Minnesota’s Senate race is now over. Gov. Pawlenty and Secretary of State Mark Ritchie both signed the election certificate declaring Democrat Al Franken the winner in Minnesota’s long-running U.S. Senate race. Pawlenty signed the document at 6:15. Ritchie signed it about twenty minutes ago. Pawlenty’s spokesman detailed the next step in the process: “The certificate Read more

The DFL released this statement on the MN Supreme Court ruling declaring Al Franken the winner of the U.S. Senate race: “We offer our heartfelt congratulations once again to Senator-elect Franken, his wife Franni and their family. Throughout this long process, Minnesotans have seen what kind of senator Al Franken will be: determined, patient, thoughtful Read more

Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released this statement congratulating Al Franken: “I congratulate Senator-elect Al Franken, the next Senator from the state of Minnesota. “The people of Minnesota will now finally get the brilliant and hardworking new senator they elected in November and the full representation they deserve. After all the votes have been Read more