After several recounts and challenges, Al Franken, humorist turned politician, finally won Minnesota's Senate race. The Takeaway turns to Minnesota Public Radio's Tom Scheck and Time Magazine's Jay Newton-Small to explain the effect on Washington.
Al Franken and Norm Coleman face off today in Minnesota Supreme Court as oral arguments start for the selection of junior senator in the land of ten thousand lakes. Minnesota Public Radio's Tom Scheck visits to tell us more.
It ain't over till it's over. A day before the 111th Congress convenes, Republican senators are claiming that they will block any attempts to seat Democrat Al Franken, who currently holds a slim lead over Republican incumbent Norm Coleman.
The punishing recount between Republican incumbent Norm Coleman and Democratic challenger Al Franken was supposed to end today, but 130 lost ballots in Minneapolis that could sway the outcome must be found first.
Minnesota's Senate race, between Republican incumbent Norm Coleman and challenger Democrat Al Franken, is heating up. While they battle it out, there isn't much doubt that the Independence Party's Dean Barkley will act as a spoiler.
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