Pawlenty says he will sign Franken's election certificate today.
The Metro area and beyond bestows some Twisdom on Franken's win. See what people were tweeting.
Minnesota Republican Party Chairman-elect Tony Sutton issued a statement in reaction to the state Supreme Court's ruling in favor of Al Franken.
Obama released an official statement on Al Franken's win of Minnesota's vacant U.S. Senate seat.
Senator-Elect Al Franken just spoke in front of his Minneapolis home, happily accepting Norm Coleman's concession in the state's longest election contest.
See videos from Franken's speech outside his Minneapolis townhouse.
Since we have Al Franken, a former comedian, running for office it wouldn't be that surprising to have another celebrity running against him.
Well, okay, not scandalous. More like "interesting."
Independence Party candidate Dean Barkley will throw out the first pitch of the game. Barkley came in third against Coleman and Franken on Election Day.
Commuters on Interstate 94 will now have a constant reminder that Gov. Tim Pawlenty has the ultimate power to sign the state's election certificate for Al Franken to ensure the state fills their U.S. Senate seat as soon as possible.
Al Franken's reply brief in Norm Coleman's Minnesota Supreme Court appeal has been released.
The White House has been remarkably quiet on the Minnesota race until now. During the meeting, Biden made it clear: They want Franken in Congress.
Al Franken isn't sitting around while Norm Coleman continues to appeal. Franken announced his second staff pick today, naming Drew Littman his chief of staff.
Al Franken might not be a real senator yet, but he's sure playing one quite well. This morning, his campaign announced his pick for his Minnesota state director.
Norm Coleman and Al Franken are raking in serious dough for their U.S. Senate seat fight, but they are in need of some big boosts to make it through the upcoming appeals. They've already spent $11 million and there's no end in sight.
In a solid straight-forward decision, the three judge panel hearing Norm Coleman's recount case ruled in Al Franken's favor. Next up: Coleman's appeal.
Norm. You lost. You know you lost. It's getting ridiculous. Exit with... just exit.
At 9:30 a.m. this morning, state Elections Director Gary Poser will start what should be the last count in Minnesota epic recount to figure out who will be our next senator.
Fox Nation imagines Franken as a pathetic furry rabbit.
It's like playground politics with these elected officials. Sen. Tom Coburn, in the latest winning quote relating to the Minnesota recount contest, made a fool of himself.
Al Franken is playing senator again today with a visit to Washington, D.C. to chill with the elected Democrats in office.
One step closer to the end: Al Franken's lawyers said they will rest their case Wednesday after presenting a series of witnesses to support their position.
Al Franken really wants to be seated in the U.S. Senate, but he's going to have to wait it out. Just be patient everyone.
Al Franken and his legal team have been harsh critics of the way in which Norm Coleman's team argued their election contest. But wouldn't Franken do the same thing if he were on the other side?
Al Franken spoke at the annual SD62 DFL Spaghetti Dinner this Saturday. Please buy his wife's pie.
How was Franken's legal team going to reimburse him for his travel, meals, and work time lost? A whopping $105.
Well, that was a good effort. The lawyers forgot to provide all of the materials from the witness to Al Franken's team, so the three-judge panel tossed the witness from the trial.
Oh, and he thinks Rachel Maddow could be the next Air America senator. We can barely wait.
Norm Coleman's election contest has been such a drag that it's quite uplifting to see someone having a little fun with it.
Coleman's campaign says Franken has "no regard for the Minnesota election process".
We've decided it's time to start blaming the absentee voters who couldn't seem to figure out the instructions for voting properly.
Those silly Republicans are finally admitting what we knew all along: They don't mind having Minnesota's Senate seat empty for now.
Breaking news! Taxes are incredibly complicated and (GASP) even elected officials screw up once in awhile.
Another reason to be thankful for Al Franken: He inspires loser celebs they can barely win elected office too.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid seems to have come out with his final statement on seating Al Franken provisionally.
The Minnesota election trial is so boring even the lawyers are going a bit insane.
The three-judge panel in Minnesota's U.S. Senate election trial ordered that 24 absentee ballots will be opened and counted in the final vote tally.
Franken was back on the interview circuit, reporters start crunching FEC filing numbers, and another searchable absentee ballot database.
He's going to be Minnesota's next senator, he's not a funny many anymore and Norm Coleman's temp job with the Republican Jewish Coalition is probably permanent. Burn.
The campaign was more than three months ago. Who is this going to influence exactly?
Minnesota Democrats have introduced a bill in the state Legislature that would seat Al Franken provisionally while the election contest is underway.
Norm Coleman's election contest finally made some news today.
The entire Senate Republican Conference signed a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid today kindly asking him to stop thinking about provisionally seating Al Franken as the election contest in Minnesota is under way.
The speculation has the local blogs quite worked up. And now Al Franken's campaign has come in to back up the claim.
Embarrassing Coleman vs. Franken debacle grows more expensive by the day