July 1, 2009

The Gravitas Of Al Franken’s Win

Norm Coleman conceded the contentious Minnesota Senate race to failed comedian Al Franken yesterday, after the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled Franken the winner. Franken’s win gives the Dems in the Senate a filibuster-proof, 60-seat majority. Just in time for cap and trade, universal health-care and a valiant attempt to audit the Federal Reserve are moving […]

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January 22, 2009

Reid Ready To Solidify Stolen Election & Seat Al Franken

Harry Reid has announced that Senate Dems are ready to buck the law and seat Al Franken despite the on-going legal battle in Minnesota over the very questionable recount results: “We’re going to try to seat Al Franken,” Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., told reporters on Wednesday, a few hours before he posed with […]

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January 7, 2009

Lesson From Franken vs. Coleman: Know Your Secretary Of State

The controversy-riddled vote recount in the Minnesota Senate race between Democrat Al Franken and Republican Norm Coleman is shining a light on Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie, the state‚Äôs chief election officer. Ritchie is chairman of the Minnesota Canvassing Board, which on Monday certified that Franken stole received 225 more votes than Coleman did. […]

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January 6, 2009

Senate Dems Postpone Seating Al Franken

When the 111th Congress convenes in a few minutes (noon today) the U.S. Senate will be a few seats short. Both Roland Burris and Al Franken had planned to be seated today, but that’s not going to happen: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid yielded to Republican threats and agreed on Monday not to immediately seat […]

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January 5, 2009

Minnesota Senate Update: Franken Set To Be Announced Winner; Litigation Imminent

Despite having won on November 4th by 725 votes, Republican incumbent Norm Coleman is about to lose his Senate seat today when the Minnesota Canvassing Board announces its final tally. Over the weekend another batch of previously rejected ballots were cast giving challenger Al Franken a slim lead of just a few hundred votes: Al […]

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January 3, 2009

Senate May Try To Seat Franken Prior To Recount Completion

It might be 2009, but don’t tell that to Minnesota election officials. They’re still trying to work out the 2008 election for Minnesota’s Senate race and the news continues to worsen for incumbent Norm Coleman in his face-off with SNL alumni Al Franken. After winning the original election and leading for most of the recount […]

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December 26, 2008

Court Rules Against Coleman In MN Senate Race

Bad news for Norm Coleman as the Minnesota Supreme Court has ruled against his request to throw out duplicate votes from heavily Democrat areas. The duplicate ballots came as the result of damaged ballots being fed through the scanners, counting their votes, and then being counted a second time when set aside because they had […]

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December 5, 2008

99% Votes Recounted In Minnesota With Coleman Leading Franken

Sorry, Al. With 99% of the Minnesota senate votes through the recount process, Norm Coleman has maintained his lead over Al Franken. Coleman’s lead is now at 251 votes out of 2.9 million cast. Incredibly close, but a win by 1 vote is still a win. Despite the recount process being completed today, no official […]

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December 3, 2008

Franken Camp Claims They’re Winning MN Senate Recount

After Saxby Chambliss locked up the Georgia Senate race the potential nightmare of a 60-seat Democratic controlled Senate is over. Likewise, the imperative win steal by Dems in the Minnesota Senate recount has abated. Al Franken and his campaign must have missed that news though because they’re still trying to lie and cheat their way […]

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November 25, 2008

Norm Coleman Maintains Lead With 78% Recount Complete In Minnesota Senate Race

The recount continues in the intensely close Minnesota Senate race between incumbent Norm Coleman and challenger Al Franken (yes, the guy that used to write for SNL). Coleman lead by 215 after the November 4th election and with 78% of the recount complete he continues to hold a lead of 210 votes. While things obviously […]

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