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.
The chorus against Norm Coleman's never-ending appeal plans continues to grow. Add the Gray Lady to the mix and now we're really talking.
There's at least one person who can't hold back their frustration and is chucking eggs at Norm Coleman and his house. Seriously, guys?
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We might not have any actual news in the never-ending fight for Minnesota's U.S. Senate race until next week when Norm Coleman actually files an appeal, but the partisan hacks will continue to milk this over-dramatic issue for all it's worth.
Norm Coleman and Al Franken are in statistical dead heat (about 41 percent each) based on the Election Day vote percentage, but now 63 percent of voters think Coleman should concede ASAP.
There is another justice that has a background as a political donor. Justice Helen Meyer gave to Coleman's opponent, former Sen. Paul Wellstone.
Leave it to Minnesotans to bring back cash for wild rice and theater.
NBC had noted a strange Republican silence prior to this statement, but it appears they are still sticking by their man. Just needed more time to word their spin.
Seriously, go away Norm. We've already pled. Now others are chiming in...
The UpTake is broadcasting the ballot counting in the Norm Coleman election trial live in St. Paul.
It's all in the wording: The press people went from a flat-out "no" to a "no comment". Start the rumor mill!
Democrats are using a new scare tactic to try and get Norm Coleman to drop out of the race before he has a chance to win: threatening to make his life miserable.
Norm Coleman appeared on Fox and Friends this morning to talk about his upcoming appeal. Politically charming as usual, Coleman kicks off the interview making a joke about the show's promo that put Coleman next to a story about a cat with nine lives.
Norm Coleman vows to fight this Senate race to the death, but what is he risking by doing so? Pretty much everything, says Washington Post's Chris Cillizza at The Fix.
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The recent order doesn't look good for Coleman's chances, but his team has already announced they will appeal the final decision and potentially take the appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court if needed.
The three-judge panel hasn't even provided a final decision, but Norm Coleman's team is already starting their PR stunt to build up support for their appeal they haven't even filed.
As the recount trial and likely appeals will drag on for months to come, why isn't anyone calling out Norm Coleman for just being a sore loser?
Following the three-judge panel's ruling this afternoon to consider just 400 absentee ballots in the final count, Coleman's team put out a release expressing their plan to appeal a likely ruling in Al Franken's favor.
In response to the negative press, Nasser Kazeminy released a statement about his ex-associate to try and discredit his testimony in the case against him.
Texas Sen. John Cornyn said the trial and appeals could take years to complete and Republicans might wage a WWIII if the Senate Democrats attempt to seat Franken before the appeals are complete.
The lawsuit filed last year accusing Norm Coleman's buddy of trying to funnel cash to the then-senator has surfaced once again, this time with more evidence to back up the allegations.
His team is prepping for an appeal to the Minnesota Supreme Court if they lose the first round. And don't take a federal appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court out of the picture.
When asked if he thinks Coleman will lose the election trial, his lawyer says he expects they will be appealing. And it looks like this case could be heading to the Minnesota Supreme Court.
After Wikileaks.org broke the story, the former senator has a lot of explaining to do
The saying holds true: You don't know what you've got until it's (almost) gone.
We couldn't think of a better Republican to help uphold the party's values...
My 13-year-old niece who has a MySpace page is better at web security than Team Coleman.
Norm Coleman and Al Franken will make their closing arguments today in the longest Minnesota U.S. Senate election in history.
At least one local Web expert has formally contacted the Minnesota Attorney General's office asking them to investigate Coleman's campaign for possible consumer protection violations. Will they take up this case?
How to use the Google to easily "hack" Coleman's weak-ass web security.
While IT professionals and the media have largely reported the campaign mistake, Coleman and his team have continued to accuse their opponents of hacking into their Web site to expose their supporters and put their financial information at risk.
In their third update since the announcement, Wikileaks addresses some of those questions and concerns raised about Coleman's campaign leak of private data.
Al Franken's legal team wrapped up their defense case Thursday in Norm Coleman's election trial. Coleman's team finished their rebuttal later in the day and the campaigns are expected to start their closing arguments Friday.
Norm Coleman is dealing with a public relations disaster today as they try to control information about a potential leak of personal data from 50,000 donors.
The former senator's campaign stored credit card security codes. That doesn't seem to fly with Minnesota law.
Local election officials opened more than 1,500 previously rejected absentee ballots in hopes of finding the golden ticket: voter registration cards inside the envelope.
Norm Coleman repeated some rhetoric his lawyers have been running on lately: maybe it's time for an election redo.
A spokesman for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid showed his office's extreme displeasure with Norm Coleman's latest suggestion that Minnesota redo the election to solve this once and for all.
Norm Coleman's legal team concluded their case Monday with their big statement of the trial: Let's put the results aside.
Norm Coleman's chances have dwindled in the last week, but yet another decision Thursday is continuing to give his team a fighting chance.
The drama surrounding one of Norm Coleman's key witnesses is even confusing us and making us a bit dizzy. And now Coleman wants to reconsider all 287,000 absentee ballots.
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.
Norm Coleman got a lucky break today his in election trial to win back his Minnesota Senate seat. The three-judge panel reversed their ruling that eliminated testimony from one of Coleman's key witnesses.
Get used to having one Minnesota senator at the Capitol because this could take awhile. It just keeps going and going and going.
Norm Coleman's election contest is in its fifth week and his attorney says they will be wrapping up their arguments this week in the case. Up next: Al Franken tells his side of the story.
Is Coleman fighting for a lost cause?
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.
If one method of winning fails, try the next one on the list. That appears to be the new strategy of Norm Coleman's legal team in his trial contesting the Senate recount.