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April 18, 2017
Franken's rising national profile is no joke
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. — Al Franken was famous before this year. Thanks to a past career he is undoubtedly one of the most recognizable members...
April 18, 2017 - 3:00pm
July 22, 2009
Judicial review is no joking matter
To the Editor: It takes an individual with a brilliant mind to be an effective U.S. senator. Minnesota Sen. Al Franken is on the Senate Judiciary committee, which is charged with the interrogation of a United States Supreme Court nominee to determine whether or not that nominee,...
July 22, 2009 - 10:09am
July 1, 2009
The winners in the U.S. Senate race are ...
Minnesota's hard-fought, contentious U.S. Senate race is over. Finally. The state will have two senators again within a few days. Two key things happened Tuesday to make that possible. One, the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled that Al Franken won the U.S. Senate race. Two, Norm...
July 1, 2009 - 9:34am
June 11, 2009
State court orders Coleman to pay $95,000 to Franken
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Republican Norm Coleman owes Democrat Al Franken almost $95,000 stemming from his Minnesota Senate election lawsuit, with the amount subject to interest. A Ramsey County court administrator officially entered the judgment on Wednesday. It's a holdover from...
June 11, 2009 - 12:00am
May 28, 2009
Afton city attorney is a major player in Senate recount
Afton city attorney Fritz Knaak may have his work cut out for him in Afton, but there is another case currently commanding his attention -- Minnesota's...
May 28, 2009 - 4:18pm
April 13, 2009
Franken: It's time for two
ST. PAUL -- Al Franken won the U.S. Senate race and should be sent to Washington, a three-judge panel unanimously ruled Monday evening, but Minnesota...
April 13, 2009 - 10:53pm
April 6, 2009
Senate suit winds down with ballot review
ST. PAUL -- A final phase of the U.S. Senate election trial came with its own bit of ballot confusion. A group of 400 absentee ballots that were to be reviewed for possible counting today was narrowed slightly when local officials said 13 of the ballots already were counted. After...
April 6, 2009 - 9:47pm
March 3, 2009
Franken looks to protect his victory
ST. PAUL -- Now it is Al Franken's turn. Franken's campaign starts its case in Norm Coleman's U.S. Senate election lawsuit today. The Democrat...
March 3, 2009 - 8:00am
February 17, 2009
Franken tours as trial continues
ST. PAUL - Al Franken's campaign called him "Sen.-elect Franken," and Monday he acted like a senator. The Democrat acknowledged his status is "up in the air" because of the pending U.S. Senate election trial, but he hit the road anyway for meetings typically convened by members...
February 17, 2009 - 12:00am
February 7, 2009
Candidates plan differently for Senate
ST. PAUL -- Al Franken says he is getting in the know, but Norm Coleman says he already knows. Each U.S. Senate candidate says he is poised...
February 7, 2009 - 12:00am
January 15, 2009
Frustrated voters turn to courts
ST. PAUL - June Srok doesn't understand why a minor error prevented her vote from being counted. Srok, 75, said she voted absentee last year...
January 15, 2009 - 12:00am
January 13, 2009
Franken request rejected; trial judges named
ST. PAUL - Norm Coleman went to the state's high court and Al Franken may do the same. Franken's campaign hinted Monday it could go to the...
January 13, 2009 - 12:00am
January 7, 2009
Coleman to challenge recount in court
ST. PAUL - Norm Coleman will go to the courts in hopes of returning to the U.S.
January 7, 2009 - 12:00am
January 6, 2009
Franken vote certified, but court to decide
ST. PAUL -- Norm Coleman declared victory the morning after the Nov. 4 election. Al Franken claimed victory Monday, when a statewide U.S.
January 6, 2009 - 12:00am
December 2, 2008
Franken-Coleman race remains in question
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's U.S. Senate recount became even murkier Monday as both candidates could claim the lead. Democratic challenger Al Franken took his first lead in the raw vote, but two heavily Republican Twin Cities-area counties have yet to begin their recounts. Republican...
December 2, 2008 - 12:00am