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April 18, 2017
Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., questions Supreme Court nominee judge Neil Gorsuch during his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington March 21, 2017. (Joshua Roberts Reuters)
Franken's rising national profile is no joke
April 18, 2017 - 3:00pm
July 22, 2009
Judicial review is no joking matter
July 22, 2009 - 10:09am
July 1, 2009
The winners in the U.S. Senate race are ...
July 1, 2009 - 9:34am
June 11, 2009
State court orders Coleman to pay $95,000 to Franken
June 11, 2009 - 12:00am
May 28, 2009
Fritz Knaak, Afton's city attorney, is also one of the attorneys working on Sen. Norm Coleman's U.S. Senate election recount case against Al Franken. The Minnesota Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments in the case on June 1.
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Afton city attorney is a major player in Senate recount
May 28, 2009 - 4:18pm
April 13, 2009
A three-panel judge ruled Monday that Al Franken won the U.S. Senate race.
Franken: It's time for two
April 13, 2009 - 10:53pm
April 6, 2009
Senate suit winds down with ballot review
April 6, 2009 - 9:47pm
March 3, 2009
Norm Coleman attorney Joe Friedberg rests his eyes as witness Pamela Howell, background, is questioned by an Al Franken attorney Monday in the U.S. Senate election trial. -- photo by Jim Mone/AP
Franken looks to protect his victory
March 3, 2009 - 8:00am
February 17, 2009
Franken tours as trial continues
February 17, 2009 - 12:00am
February 7, 2009
Al Franken said Friday he has decided to prepare to be a U.S. senator by talking to lawmakers and others instead of attending the election trial that could decide who Minnesota voters chose as their next senator. -- photo by Scott Wente/Capitol Bureau
Candidates plan differently for Senate
February 7, 2009 - 12:00am
January 15, 2009
Bethany Dorobiala of Woodbury is among Republican voters who plan to file a lawsuit hoping to prevent the double-counting of ballots in the U.S. Senate race. Dorobiala, a University of Minnesota student, leads the Minnesota College Republicans.  Staff photo by Scott Wente
Frustrated voters turn to courts
January 15, 2009 - 12:00am
January 13, 2009
Franken request rejected; trial judges named
January 13, 2009 - 12:00am
January 7, 2009
Coleman to challenge recount in court
January 7, 2009 - 12:00am
January 6, 2009
Al Franken, with wife Franni, tells reporters gathered outside his Minneapolis home that he is "the next senator from Minnesota," following the state Canvassing Board's Monday certification of the Senate recount results.
Franken vote certified, but court to decide
January 6, 2009 - 12:00am
December 2, 2008
Franken-Coleman race remains in question
December 2, 2008 - 12:00am