Election Coverage from MPR

Democrat Al Franken is expanding the number of absentee ballots that he thinks should be counted in Minnesota's U.S. Senate race. (03/17/2009)
The fate of Minnesota's vacant U.S. Senate seat is now in the hands of a three-judge panel. Attorneys for both Republican Norm Coleman and Democrat Al Franken spent the day summing up why they believe they have more votes in the contested election. (03/13/2009)
After nearly seven weeks of trial, attorneys in Republican Norm Coleman's election contest will present their closing arguments Friday before a three-judge panel. Thursday, Democrat Al Franken's lawyers called their last witnesses and rested their case. (03/12/2009)
The Senate recount trial is nearing an end after seven weeks of testimony. Attorneys for DFLer Al Franken are expected to finish presenting their case today. Republican Norm Coleman is pursuing the trial in hopes of overturning Franken's 225-vote lead in the race. (Midday, 03/12/2009)
Republican Norm Coleman's campaign says it's the victim of a cyber-attack. Several Web sites are linking to what appear to be Coleman campaign spreadsheets which contain names, e-mail addresses and partial credit card numbers of contributors. It's unclear who is responsible. (03/11/2009)
Lawyers for Democrat Al Franken won't be able to rest their case as planned today in Republican Norm Coleman's election contest, because one of their last witnesses couldn't travel to St. Paul from northwestern Minnesota because of yesterday's snowstorm. (03/11/2009)


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