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Al Franken Wins Minnesota Senate Race (Finally)

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The Minnesota Supreme Court today ruled unanimously that Al Franken won last November's Senate race. Since Governor Tim Pawlenty announced he would certify Franken if so ordered, Franken might actually be sworn into office this year. [Star Tribune, Star Tribune]


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I'm very glad Franken won.

I am wary of a filibuster-proof Senate. I don't necessarily think it's a good thing. Filibuster exists for a reason, even if it does make the process maddening at times.