Election Coverage from MPR

Democrat Al Franken will be sworn in later this morning as Minnesota's second senator, eight months after the ballots were first counted. (Midmorning, 07/06/2009)
Democrat Al Franken has arrived in Washington offering no jokes -- just a promise that he is "ready to get to work." Franken will be sworn in tomorrow as Minnesota's second U.S. senator. (07/06/2009)
A lawyer puts the Coleman-Franken decision in terms baseball fans will appreciate. (07/02/2009)
Once Al Franken officially becomes a member of the Senate next week, Senate Democrats will hold a powerful majority with 60 votes in its caucus. But that doesn't mean they can ignore the opposition. (07/01/2009)
Sen.-elect Al Franken addressed an energized crowd of several hundred supporters on the front lawn of the State Capitol Wednesday afternoon, at a long-awaited victory rally. (07/01/2009)
Live coverage of Sen.-elect Al Franken's victory rally at the State Capitol, as well as commentary from MPR's political analysts. (Midday, 07/01/2009)


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