, three bowlers criticize Al Franken for his "Foul-mouthed attacks ... tasteless, sexist jokes" and "writing all that jui...

Al Franken Edges Out Sen. Coleman In New Poll

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Al Franken may be disappointed that Jesse Ventura isn't running for Senate in Minnesota. But the comedian-turned-politician gets some good news in a n...

Jesse Ventura Denies He's Running For Senate

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ABC News reported this morning that Jesse Ventura is planning a Senate run: In an interview with NPR's David Welna that ran today, former Gov. Jesse...

Sen. Coleman May Be Investigated For Cheap D.C. Apartment

National Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A government watchdog group in Washington today called on the Senate Ethics Committee to investigate whether Sen. Norm Coleman, R-Minn., violated Sena...