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  • Al Franken's 'victory' margin grows: 312

     
    by Mark Silva Democrat Al Franken of Minnesota -- you know, the erstwhile comedian -- has widened his lead over Republican Sen. Norm Coleman in an election-count that refuses to end and is ultimately bound for the state's highest court....
  • Franken: Senator -- Coleman: Not yet

     
    by Mark Silva Now that a three-judge panel in Minnesota has declared late-night-comic-turned-daytime-congressional-candidate Al Franken the winner of the state's long-disputed Senate eection, his party is calling on the incumbent Repubican, Sen. Norm...

    Pawlenty: Taxes braking the economy

     
    by Mark Silva Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, filling out his tax returns this weekend, called on Americans today to think about where all their money is going. "The average American has to work from January 1st until this Monday, April...

    Mortgage-relief fraud crackdown: Feds

     
    by Michael Oneal The Obama administration warned today that scams targeting distressed homeowners struggling to modify their mortgages or avoid foreclosure are on the rise across the United States. In a news conference led by Treasury Secretary Timothy...

    Specter switches: GOP 'far to the right'

     
    (This will be the second party-switch for Specter, who became a Republican in 1965, when he was running for district attorney in Philadelphia. See the 2001 C-SPAN interview above.) by Mark Silva, with Christi Parsons and James Oliphant, updated...