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Posted on: Dec 27, 2008, Source: Huffington Post

Gov. Paterson, the keyholder to the coveted Senate seat in New York, returned from a trip with a potential filler of that vacancy.

Posted on: Dec 25, 2008, Source: Huffington Post

When Republicans lawyer up, that's just preserving the sanctity of the vote; when Dems do it, they're 'stealing' ... something.

Posted on: Dec 24, 2008, Source: Huffington Post

The delay has created a rare speed bump in an otherwise historically fast-paced transition effort.

Posted on: Dec 18, 2008, Source: Huffington Post

As of 8PM ET, the Minneapolis Star Tribune projected that Franken would finish the recount process with a lead of 89 votes.

Posted on: Dec 18, 2008, Source: Huffington Post

The press may now have its conflict moment. And it comes in the form of the spiritual leader chosen to launch Obama's inauguration.

Posted on: Dec 17, 2008, Source: Huffington Post

Are Democrats warming up to the idea of Senator Kennedy?

Posted on: Dec 12, 2008, Source: Huffington Post

It's a good day for Al Franken.

Posted on: Dec 10, 2008, Source: Huffington Post

Senator Harry Reid is drawing a fairly bold line in the political sand in regard to the ethical missteps surrounding Rod Blagojevich.

Posted on: Dec 10, 2008, Source: Huffington Post

A Twin Cities paper reports that a probe has been launched into Minnesota Sen. Norm Coleman's ties to businessman Nasser Kazeminy.

Posted on: Dec 9, 2008, Source: Huffington Post

This is "a new low," said U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald, discussing the arrest on Tuesday. "The conduct would make Lincoln roll over in his grave."

Posted on: Dec 9, 2008, Source: Huffington Post

With the presidential election concluded, the progressive voices of skepticism have grown only louder.

Posted on: Dec 3, 2008, Source: Huffington Post

For the first time since the Minnesota recount began, Al Franken has actually pulled ahead of Republican Sen. Norm Coleman.

Posted on: Dec 3, 2008, Source: Huffington Post

A remarkable admission that contradicts the past statements of his onetime boss.

Posted on: Dec 2, 2008, Source: Huffington Post

"The only question is, will Norm Coleman have lawyers continue this fight," Franken's lawyer says.

Posted on: Dec 2, 2008, Source: Huffington Post

"I'm very confident that Franken is going to win," said the Democratic challenger's lawyer Marc Elias.

Posted on: Dec 1, 2008, Source: Huffington Post

Critics weigh in on Obama's foreign policy picks.

Posted on: Nov 25, 2008, Source: Huffington Post

"In an election this close, these discrepancies should be cause for serious concern to every Minnesota voter."

Posted on: Nov 24, 2008, Source: Huffington Post

"I want to see [a stimulus package] enacted right away. It is going to be of a size and scope that is needed to get this economy back on track."

Posted on: Nov 21, 2008, Source: Huffington Post

"It is fair to say that Norm Coleman's lead is now in the double digits."

Posted on: Nov 21, 2008, Source: Huffington Post

The pressures of the runoff and the continuing questions about his ties to a scandal-scarred sugar company seem to be getting to Chambliss.

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