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Andrew Perez

Minnesota GOP Senate Candidates Hold Private Debate At Members-Only Club

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Perez | Posted 02.11.2014 | Politics

Several Republicans hoping to unseat Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) hashed out their differences and argued over policy issues during a debate Monday. The ...

Fired Male GOP Staffer Threatens To Expose Affairs, Alleges Gender Discrimination

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.15.2012 | Politics

A former Minnesota Senate staffer who claims he was fired because of an affair with former Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch is now saying he intends to...

Michele Bachmann Is Not the Right Prairie Home Companion

Rebecca Sive | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rebecca Sive

Amy Klobuchar told me she was concerned about the prospect of Michele Bachmann running against her for election to the US Senate.

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...

Sam Stein

Coleman Appeals Election To State Supreme Court

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As expected, Norm Coleman formally appealed the results of the Minnesota recount election to the state's Supreme Court on Monday, adding another stage...

Judges Begin Deliberations In Minnesota Senate Battle

AP | BRIAN BAKST | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Judges began deliberating Friday in the dispute over Minnesota's vacant Senate seat, where they must decide if Republican Norm...

Norm Coleman Dealt Blow By Judges In Minnesota Senate Trial

AP | ELIZABETH DUNBAR and PATRICK CONDON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The judges in Minnesota's U.S. Senate trial said in a preliminary ruling Friday that Republican Norm Coleman has not yet shown...

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...

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."

Video: Coleman Campaign Snubs The UpTake And Gets Unintended Results

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.

Video: Franken Victory Speech

The Uptake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Uptake

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Sam Stein

Minnesota Recount: Franken Starting To Make Big Gains On Challenged Ballots

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For the past few days, the Minnesota State canvassing board has been sifting through the roughly 1,500 ballots challenged by both candidates for U.S. ...

Sam Stein

Video: Coleman Backtracks On Recount, Ethics Issues

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Norm Coleman said on Friday that he would not give up his right to challenge the results of Minnesota's recount election should he find himself t...

Sam Stein

Franken Camp: Coleman's Lead Down To Double Digits

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Aides to Al Franken's campaign said on Friday that the deficit they face against Norm Coleman in their Senate recount is now less than 100 votes. "It...

All Eyes On Minnesota's US Senate Seat Recount

AP | PATRICK CONDON and MARTIGA LOHN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ST. PAUL, Minn. — City and county workers across Minnesota began a laborious recount Wednesday of more than 2.9 million ballots in the tight U.S...

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...

Minnesota Senate Race: Typo Fix Gives Franken 100 More Votes

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Local news reports: The vote gap between Senate candidates Norm Coleman and Al Franken fluctuated throughout the day Thursday, with Franken closing t...

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...