Election Coverage from MPR

Republican Norm Coleman is defending the planned appeal of his Senate election lawsuit to the Minnesota Supreme Court, even if it means the state is short a U.S. senator for several more weeks. (04/09/2009)
The scene in the courtroom
While vowing to press ahead, Republican Norm Coleman's re-election fortunes slid further in reverse Tuesday as Democrat Al Franken widened his lead to 312 votes in the Minnesota Senate race. (04/07/2009)
As the three-judge panel prepares to count 400 or fewer disputed absentee ballots, both Coleman and Franken continue to raise money to support their efforts to win Minnesota's U.S. Senate seat. A look at the politics of the contentious Senate race and what Congress' action on President Obama's stimulus bill is shaking out around the country. (Midmorning, 04/07/2009)
Norm Coleman has had a lot to say on conservative TV and radio shows about his plans to take his election battle to the Minnesota Supreme Court. (04/06/2009)
On Tuesday, the three-judge panel hearing Republican Norm Coleman's Senate lawsuit will count the absentee ballots that it ruled were wrongly rejected. (Midday, 04/06/2009)
The pile of unopened absentee ballots that could be added to Minnesota Senate totals for Al Franken and Norm Coleman is now down to 387. (04/06/2009)

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