It wasn't just the conference room in the State Office Building that was packed for Norm Coleman's announcement that he was planning to contest the November election in court. Even the hallway outside was standing room only.
"I think half the Republicans in the state are here," quipped one of the onlookers, peeking though the window from the hallway to watch Coleman's announcement.
And you can bet a large number of them were taxpayer-paid state employees from the GOP caucus. Who says campaign work isn't done on state time?
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