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Franken Minnesota Recount

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.

AP: Minnesota Recount Will Drag Into Next Year

AP | BRIAN BAKST | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Democrat Al Franken edged ahead of Republican incumbent Norm Coleman on Friday for the first time in Minnesota's long-running ...

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...

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...

Franken Eyes Legal Options After Absentee Battle Loss

AP | BRIAN BAKST | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota's U.S. Senate showdown is veering down a path toward the courts and possibly the Senate itself after a panel's rulin...

Franken Projected To Win Recount By 27 Votes

fivethirtyeight.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As we wrote yesterday evening, the ever-increasing number of challenged ballots in Minnesota is making it more and more difficult to determine the ext...