After seven weeks of the Senate recount trial, attorneys for Democrat Al Franken plan to call their final witnesses to the stand tomorrow.
Democrat Al Franken said Tuesday he sees "a
light at the end of the tunnel" and expects to be seated as Minnesota's next senator. He traveled to Washington today for meetings, including lunch with the Senate Democratic Caucus.
Only a tiny fraction of sealed absentee
ballot envelopes that judges in the Minnesota Senate trial ordered
searched for voter registration cards contained the document.
As Norm Coleman's election lawsuit enters its seventh week, court expenses and trial-related costs for counties around Minnesota are increasing.
Minnesota's Supreme Court on Friday
blocked Democrat Al Franken's petition for an election certificate
that would put him in the U.S. Senate without waiting for a lawsuit
to run its course.
Democrat Al Franken is calling for full
dismissal of Republican Norm Coleman's election lawsuit challenging the Minnesota Senate recount. Franken contends Coleman hasn't proved his case.