Minnesota Senate Recount

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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)
The FEC said today that Norm Coleman can use campaign funds to pay legal fees arising from allegations that a supporter funneled money to Coleman through his wife's employer. (06/25/2009)
The fundraising committee for Senate Republicans has invested heavily in Norm Coleman's ongoing battle in Minnesota, including about $938,000 last month alone. (06/23/2009)
It's been two weeks since the Minnesota Supreme Court heard the arguments. And there's still no ruling. (06/15/2009)
A three-judge panel has ordered Norm Coleman to pay Al Franken nearly $95,000 related to Coleman's lawsuit over the still-unresolved U.S. Senate race. (06/10/2009)
Nearly seven months after Minnesotans cast their ballots in a Senate election, the state's unresolved race -- the longest running recount in Minnesota history -- is now in the hands of five state Supreme Court justices. (06/01/2009)
As the Minnesota Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments this morning in the state's long-running Senate race, Democrat Al Franken told MPR he's confident the court will rule in his favor. His opponent, Norm Coleman, declined an interview request. (06/01/2009)
Minnesota's long-running U.S. Senate battle reaches another milestone Monday when the state Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the election contest. (05/29/2009)
Midmorning recaps arguments heard at the Minnesota Supreme Court on the Minnesota Senate race. And then, in other parts of the country political races are beginning to shape up even as Minnesota's Senate seat remains in limbo. (Midmorning, 05/29/2009)
Special live coverage of oral arguments in the Senate recount case at the Minnesota Supreme Court, presented by lawyers representing former Republican Sen. Norm Coleman and Democrat Al Franken. (Midmorning, 05/29/2009)
Minnesota's long-running U.S. Senate race took another step toward a potential conclusion today as Republican Norm Coleman's attorneys filed their remaining paperwork with the Minnesota Supreme Court. (05/15/2009)
Democrat Al Franken's attorneys called on the Minnesota Supreme Court today to uphold a ruling that declared Franken the winner of Minnesota's long-running U.S. Senate race. (05/11/2009)
Republican Norm Coleman's attorneys filed paperwork with the state Supreme Court asking it to order the three-judge panel to count more rejected absentee ballots or say no one won the race. (04/30/2009)
Even though the Minnesota Senate seat is still in legal dispute, Democrat Al Franken announced today that he has hired a chief of staff for his Washington office. (04/29/2009)


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