Tag Archive for Norm Coleman

Franken Victory Sends Fox News Hosts Over The Edge

From MediaMatters.org: After Norm Coleman conceded the 2008 Minnesota Senate race to Al Franken (D), several Fox News hosts expressed bewilderment, disappointment, and denial about the outcome. For instance, Glenn Beck said of Franken’s victory, “[I]t shows how crazy our country has gone.” He added: “[I]t shows that we’ve lost our minds.” Sean Hannity claimed…

Say Hello to Senator Franken (D-MN)

The Minnesota State Supreme Court says Al Franken is the rightful new senator from Minnesota.  Minnesota Governor Pawlenty has indicated he will sign the election certificate making it official.  Now that Franken has passed this hurdle, the Senate has rules about who is seated limiting Coleman’s options for a federal challenge. From the story:

Two Titles to this Post: 1) Bill O’Reilly’s Head Just Exploded or 2) Al Franken wins the US Senate Seat in Minnesota

A three judge panel in Minnesota today declared,”…”Franken received the highest number of lawfully cast ballots in the Nov. 4, 2008 general election.” They also ruled that Franken is entitled to receive the certificate of election.  That means the former SNL star and AirAmerica host is the newest United States Senator from Minnesota. But wait,…

Why Norm Coleman Should Concede (with apologies to Peggy Noonan)

Back on December 4, 2000, at the height of the Bush-Gore Florida Recount, conservative columnist Peggy Noonan penned a piece for Time Magazine entitled, “Why Gore Should Concede.”  With Al Franken’s certified victory in the US Senate race coming today, I have decided to edit Ms. Noonan’s piece to reflect the Senate race in Minnesota.…

Minnesota Senate Race is closerthanthis

As Minnesota election officials continue sorting through challenges to votes for Al Franken and Senator Norm Coleman, the result at the close of the day was Coleman is up by only 2 votes.  And the way its been going, Franken should take the lead tomorrow. Here’s the story from the Star Tribune.

The Last Undecided Senate Seat

It was 12 degrees this morning in St. Paul, but the Al Frankn/Norm Coleman senate race remains hotly contested. The Republicans denounced this YouTube video released by the Franken campaign.  Take a peak. [youtube]YBOad11LueE[/youtube]