Looks like Al Franken is a Senator. The Minneapolis Star Tribune has made the projection.
As of Thursday night, GOP Senator Norm Coleman officially maintains a lead over Democratic challenger Al Franken of just five votes, with 5,861 challenged ballots remaining to be counted.First, I feel my money was well spent. Sometimes donations work out.
The Minneapolis Star Tribune, having just wrapped it's own count of the ballots in question, is making a projection: After lengthy deliberations and plenty of nail-biting, Al Franken will become the Democrats' 59th man in the US Senate; the new junior Senator from Minnesota.
Second, holy shit, is Bill O'Reilly's vagina going to spew fire tomorrow, or what?