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Drew Courtney or Josh Glasstetter
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Minnesota Supreme Court Rules for Franken

WASHINGTON - The Minnesota Supreme Court today rejected Norm Coleman’s challenge
to the election results of the state’s 2008 race for the United States
Senate.  People For the American
Way President Michael B. Keegan issued the
following statement:

“It’s taken quite a while, but Senator Franken’s
victory is now official.  That’s good news for Minnesotans and for
all of us.  Governor Pawlenty has said he would certify the election
results, and he should do so immediately.


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“Senator Franken’s victory should finally put to rest GOP
threats to filibuster President Obama’s agenda.  With any luck,
Senate Republicans will take this opportunity to stop obstructing the important
work that needs to get done for the country and actually start helping to get
it done.”



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