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Roland Burris

Democrats To Try To Seat Franken

January 22, 2009

Harry Reid has announced that he plans to try to seat Al Franken this week, even as an election contest by Norm Colman looms.  Under Minnesota Law, a Senator cannot be seated until it is certified by the Governor and Secretary of State.  It is also a provision of MN law that the Governor and [...]

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Ignoring the Rule of Law

January 5, 2009

A disturbing trend has emerged over the last few years where intelligent people confuse what law ought to be and what law actually is.  This confusion is usually found in courts that do not understand or choose to ignore their constitutional roles, but not always. The ongoing saga of Roland Burris is an excellent example [...]

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Franken’s “Win” Predictable

January 5, 2009

So, it’s finally happened!  I can’t believe it went all the way until 2009 for the Democrats to manufacture enough votes to get Al Franken to win the Senate election in Minnesota.  I’ve been saying since November that Minnesota’s election outcome was pretty predictable — Franken was down on November 4 all the way through [...]

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Blago Makes His Senate Pick

December 30, 2008

Blago’s not going anywhere soon and asserted himself today in a surprising manner.  He’s still the Illinois Governor and using his gubernatorial power has done what no one thought he had the gall to do under his current political circumstances – he picked a person to replace The One’s vacant Senate seat by appointing political insider and former [...]

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