Minnesota Senate Recount

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Attorneys for Norm Coleman are using Day 5 of his Senate election lawsuit to show that the handling of absentee ballots was a rushed job that sometimes resulted in mistakes. (01/30/2009)
Outside the courtroom, a public relations battle between Republican Norm Coleman and Democrat Al Franken continues. (01/30/2009)
The two sides in the courtroom skirmish over Minnesota's open U.S. Senate seat spent Thursday portraying each other as opportunists who have shifted their positions on absentee votes to suit their needs. (01/29/2009)
Minnesota's Deputy Secretary of State resumes testifying this morning about the history and details of the Senate recount process. It marks the fourth day of the trial in Republican Norm Coleman's Senate election contest. (01/29/2009)
On the third day of the U.S. Senate recount trial, a top election official is being questioned about the process for accepting and counting absentee ballots. (01/28/2009)
Even though the court case over Minnesota's U.S. Senate race just got underway, there has been talk for weeks that Democrats may try to make Al Franken a senator before the case is over. (01/27/2009)
Republican Norm Coleman's election contest trial resumed this afternoon, after a delay this morning. The three-judge panel met privately to work out a process for getting thousands of absentee ballots to St. Paul. (01/27/2009)
Attorneys for Norm Coleman and Al Franken laid out their cases Monday during opening statements in the U.S. Senate election trial. Midday airs substantial excerpts from both Coleman attorney Joe Friedberg's and Franken attorney Kevin Hamilton's statements. (Midday, 01/27/2009)
Day two of Republican Norm Coleman's election contest trial gets underway this morning, but it's unclear what will actually happen. That's because Monday's testimony took a peculiar turn when the three-judge panel stopped the Coleman campaign from entering into evidence copies of absentee ballots. (01/26/2009)
Statewide recounts would be done by machine with a possibility for a runoff election under a new bill proposed by a Republican state senator. (01/26/2009)
The recount trial is underway in a St. Paul courtroom to determine the winner of Minnesota's U.S. Senate election. Rejected absentee ballots are at the heart of the case, said Minneapolis criminal defense attorney Joe Friedberg in his opening statements on behalf of former Senator Norm Coleman. (01/26/2009)
Nearly three months after Election Day, opening statements begin Monday afternoon in a trial that is sure to go down as a major chapter in Minnesota election history. Republican Norm Coleman is contesting the Senate election that put Democrat Al Franken ahead by a mere 225 votes. (01/25/2009)
A trio of judges rejected Republican Norm Coleman's request to investigate alleged vote-counting irregularities in precincts around the state over the weekend, just days before they begin hearing Coleman's lawsuit over the Minnesota Senate recount. (01/23/2009)
The new president has laid out his vision and the new Congress is poised to respond. Is it politics as usual? (Midday, 01/23/2009)
A three-judge panel has refused Democrat Al Franken's request to block a lawsuit over the Minnesota Senate recount outcome. (01/22/2009)


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