Jim Manley, the spokesman for Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, released this statement regarding the Senate race:
“At this stage, it appears that Franken will be certified the winner by the State Canvassing Board. We’re keeping abreast of the situation and will make a decision with regard to Senate action at the appropriate point in the process.”
By the way…
I’m off for the next two weeks so I’ll have infrequent posts on the blog. The ever capable and very kind Molly Bloom will be doing the Digest in my absence.
About the blogger
Tom Scheck has covered politics and state government for more than ten years for MPR News. He’s covered several gubernatorial campaigns, two statewide recounts, the presidential bids of Tim Pawlenty and Michele Bachmann, U.S. Senate races, close Congressional contests and the Minnesota Legislature. He lives in Falcon Heights with his wife, son and dog. He can sometimes be found chasing a white ball on a golf course. It isn’t a straight walk. Tips are welcome at firstname.lastname@example.org