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February 20, 2018
Karla Bigham. Submitted photo
WATCH: Bigham gets sworn in
February 20, 2018 - 10:41am
February 13, 2018
Senate Minority Leader Tom Bakk (left) fields a reporter's question Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, at a pre-session briefing. Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka looks on. Michael Brun / Forum News Service
Path is clear to Lt. Gov. Fischbach's Senate seating, but lawmakers say a challenge could be coming
February 13, 2018 - 6:24pm
February 12, 2018
Karla Bigham stands with Senate minority leader Tom Bakk to thank a room of supporters. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
Bigham bests McNamara in special election challenge
February 12, 2018 - 11:55pm
January 29, 2018
Denny McNamara and Karla Bigham
Three candidates battle for state Senate seat
January 29, 2018 - 10:30pm
December 13, 2017
Denny McNamara
McNamara secures GOP endorsement for Minnesota Senate special election
December 13, 2017 - 4:55pm
November 23, 2017
FILE-- Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Oct. 18, 2017. A growing national outcry over sexual harassment reached the Senate on Nov. 16, when a radio newscaster accused Franken of kissing and groping her without consent during a 2006 U.S.O. tour of the Middle East before he took public office. Franken almost immediately released an apology to the newscaster, Leeann Tweeden. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times)
Franken says he'll work to regain Minnesotans' trust as US senator
November 23, 2017 - 8:30pm
July 2, 2009
GOP chair takes on Franken
July 2, 2009 - 7:14am
July 1, 2009
Franni and Al Franken were all smiles Tuesday afternoon following a Minnesota Supreme Court ruling that made him the next U.S. senator. They talked to reporters in front of their Minneapolis townhouse. Don Davis/Minn. State Capitol Bureau
Franken wins longest election
July 1, 2009 - 7:18am
June 2, 2009
Former U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman, his wife Laurie by his side, smiles Monday while facing reporters following a Minnesota Supreme Court hearing over his election race with Al Franken. Don Davis - Minn. State Capitol Bureau
Justices examine rural-urban Senate vote differences
June 2, 2009 - 7:16am
April 17, 2009
Senate backs harassment policy
April 17, 2009 - 7:29am
February 25, 2009
Al Franken attorney Kevin Hamilton looks over an exhibit with Beltrami County auditor and election administrator Kay Mack, right, during the U.S. Senate election trial Tuesday. Mack testified about how she and Beltrami County election officials handled absentee ballots.  Pool photo by Jim Mone, Associated Press
Trial digs into voter complexities
February 25, 2009 - 8:24am
February 23, 2009
Court clerks Jennifer Hobbs, left, and Sarah Sonday work alongside a mountain of trial exhibits that grows daily in Minnesota's U.S. Senate election trial.  Pool photo by Richard Sennott, Star Tribune
Senate trial intrigue lost on observers
February 23, 2009 - 8:03am
February 20, 2009
State Senate freezes wages and jobs
February 20, 2009 - 8:21am
February 9, 2009
Al Franken said Friday he has decided to prepare to be a U.S. senator by talking to lawmakers and others instead of attending the election trial that could decide who Minnesota voters chose as their next senator.  Staff photo by Scott Wente
Candidates plan differently for Senate
February 9, 2009 - 12:00am
February 3, 2009
Judge Elizabeth Hayden of Stearns County presided over the start of the second week of the U.S. Senate recount trial in St. Paul. Pool photo by Ben Garvin, Pioneer Press
Millions spent in Senate recount
February 3, 2009 - 12:00am
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