Campaign 2008: U.S. Senate

A new poll says more people disapprove of the job Republican Sen. Norm Coleman of Minnesota is doing than approve. (07/25/2007)
Republican Sen. Norm Coleman says he won't support an immediate withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq. Democrats have been trying to pressure Coleman this week as the Senate debates various amendments about the Iraq war. (07/12/2007)
Lawyer and environmental activist Jim Cohen said Tuesday that he's joining the increasingly crowded group of Democrats who want to take on incumbent U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman next year. (07/10/2007)
The Mason-Dixon Research poll says Sen. Norm Coleman presently enjoys more than a 20-percent spread between him and either Al Franken or Mike Ciresi. But his approval rating has slipped below 50 percent. (05/14/2007)
DFLers Mike Ciresi and Al Franken are working behind the scenes to win the support of party activists who will likely vote to endorse a candidate for Senate at next year's DFL state convention. (05/01/2007)
DFLer Mike Ciresi says the toughness he showed as a trial lawyer in major cases will make him a strong U.S. senator from Minnesota. (04/18/2007)
While Democratic candidate Al Franken turned to fellow entertainers to raise money for his Senate campaign, Sen. Norm Coleman got help from fellow Republicans, receiving donations from more than a dozen leadership political action committees run by GOP senators. (04/17/2007)
Minnesota's senior U.S. senator, Republican Norm Coleman, discusses the war in Iraq and other major issues facing Congress. He also takes questions from MPR listeners. (Midday, 02/26/2007)
In a fundraising letter, Sen. Norm Coleman wrote to supporters earlier this month that he is the national Democrats' top target in 2008. (02/15/2007)
Al Franken made it official Wednesday. The comedian and liberal talk radio host announced he's challenging U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman, R-Minn., for his seat in 2008. (Midday, 02/15/2007)




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