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Finally!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Post by Helen8 » Tue Jun 30, 2009 3:31 pm

GOP's Coleman concedes, sending Franken to Senate

Republican Norm Coleman conceded to Democrat Al Franken in Minnesota's contested Senate race on Tuesday, ending a nearly eight-month recount and court fight over an election decided by only a few hundred votes.

Coleman announced his decision at a news conference in St. Paul hours after a unanimous Minnesota Supreme Court ruled that Franken, a former "Saturday Night Live" comedian and liberal commentator, should be certified the winner.


http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090630/ap_ ... ota_senate

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Post by Hilary the Touched » Tue Jun 30, 2009 4:51 pm

Amen.
Now get to work, you slugs--we've got people with problems out here!

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Post by Marie » Wed Jul 01, 2009 9:43 am

I didn't think the poor guy would ever get seated.

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Post by marilaine » Wed Jul 01, 2009 12:12 pm

I still can't believe it.
But, I do wish him luck..... ;-) :hands

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Post by Helen8 » Wed Jul 01, 2009 12:13 pm

Well, there was a limit to how much stonewalling . . . er . . . legal manuevers Coleman was allowed . . . and he used them all, knowing full well that he had lost to Franken.

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Post by Marie » Wed Jul 01, 2009 3:20 pm

Actually he could have gone to the US Supreme Court but no one thinks they would have heard the case. The delay was starting to work against him since the State had only one Senator for such a long period of time - even his supporters were sick of it. Apparently he will try to run for Governor (or think about it.)

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