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MINNEAPOLIS — Republican Norm Coleman has won a second term in the U.S. Senate, surviving a stiff challenge from former comedian Al Franken. Coleman squeaked past Franken by the narrowest of margins: a few hundred votes with nearly 2.9 million cast. The margin appeared certain to trigger an automatic recount. If the margin holds up, […]



Two very good headlines in the LA Times. First-term Illinois senator is elected president That is a big story, and not one much of the liberal media is focusing on. Which Barack Obama will govern? I don’t think he’ll have much choice. This is a time for leadership, not for liberalism. Best Headline Lead changes; […]

The economic meltdown has totally rewritten this campaign year in favor of Democrats – even Barack. How bad is it for the GOP? Al Franken leads for the first time in the Minnesota senate race. As the electoral landscape continues to look bleak for Republicans, Al Franken has pulled ahead of Republican incumbent Norm Coleman […]