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The Minnesota Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered that Democrat Al Franken be certified as the winner of the state’s long-running Senate race.
The high court rejected a legal challenge from Republican Norm Coleman, whose options for regaining the Senate seat...
November 7, 2008 | 4:08 pm
Minnesota law requires a recount in any election where the margin of victory is less than 0.5 percent, which means Democrat Al Franken, who has narrowed the gap on incumbent Republican Norman Coleman to a mere 239 voters, or one one-hundredth of a percent, may still have won a seat...
October 28, 2008 | 6:21 pm
October 9, 2008 | 11:39 pmAl Franken has taken the lead over incumbent Norm Coleman in the Minnesota Senate race, according to a new poll.
The Star-Tribune Minnesota Poll, conducted Sept. 30-Oct. 2, showed the Democrat and former writer-performer for "Saturday Night Live" with a 43 percent to 34 percent...
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