Norm Coleman is no longer a sore loser.His tireless fight to remain a Minnesota senator has finally reached its duration.Norm Coleman acknowledged Al Franken’s win.Since Norm Coleman has conceded,Al Franken will now take his rightful place in the Senate.And the Democrats will get the 60 seats they need to bypass any Republican filibusters.
Here’s more from USA Today:
“Republican Norm Coleman is addressing supporters in St. Paul following a Minnesota Supreme Court decision today that found Democrat Al Franken has won the election. The USA TODAY story is here.
“I join all Minnesotans in congratulating our newest United States senator, Al Franken,” Coleman said. “I have never believed that my service is irreplaceable. We have reached the point where further litigation damages the unity of our state, which is also fundamental. In these tough times, we all need to focus on the future. And the future today is we have a new United States senator.”
Update 4:09 p.m. ET: Coleman says he had a “personal and very positive discussion” with Franken today. Regarding whether he will run for governor of Minnesota, Coleman said: “I haven’t made a decision yet about the future…We’ll talk about the future in short order.” (End of Excerpt)Read the rest here.
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