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April 18, 2017
Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., questions Supreme Court nominee judge Neil Gorsuch during his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington March 21, 2017. (Joshua Roberts Reuters)
Franken's rising national profile is no joke
April 18, 2017 - 3:00pm
July 14, 2009
Franken staff to hold open house at Hastings City Hall Thursday
July 14, 2009 - 12:52pm
July 2, 2009
Surrounded by media and hundreds of supporters, Al Franken addresses a Wednesday rally in front of the Minnesota Capitol. He was celebrating his win in the state's U.S. Senate race. (Bulletin photo by Don Davis)
Franken returns to his roots
July 2, 2009 - 7:55am
FRANKEN NOTEBOOK: GOP chair takes on Franken
July 2, 2009 - 7:53am
June 1, 2009
Coleman: Smaller counties skipped counting ballots
June 1, 2009 - 11:11am
May 28, 2009
Fritz Knaak, Afton's city attorney, is also one of the attorneys working on Sen. Norm Coleman's U.S. Senate election recount case against Al Franken. The Minnesota Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments in the case on June 1.
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Afton city attorney is a major player in Senate recount
May 28, 2009 - 4:18pm
April 24, 2009
Senate case to stretch into June
April 24, 2009 - 12:26pm
April 22, 2009
Coleman seeks longer appeal schedule
April 22, 2009 - 1:56pm
March 6, 2009
High court rejects Franken bid
March 6, 2009 - 3:15pm
Paul Tynjala, St. Louis County election director, takes the oath before testifying during proceedings in the Senate election trial Thursday.  Pool photo by John Doman, St. Paul Pioneer Press
Date miscues raise ballot questions
March 6, 2009 - 8:23am
February 11, 2009
Kevin Boyle, Dakota County's elections manager, testifies Tuesday about rejected absentee ballots in the Senate election trial. Pool photo by Bruce Bisping, Star Tribune
Senate trial judges to count 23 ballots
February 11, 2009 - 12:00am
February 9, 2009
Al Franken said Friday he has decided to prepare to be a U.S. senator by talking to lawmakers and others instead of attending the election trial that could decide who Minnesota voters chose as their next senator.  Staff photo by Scott Wente
Candidates plan differently for Senate
February 9, 2009 - 12:00am
January 29, 2009
Attorney Joe Friedberg shows Deputy Secretary of State Jim Gelbmann an absentee ballot document on Wednesday, the third day of the U.S. Senate election trial. Gelbmann, a Woodbury resident, testified about how absentee ballots were handled during the Senate recount. Friedberg is an attorney for Norm Coleman, pictured at right. Pool photo by Richard Sennott, Star Tribune.
Campaigns seize on man's testimony
January 29, 2009 - 12:00am
January 22, 2009
Judge Kurt Marben of Pennington County listens Wednesday to arguments by attorneys for Al Franken and Norm Coleman on whether a three-judge panel can consider a Coleman challenge to the U.S. Senate election results.  Staff photo by Scott Wente
Senate Democrats hint they may seat Franken before court action
January 22, 2009 - 12:00am
January 15, 2009
Bethany Dorobiala of Woodbury is among Republican voters who plan to file a lawsuit hoping to prevent the double-counting of ballots in the U.S. Senate race. Dorobiala, a University of Minnesota student, leads the Minnesota College Republicans.  Staff photo by Scott Wente
Frustrated voters turn to courts
January 15, 2009 - 12:00am