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April 7, 2009
Franken's lead grows in ballot recount
ST. PAUL - Al Franken took a lead of more than 300 votes today as a three-judge panel counted U.S. Senate absentee ballots that had not been counted before. The Democrat's lead over Norm Coleman grew to 312 votes with the count in what could be the final day of Minnesota's U.S. Senate...
April 7, 2009 - 12:22pm
April 3, 2009
Senate race heads to high court
ST. PAUL - Norm Coleman will appeal his U.S.
April 3, 2009 - 10:19am
March 1, 2009
Senate trial: What's a witness worth?
Senate trial: What's a witness worth? Scott Wente email@example.com ST. PAUL - The three U.S.
March 1, 2009 - 10:34am
February 27, 2009
Counties ordered to check ballots
ST. PAUL - Judges in the Senate election trial want county officials' help. The court on Thursday ordered 63 counties and some cities to examine roughly 1,500 uncounted absentee ballot envelopes to determine whether voters mistakenly placed voter registration cards in the envelope. The...
February 27, 2009 - 2:37pm
Weeks of U.S. Senate trial remain
ST. PAUL - Norm Coleman's campaign said it is close to wrapping up its case in the U.S. Senate election trial. That means this trial, nearing the end of its fifth week, is almost over, right? Not quite. Coleman's campaign has spent 23 days trying to convince a three-judge panel...
February 27, 2009 - 12:00am
February 21, 2009
Douglas County election official testifies at Senate recount trial
Senate trial intrigue lost on observers Scott Wente firstname.lastname@example.org ST. PAUL - Minnesota voters - and even politically engaged college...
February 21, 2009 - 7:24pm
February 10, 2009
Senate trial judges to count 23 ballots
ST. PAUL - Judges deciding Minnesota's U.S. Senate election trial said Tuesday they will count nearly two-dozen improperly rejected absentee ballots. The 23 ballot envelopes all are believed to contain votes for Democrat Al Franken, who ended the recount with a 225-vote lead over...
February 10, 2009 - 5:16pm
February 7, 2009
Candidates plan differently for Senate
Candidates plan differently for Senate Scott Wente email@example.com 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 to be senator, but Franken and Coleman are preparing differently as...
February 7, 2009 - 12:00am
February 5, 2009
Senate race ballot review could take weeks
ST. PAUL - Note to Minnesotans: Get comfortable because the U.S. Senate election trial is going to take a while. There is no trial timeline, but a brief courtroom comment Wednesday by one of three judges hearing the election lawsuit confirmed that the case is far from over. Judge...
February 5, 2009 - 12:00am
February 4, 2009
Judges to examine disputed ballots
ST. PAUL - Judges deciding Minnesota's U.S.
February 4, 2009 - 12:00am
February 3, 2009
Millions spent in Senate recount
ST. PAUL -- Al Franken and Norm Coleman are spending millions in the ongoing U.S. Senate fight. The campaigns raised more than $3 million and burned through nearly as much in a late-2008 filing period that coincided with the statewide election recount. That came after the two campaigns...
February 3, 2009 - 12:00am
February 2, 2009
Senate trial begins Week 2
ST. PAUL - The U.S. Senate election contest bore into absentee voting policies today as the trial entered a second week. The Norm Coleman and Al Franken campaigns returned to the third-floor Minnesota Judicial Center courtroom this morning to continue litigating Coleman's election...
February 2, 2009 - 12:00am
February 1, 2009
Voters at center of Senate trial's early days
Voters at center of trial's early days Scott Wente firstname.lastname@example.org ST.
February 1, 2009 - 12:00am
January 24, 2009
Thousands of ballots at play in Senate trial
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's historic U.S. Senate election trial, to start Monday, in some ways may resemble popular television courtroom dramas. "This is going to be very much what you expect a trial to be based on watching 'L.A. Law' or 'Law and Order,'" said Marc Elias, an attorney...
January 24, 2009 - 12:00am
January 21, 2009
Senate election trial to start January 26
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's U.S. Senate election goes on trial in about a week. A three-judge panel presiding over Norm Coleman's election lawsuit on Friday set a brisk timeline for legal filings leading up to a January 26 trial opening.
January 21, 2009 - 12:00am