Denise Reilly

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2010

    Mark Dayton vs. Tom Emmer: Now what?

    Photo: WkipediaDayton vs. Emmer: Shades of 2008?​With all precincts reporting, here's where we stand: Democrat Mark Dayton has 919,238 votes compared to Republican Tom Emmer's 910,382 votes. That's 8,856 votes, or a 43.63-43.21 percent margin of victory. And it's within the one half of one pe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2009

    Franken declared the winner again, Coleman keeps fighting

    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.

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2009

    Recounting Coleman and Franken Peeps

    The Pioneer Press Peeps Diorama content makes Easter bearable. Especially when people can poke fun at news stories that make our lives hell like the Senate recount.

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2009

    Coleman continues to challenge recount tally

    The three-judge panel determined which absentee ballots would be considered last week. Norm Coleman's legal team contested it, the panel said 'no way' and now the lawyers won't let it go.

  • News

    March 1, 2006

    High Crimes

    Daniel Otto and his girlfriend just wanted to get loaded one summer night. Neither of them imagined that she would wind up dead and he would be charged with murder.

  • Books

    February 10, 1999

    The Plot Thickens

    More tales of slippery snitches, pearl-handled guns, and the shell casing that grew on the lawn

  • Books

    June 24, 1998

    Stool Pigeon Redux

    His trial was a comedy of errors, but the man Johnny Edwards fingered for murder isn't laughing