Election Coverage from MPR

There's a reason that politicians seldom use satire. (07/01/2009)
After an eight-month battle, DFLer Al Franken has been declared the winner of Minnesota's remaining U.S. Senate seat. Franken already has his committee assignments and expects to begin work as soon as Congress returns from its Fourth of July break next week. (07/01/2009)
Nearly eight months after Election Day, Minnesota finally has its second U.S. senator. Midmorning looks at what lies ahead for Sen.-elect Al Franken. (Midmorning, 06/30/2009)
A political scientist offers his view of the challenges that Al Franken faces next. (06/30/2009)
Democrat Al Franken, accompanied by his wife, told reporters outside his downtown Minneapolis home this afternoon that "Franni and I are so thrilled that we can finally celebrate this victory." (06/30/2009)
Gov. Tim Pawlenty says he intends to sign an election certificate in Minnesota's long-running U.S. Senate race once the court rules on the matter. (06/29/2009)


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