Posted at 7:16 AM on December 16, 2008
by Tom Scheck
Filed under: Daily Digest
Olmsted County will open and count wrongly rejected absentees today. St. Louis County has 137 wrongly rejected absentees but officials won't open and count them until they hear from the courts.
Coleman and Franken joust before the hearing.
Norm Coleman lawyers up as federal investigators look into a supporter.
Standard and Poor's Chief Economist says states may need to consider raising taxes and cutting spending to erase deficits.
MPR has a fascinating story on how a Minnesota man is fighting electroconvulsive therapy.
Minnesota AG Lori Swanson settles with an Iowa insurer.
Gov. Pawlenty meets with Israeli leaders during his trip to Israel.
Obama is officially elected. KARE takes a look at Minnesota's Electoral College.
The Obamas and Bidens will travel by train to the inauguration.
Colorado Gov. Ken Salazar will head Interior.
Chicago Schools Chief Arne Duncan will be named Education Commissioner.
The New York Times says the Obama team has a hard task on energy.
Bloomberg says DFL Rep. Colin Peterson is proposing a bill for a credit swaps clearinghouse.
Congress is seeking funding for high speed rail between Washington D.C. and New York City. DFL Rep. Jim Oberstar is mentioned.
Oberstar also inserts himself into a controversial wind farm project in New England.
It's one day late but Happy Anniversary, Philadelphia. You chucked snowballs at Santa 40 years ago!