Norm Coleman and Tim Pawlenty have something in common -- since leaving office, they've both made news for taking shady gigs.The latest example is Coleman's newly revealed lobbying work on behalf of the government of Saudi Arabia. See also:Norm Coleman on Michelle Obama's Oscars appearance: Obamas " ... More >>
Earlier this year, Minnesota Republicans said they wanted to see Norm Coleman challenge Gov. Mark Dayton in 2014. They won't get their wish.SEE ALSO:-- Norm Coleman on Michelle Obama's Oscars appearance: Obamas "owe Hollywood so much" -- Norm Coleman's "shadowy" American Action Network under fire fo ... More >>
Norm Coleman has had some surprisingly nice things to say about President Obama lately, but he's still a Republican, and he couldn't resist the urge to take a shot at the first lady during an appearance yesterday on Wolf Blitzer's CNN show.SEE ALSO: Michele Bachmann's "tar baby" Obama blast "has not ... More >>
During a meeting with the Republican Jewish Coalition yesterday in Beechwood, Ohio, former U.S. Senator Norm Coleman -- now working as an adviser to the Romney campaign -- was asked about abortion rights.SEE ALSO:-- Norm Coleman's "shadowy" American Action Network under fire for flouting law-- GOP R ... More >>
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Norm Coleman, hippie freak.Former Sen. Norm Coleman found gainful employment a few weeks ago, signing on with one of those power-wielding Washington, D.C., law firms that most folks have never heard of. He won't actually ply the legal trade with Hogan Lovells as a senior government adviser, ... More >>
AP ImagesLarson has rented to more than just Norm Coleman.By Mike Mullen In mid-2008, it came out that Jeff Larson had been renting a Washington, D.C. apartment to then-Sen. Norm Coleman (R-Minn), a close friend and political cohort. As a landlord, Larson -- the subject of last week's fea ... More >>
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Norm Coleman say's he's not interested in fighting old fights.Minnesota Majority claims felons flipped the 2008 U.S. Senate election for Democrat Al Franken. Tim Pawlenty wants an investigation. Fox News is outraged. The Wall Street Journal is shocked. Norm Coleman? He's so over the whole l ... More >>
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The former senator used his Facebook page to tell supporters the timing isn't right for a run for governor.
A new Rasmussen poll also finds that another former Senator, Mark Dayton, now leads the Democratic field.
When the time comes to concede defeat in the land of 10,000 recalls, will you be ready?
Governor T-Paw backs off constitutional threat
Former Sen. Norm Coleman was been diagnosed with Bell's palsy, a condition that led to temporary paralysis on the left side of his face.
The Federal Elections Commission said they had cleared a complaint against Coleman's campaign alleging campaign funds were misused to defend himself against allegations in a lawsuit.
If he planned on avoiding that whole "losing" a recount to a comedian thing, he's out of luck.
Nasser Kazeminy was accused of trying to funnel $75,000 to Coleman's family through his wife's business.
Attorneys for the man making the allegations against Coleman's donor say the company's investigation was bogus.
The Texas company involved in a lawsuit centered around one of Norm Coleman's friends and donors cleared Coleman of any wrongdoing in the case.
Lawyers will present their case in front of a Texas judge today in hopes of having the lawsuit against Norm Coleman donor Nasser Kazeminy dismissed.
Coleman says he will wait until spring to announce his plans, but KSTP calls him out for being a giant tease. What's going on here?
Watch/listen to both of their press conferences here.
Norm Coleman says he has conceded and ended the longest election race in Minnesota history.
Pawlenty congratulates Franken, says he will sign election certificate today. Read his full statement here.
Besides the political parties raking in bank during this cat fight, there are others who benefit from our misery: the late night talk show hosts. Norm Coleman is pretty hilarious, isn't he?
The Federal Elections Commission came back to Norm Coleman with two drafted opinions based on his inquiry about paying legal bills with campaign funds.
Politics in Minnesota caught some national attention yesterday when they reported that the Minnesota Supreme Court would rule on Norm Coleman's recount appeal Thursday. Too bad their sources were wrong.
The court ruled that Coleman owes Franken $95,000 in court costs. Minnesota law says the loser pays the winner's costs in an election contest, so it's all on Coleman's shoulders.
Another win for Republicans everywhere who just try so very hard to be hip with this thing we've long been calling the internet.
Including all of the money spent during election season, Coleman and Al Franken have spent a combined $50 million on the race for Minnesota's U.S. Senate seat. And you wonder why these guys keep fighting.
After each candidate's legal team took the stand for some grilling from the justices, it appears that Coleman got the short end of the stick.
Take a couple deep breaths of fresh air this weekend and enjoy the outdoors before our lives get painful again.
Franken, my dear, they give a damn
The latest Rasmussen Reports poll has a lot of interesting results highlighting how Minnesotans feel about the ongoing fight for the state's open U.S. Senate seat.
Yesterday the former senator who refuses to leave got hoodwinked into appearing on a YouTube clip.
Minnesotans are pissed: They don't want Pawlenty to run for a third term and they do not approve of the state Legislature.
In response to Franken's claim that differing decisions by counties on absentee ballots didn't change the final outcome, Coleman said there were "widespread, deliberate disparities" between counties that did affect the final outcome of the race.
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.
Coleman is asking the FEC if he can use his campaign funds for a defense against allegations in a lawsuit involving a buddy and campaign donor, Nasser Kazeminy.
The three notable Minnesota Republicans are officially part of the "RNC Clown College".
Republicans have now made it clear they will do whatever it takes to support Norm Coleman's continued fight until he has exhausted all of his options.
Norm Coleman's legal team officially filed their appeal brief with the Minnesota Supreme Court Thursday in their continued fight for the U.S. Senate seat.
Despite the increasing spotlight on the Minnesota U.S. Senate race, Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty insists Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter's decision to turn Democrat won't change anything in Norm Coleman's appeal case.
Just 28 percent of those polled called his appeal to the state Supreme Court "appropriate".
When Coleman asked the court to slow it down and take some time, it seems like they listened.
Norm Coleman's legal team will officially file their appeal to the Minnesota Supreme Court this afternoon.
Unfortunately Norm Coleman is on the losing side of an extremely long and dirty fight for a U.S. Senate seat. So instead of looking forward, Coleman continues to look back and find people to blame for the embarrassing spot he finds himself in.
When interviewed about the egg attack, Coleman described his reaction as a "George Bush move". Bush gets shoes hurled at him, Coleman gets eggs.