Democrat Al Franken declared victory in Minnesota’s long-running U.S. Senate race. He briefly addressed reporters tonight outside of his townhouse in Minneapolis. Here’s the audio: Coleman’s campaign attorney, Ben Ginsberg, promised an appeal. Here’s his statement on the decision: “More than 4,400 Minnesotans remain wrongly disenfranchised by this court’s order. The court’s ruling tonight is Read more

Roll Call (subscription required) is reporting that DFL Congresswoman Betty McCollum appears to owe taxes on her Washington D.C. home. The story focuses on several members of Congress who inadvertently received a property tax break intended for Washington D.C. residents. Here’s the blurb on McCollum: District officials also confirmed Thursday that Democratic Rep. Betty McCollum Read more