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Coleman v. Franken: Supreme Court Documents Due May 15

On Monday, April 20, Norm Coleman filed an appeal to the Minnesota Supreme Court in an effort to overturn recount results – and a court decision – which found Al Franken the winner of the Senate race. Franken’s attorneys filed a motion on April 21 requesting that Coleman’s arguments and documents be presented to the … Continue reading

Coleman v. Franken: Judges Rule in Franken’s Favor on April 13 (with full text of the order)

Last night, the judges presiding over Norm Coleman’s lawsuit against Al Franken released their Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law and Order for Judgment (full text below) wherein they officially dismissed Coleman’s claims with prejudice and declared Franken “the party to the contest who received the highest number of votes legally cast in the 2008 … Continue reading

Coleman v. Franken: Franken Wins – Again

During a tedious process in St. Paul, MN this morning, 351 previously rejected ballots were counted in the race for US Senate between Minnesotans Al Franken (D) and Norm Coleman (R). The result of this latest count increases Franken’s lead to 312, legally (and exhaustively) enough to have him declared the winner of the Minnesota … Continue reading

Shanghai Girls by Lisa See – Just Released

“Mama stares at Baba, but what can she say? My face is pretty enough—some might even say lovely—but not as luminescent as the pearl I’m named for. I tend to blush easily. Beyond that, my cheeks capture the sun. When I turned five, my mother began rubbing my face and arms with pearl creams, and … Continue reading