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Coleman-Franken contest: No decision again even as Politico wonders about money

The clock struck 4:30 p.m. and another day passed in the ongoing wait-a-thon for the Minnesota Supreme Court’s ruling on Norm Coleman’s appeal of Al Franken’s election contest victory.

Politico kicked up a story wondering again if the Republican Party will support Coleman in any further legal action.

For recount junkies, it will have to do until Tuesday’s court watch.

Comments (3)

  1. Submitted by Burton'Jon Blackwell on 06/29/2009 - 05:58 pm.

    Reader’s!…
    I’ve had enough of Coleman’s acute emotional state of denile after clearly losing an election to Al Franken. I beg of our Minesota court system and tending judges…to please refer this nut-case to a shrink for real help. This phsycotic is a gross embarrassment to all of us that voted in this eleection. We want our rightfull winner ( by popular vote ) properly seated in the US Senate and properly representing us. How dare you let a nut-case, that’s in a deep state of denile, stand in the way of having proper elected representation in the Senate.
    “Great Chief” Inkpahduhtah

  2. Submitted by myles spicer on 06/30/2009 - 09:08 am.

    It is said “justice delayed is justice denied”. The Minnesota Supreme Court has now had this case for a month — and our state has only 1/2 the representation of every other state in the union. How unfair it is for the justices to drag out this decision. In cases like these, there should be prompt and decisive action, to protect the interests (not just of the candidates) but all the citizens of our state.

  3. Submitted by Howard Miller on 06/30/2009 - 11:30 am.

    “If you say ‘Well, you can pick up a seat in Minnesota for an extra million dollars’ — that’s a real bargain,” said Sen. Bob Bennett (R-Utah), who is up for reelection in 2010.

    I didn’t know that we were selling the Minnesota Senate seat … I thought it was decided by majority vote in a public election. And that the merits of the election mattered, not which party ultimately prevailed.

    Thank goodness Republicans clarified that it’s about using money to run over elections who’s outcome they detest.

    Makes me very glad they have become a minority party throughout the land

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