Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Judges: Franken Winner of Minnesota Senate Seat

Court says Franken winner by 312 votes; Coleman vows appeal

USA Today — The Associated Press reports on the Franken press conference: "It's time that Minnesota like every other state have two" senators, a jovial Franken said outside his Minneapolis town home with his wife, Franni, at his side. "I would call on Senator Coleman to allow me to get to work for the people of Minnesota as soon as possible."
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State's high court may not be the last word in recount

Star Tribune — Facing almost certain defeat in the Senate election trial, Norm Coleman is preparing to take his fight to the Minnesota Supreme Court.
But would that court's ruling be the final judicial word?
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One justice gave to Coleman, another to Wellstone

Star Tribune — One of the state Supreme Court justices who could rule on Norm Coleman's appeal contributed $500 to his two Senate campaigns before the justice joined the bench, and another gave $1,000 to Coleman's 2002 Senate opponent when she was still working as a lawyer.
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