Coleman is casting wider net for votes

  • Article by: PAT DOYLE and MIKE KASZUBA , Star Tribune staff writers
  • Updated: January 12, 2009 - 12:30 PM

His requests are frustrating county elections officials, who are being asked to produce thousands of documents.

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planetjakeJan. 10, 09 6:30 PM

Sigh. Another day, another Coleman lawsuit. Claims of malfeasance with nothing but circumstantial evidence. *shrugs* I guess if it makes him happy...

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person25Jan. 10, 09 6:31 PM

The extra work created by Coleman could help employment recover. While the U.S. Congress sits on its hands, Mr. Coleman is working to help up. Thank you.

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tzabelJan. 10, 09 6:33 PM

We heard the Dems say this in Florida, We heard Al Franken say it a few months ago. So why change now?

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rehta4Jan. 10, 09 6:33 PM

Think about thr cost to the state and country and not your ego

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murraygd13Jan. 10, 09 6:35 PM

“If you ask me what I would do, I would step back,” said Coleman.

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beakgeekJan. 10, 09 6:39 PM

Coleman our money is tight unlike yours we don't want to pay for this. Stop already!

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suzynJan. 10, 09 6:40 PM

Hey Norm...Minnesotans voted for someone else. It's time to step into reality in your professional and personal life. Unbelievable the amount of debt on your home. What were you thinking?

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rdeankJan. 10, 09 6:40 PM

Norm Coleman to be ethically or morally consistent? Minnesota elected a man who said he was a Democrat until he saw that he would have an easier time grasping for power as a Republican. He begged Franken to throw in the towel. Now, he will do anything, say anything to retain his senate seat. I am so anxious to hear his concession speech. I am so anxious to see him fade into private wealth. Apparently, he needs more money than a senator makes, anyway. On the other hand, as Nate Silver said, he has little to lose. His past electoral efforts include losing to a professional wrestler, beating a dead guy, and tying a comedian. He might as well fight it out as long as the money lasts because he ain't goin' nowhere in this state.

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mnrob32Jan. 10, 09 6:42 PM

Coleman is a tool. More Dem than Repbulican.. Yet the comments say he should step down to someone who ripped off a boys and girls club. Oh well, lets send up Franken.. really.. what's the harm he'll either be a rubber stamp for Reid or at best/worst he'll vote Present like the recent former senator from IL..

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planetjakeJan. 10, 09 6:43 PM

K Harris put a stop to the recount after several weeks, and by early Dec. Bush was president-elect. One way or the other we're mid March AT BEST. Putting aside that, as a non-Coleman, non-Franken voter I'm beyond annoyed at Coleman for pushing this so far. It's beyond the pale, and I promise the GOP will suffer in MN for his decision. Because many us who might vote with the GOP are going to remember this b&*ls@#t. Take to the bank: even if he manages to get appointed (and let's face it folks, either way it's now an appointment not an election) we'll all remember his drawing this nonsense out.

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