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GOP's Coleman concedes, sending Franken to Senate
WRAL ^ | 06/30/2009 | BRIAN BAKST

Posted on 06/30/2009 1:12:47 PM PDT by jackmercer

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Republican Norm Coleman has conceded to Democrat Al Franken in Minnesota's contested Senate race, ending a nearly eight-month recount and court fight. Coleman conceded at a news conference in St. Paul, a few hours after a unanimous Minnesota Supreme Court ruled Tuesday the former "Saturday Night Live" comedian and liberal commentator should be certified the winner..............

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Minnesota
KEYWORDS: 111th; clown; coleman; franken; mn2008
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1 posted on 06/30/2009 1:12:47 PM PDT by jackmercer
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To: jackmercer

Another clown in the Senate, what’s new...


2 posted on 06/30/2009 1:13:57 PM PDT by OriginalChristian (Sarah Palin, America's Governor...)
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To: jackmercer

Nooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!

Call me a Waaaaaambulance!


3 posted on 06/30/2009 1:14:09 PM PDT by Incorrigible (If I lead, follow me; If I pause, push me; If I retreat, kill me.)
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To: jackmercer

A professional wrestler, now a comedian in diapers that admitted selling cocaine to former SNL cast members?

Whats up with that state?


4 posted on 06/30/2009 1:14:25 PM PDT by icwhatudo (For every clinic bombed or burned, 17 to 18 churches are burned down. MSM? MSM?)
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To: jackmercer

THIS IS UN FREAKING BELIEVABLE. Really what have we become.


5 posted on 06/30/2009 1:14:27 PM PDT by Bruinator (It's the Media.............Stupid)
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To: jackmercer

Is there a pool on how long before Franken gets out of control and attacks someone in the senate?


6 posted on 06/30/2009 1:14:50 PM PDT by cripplecreek (The poor bastards have us surrounded.)
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To: jackmercer

Thank you John McCain.


7 posted on 06/30/2009 1:14:54 PM PDT by HapaxLegamenon
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To: jackmercer

Maybe Norm will be the other RINO to think about running for guv(the other RINO being former Congresscritter Jim Ramstad)

How long before Weird Al appears on Letterman?


8 posted on 06/30/2009 1:15:08 PM PDT by WOBBLY BOB (ACORN:American Corruption for Obama Right Now)
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To: jackmercer

Darn.. the ancient Roman senate got a horse and all we get is a jackass.


9 posted on 06/30/2009 1:16:05 PM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: jackmercer

It sure is nice to see Coleman fight this one as far as possible.

/sarcasm


10 posted on 06/30/2009 1:16:25 PM PDT by ConservativeMind (The UN has never won a war, nor a conflict, but liberals want it to rule all militaries.)
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To: jackmercer
Coleman concedes. Franken will hold a press conference at 5:15. The GOP can KMA for not fighting this. They were not out of options. My donations will be funding trips to DC this year.


11 posted on 06/30/2009 1:16:30 PM PDT by jessduntno (July 4th, 2009. Washington DC. Gadsden Flags. Be There.)
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To: jackmercer

Norm, this is why you don’t take any opposing candidate for granted.


12 posted on 06/30/2009 1:16:31 PM PDT by theDentist (qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: icwhatudo
Whats up with that state?

our meth and heroin are particularly high grade...

13 posted on 06/30/2009 1:16:51 PM PDT by WOBBLY BOB (ACORN:American Corruption for Obama Right Now)
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To: cripplecreek

How could a freak like this attack anyone?

14 posted on 06/30/2009 1:16:58 PM PDT by DogBarkTree (Support The American Tea Party)
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To: Incorrigible
And that ladies and gentlemen makes 60.

Hang on. The ride is going to get really rough.

15 posted on 06/30/2009 1:16:58 PM PDT by Lurker (The avalanche has begun. The pebbles no longer have a vote.)
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To: jackmercer

Just in time for the senate vote on cap and tax?


16 posted on 06/30/2009 1:18:14 PM PDT by brownsfan (The public schools and the SRM, they are killing us.)
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To: jackmercer
Thank you Minnesota.
17 posted on 06/30/2009 1:18:45 PM PDT by marvlus
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To: Lurker

Not that those spineless bstrds in the Congress would filibuster anything anyway, but WTF do they have to spend money on that would have been better spent than fighting this to the Supremes? Anything come to YOUR mind? Because I am stunned.


18 posted on 06/30/2009 1:19:45 PM PDT by jessduntno (July 4th, 2009. Washington DC. Gadsden Flags. Be There.)
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To: marvlus

Yep. Stuart Smalley goes to Washington. I must be dreaming.


19 posted on 06/30/2009 1:20:09 PM PDT by Faith
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To: jackmercer

Don’t certify him. If Obama can do what he is doing; surely one governor can stop this?


20 posted on 06/30/2009 1:20:40 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote.)
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To: jackmercer

So now Norm Coleman has the distinction of losing to Jesse Ventura and Al Franken.

I think that’s a message that he needs to hang it up.


21 posted on 06/30/2009 1:21:04 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: jackmercer; All

Honduras is looking pretty good right about now.


22 posted on 06/30/2009 1:21:08 PM PDT by quesney
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To: jackmercer

Wow, Diaper-boy won. Clearly no one to pin the economy on now besides the Dims.


23 posted on 06/30/2009 1:21:30 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: jackmercer
Somebody post the photo of Frankin in the bunny suit or holding the bunny.
Thanks GOD for keeping me out of MN.

America needs help now more than ever . . . .

24 posted on 06/30/2009 1:21:49 PM PDT by DeaconRed (RL BURNSIDE Has it exactly right-"Everything's Broken" &" Its Bad You Know". . . . .)
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To: DogBarkTree
Thanks
This is the one I was thinking about. . .
25 posted on 06/30/2009 1:23:31 PM PDT by DeaconRed (RL BURNSIDE Has it exactly right-"Everything's Broken" &" Its Bad You Know". . . . .)
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To: jackmercer

A has-been comedian gets elected to the Senate. What a country! Thanks, Minnesota.


26 posted on 06/30/2009 1:23:36 PM PDT by popdonnelly (The Democrats have returned to their game of supporting totalitarian regimes. Now they're muslim.)
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To: jackmercer; freekitty; Free ThinkerNY; DooDahhhh; BossLady; Atom Smasher; justiceseeker93

Coleman concedes election was corrupt and stolen. Another national disgrace. As long as the leadership of the GOP are all still searching for their gonads, this corruption will continue.


27 posted on 06/30/2009 1:23:53 PM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: Huskrrrr

That assumes that (a) people can think logically enough to do it, and (b) the media would honestly report it. Instead, when the economy crashes because of cap-n-tax, Obama and his Rat minions will still find a way to blame it on “the evil rich” and “the policies of the Bush administration,” and the MSM will dutifully report it as truth, while distracting the sheeple with wall-to-wall Michael Jackson death coverage and reality TV.

}:-)4


28 posted on 06/30/2009 1:23:54 PM PDT by Moose4 (Palin/some guy who can keep it in his pants 2012)
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To: ConservativeMind

Eight months is an unprecedented fight. What else do you want? SCOTUS won’t go here. Anyway their session just ended.


29 posted on 06/30/2009 1:23:58 PM PDT by Norman Bates
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To: jackmercer

Coleman should have done this long ago. Who in their right mind would want to serve voters who were so weak in their support?


30 posted on 06/30/2009 1:24:49 PM PDT by TommyDale (Independent - I already left the GOP because they were too liberal)
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To: Norman Bates

They can reconvene if needed. I’d push it if it were me against Al.


31 posted on 06/30/2009 1:25:22 PM PDT by ConservativeMind (The UN has never won a war, nor a conflict, but liberals want it to rule all militaries.)
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To: Moose4

This is true. However the evil rich are quickly becoming an endangered species.


32 posted on 06/30/2009 1:25:21 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: TommyDale

...go ask John McCain.


33 posted on 06/30/2009 1:25:47 PM PDT by WOBBLY BOB (ACORN:American Corruption for Obama Right Now)
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To: ConservativeMind
Not gonna happen. Don't overestimate SCOTUS. These people really don't care.
34 posted on 06/30/2009 1:27:26 PM PDT by Norman Bates
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To: Lurker

As Bender would say

“We’re boned”.


35 posted on 06/30/2009 1:28:36 PM PDT by ASOC (Who is that fat lady? And why is she singing???)
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To: Lurker

As Bender would say

“We’re boned”.


36 posted on 06/30/2009 1:28:44 PM PDT by ASOC (Who is that fat lady? And why is she singing???)
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To: jackmercer

This is why I am a conservative and not a republican. Not a backbone or ounce of fight to be found in the GOP. The party symbol should be changed to an elephant bending over with a smile on his face. Attention pansy assed RINOS, get the fuck out the way so that the rest of us can take the lead in resisting the socialist SOB in the White House and keep this nation free. Al Franken can go to hell.


37 posted on 06/30/2009 1:29:07 PM PDT by festusbanjo (I'll keep my freedom, my money, and my gun...you keep the CHANGE.)
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To: jackmercer

Good grief! Outside of being a RAT & a another congressional dummy which would be cause enough to remove him from office IMHO, does he have any mistresses or Barney Frank’s discards or acts of treason for cause for impeachment ?


38 posted on 06/30/2009 1:29:23 PM PDT by lilylangtree (Veni, Vidi, Vici)
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To: marvlus

I hope the 15% who voted for the Independence Party (formerly Reform Party) candidate are proud of themselves. You sure did a heck of a job punishing those evil Republicans for not being conservative enough.

I guess none of you have ever heard of the saying “cutting off your own nose to spite your face”? Helping to elect Al Franking to punish Republicans would be the political verion.


39 posted on 06/30/2009 1:29:33 PM PDT by Brookhaven (Obama hasn't just open Pandora's box, he has thrown us inside and closed the lid.)
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To: icwhatudo

Norm Coleman voted for last years $700 billion dollar bail-out, Coleman got what he deserved, though America doesn’t deserve Air America’s failed talk show host Al Franken


40 posted on 06/30/2009 1:29:59 PM PDT by Son House (President Ă˜bama Turns His Back On The Oppressed During Their Darkest Hours)
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To: quesney

Good coffee, good cigars, nice weather, people who stand up to tyranny. I can think of worse places (Minnesota, for starters).


41 posted on 06/30/2009 1:31:29 PM PDT by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard
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To: jackmercer

Thief!

LLS


42 posted on 06/30/2009 1:32:02 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (hussein will NEVER be my President... NEVER!!!)
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To: Son House

Michael Jackson (in his current state) could run in MN and win, as long as he promised “universal” health care , cardcheck and said crap like “do it for Paul”.

I can’t wait to see who we get to choose from for guv...
uggggh.


43 posted on 06/30/2009 1:32:29 PM PDT by WOBBLY BOB (ACORN:American Corruption for Obama Right Now)
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To: jackmercer

Well, look on the bright side.

It means my state (CA) is no longer guilty of sending the WORST senator to Washington.


44 posted on 06/30/2009 1:32:49 PM PDT by BibChr ("...behold, they have rejected the word of the LORD, so what wisdom is in them?" [Jer. 8:9])
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To: jackmercer

Last one out, turn the light off.


45 posted on 06/30/2009 1:33:18 PM PDT by RangerM (Gotz-ta git me sum of them internets!)
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To: Brookhaven

Reform voters are Jesse Ventura’s whack jobs. If anything, they’ll pulled votes away from Smalley.


46 posted on 06/30/2009 1:33:24 PM PDT by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard
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To: jackmercer

The democrat unbeatable strategy for winning is to “find” enought votes to put you ahead and then declare all uncounted ballots as invalid. Simple!! God help the USA!!


47 posted on 06/30/2009 1:34:06 PM PDT by jesseam (Been there and done that!)
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To: HapaxLegamenon

No, thanks to the fools who sat home election day or voted third party.

Hope they enjoy far Left Franken


48 posted on 06/30/2009 1:36:12 PM PDT by SoCalPol (Reagan Republican for Palin 2012)
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To: jackmercer

Bill O’Reilly is going to need sedatives tonight. ;-)


49 posted on 06/30/2009 1:36:57 PM PDT by Normal4me
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To: jackmercer

IT is all over the DEms now have the magical 60 votes, and they will never lose power again...


50 posted on 06/30/2009 1:37:07 PM PDT by yield 2 the right
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