Coleman v. Franken Well Past Due Date

by Benjamin Domenech on 2:11 am March 10, 2009

When Minnesota’s Senate recount trial began in January, the state’s lone U.S. Senator, Democrat Amy Klobuchar, made a prediction: either Republican incumbent Norm Coleman or Democratic challenger Al Franken would be seated as Minnesota’s next senator by April 11, the day the ice is expected to melt on Lake Minnetonka, a large lake outside of the Twin Cities. But after 30 painstaking days in court, Klobuchar is starting to have her doubts. “Pretty soon I’m going to say when the ice melts on the Arctic,” she says.

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