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May 28, 2009
Fritz Knaak, Afton's city attorney, is also one of the attorneys working on Sen. Norm Coleman's U.S. Senate election recount case against Al Franken. The Minnesota Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments in the case on June 1.
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Afton city attorney is a major player in Senate recount
May 28, 2009 - 4:18pm
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
January 6, 2009
Norm Coleman, with his wife Laurie, announces on Tuesday that he ordered his lawyers to challenge Al Franken's U.S. Senate victory in court. Franken ended a statewide recount with a 225-vote lead.
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Coleman challenges recount in court
January 6, 2009 - 12:00am
December 15, 2008
State Canvassing Board members G. Barry Anderson, left, a Supreme Court justice, and Edward Cleary, a Ramsey County district judge, listen to a discussion Friday of rejected absentee ballots in Minnesota's U.S. Senate race.  Staff photo by Scott Wente.
Ballot decision prompts Supreme Court request
December 15, 2008 - 12:00am
December 2, 2008
Recount's final week under way
December 2, 2008 - 12:00am
Franken-Coleman race remains in question
December 2, 2008 - 12:00am
November 25, 2008
Goodhue County Auditor-Treasurer Carolyn Holmsten discusses a disputed ballot Monday at the Goodhue County Government Center with Jeff Hasser, lead representative for the Al Franken campaign. staff photo by Mike Longaecker
Ballot confusion as recount continues
November 25, 2008 - 12:00am
November 24, 2008
The Franken campaign challenged this Meeker Count ballot, saying it was not clear the voter intended to vote for Norm Coleman. It is one of 51 ballots Franken supporters challenged in the county. Coleman supporters say it is obvious this and other voters' challenged ballots should be counted for their candidate.  staff photo by Don Davis
Both sides question ballot challenges
November 24, 2008 - 12:00am
November 21, 2008
An employee at the Carlton County Courthouse counts election ballots as several observers pay close attention Thursday.  staff photo by Lisa Baumann
Senate race rests on disputed ballots
November 21, 2008 - 12:00am
November 20, 2008
Election official Richard Moore counts a stack of ballots during the U.S. Senate recount Wednesday morning at the Washington County Government Center in Stillwater.  Staff photo by Andy Blenkush
First recount day reported mostly smooth; Coleman leads
November 20, 2008 - 12:00am
November 18, 2008
The Al Franken campaign wants the state Canvassing Board to include wrongly rejected absentee ballots into the U.S. Senate tally it is set to certify Tuesday, said Marc Elias, an attorney for the Democratic candidate.  staff photo by Scott Wente
Franken campaign seeks ballots' inclusion
November 18, 2008 - 12:00am
November 13, 2008
Secretary of State Mark Ritchie says ballots that one Senate campaign or the other challenge will be put into a separate pile during a recount of the race that is to begin next week. The recount will involve looking individually at each one of the nearly 3 million ballots from the Nov. 4 election.  staff photo by Don Davis
Judges, Ritchie to settle ballot disputes
November 13, 2008 - 12:00am
November 11, 2008
Ballot security tops Senate candidates' minds
November 11, 2008 - 12:00am
November 7, 2008
Democrat Al Franken, with his wife Franni.  staff photo by Don Davis
Franken won't waive recount
November 7, 2008 - 12:00am
November 5, 2008
Democrat Al Franken stands in front of reporters Wednesday morning, saying he is optimistic a recount will end with him winning Minnesota's U.S. Senate seat. With him is his wife, Franni.  Staff photo by Don Davis
Recount required; Franken claims voter 'irregularities'
November 5, 2008 - 12:00am