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Coleman Finds Another Job

In a sign that he may be giving up hope in his bid to hold onto his U.S. Senate seat, Norm Coleman (R-Minn.) has taken a consulting job with the Republican

Thomas Dixon
Last updated: Jul 31, 2020 | Jan 22, 2009

In a sign that he may be giving up hope in his bid to hold onto his U.S. Senate seat, Norm Coleman (R-Minn.) has taken a consulting job with the Republican Jewish Coalition, The Hill reports.

A Coleman spokesman insists that the move is purely financial and reflects no sense of pessimism about the race.

“The senator needs to earn a living while the contest is going on,” said Mark Drake, adding, “I think our supporters recognize that Sen. Coleman is not a millionaire.”

Meanwhile, Coleman’s opponent, DFLer Al Franken, is getting ready for work at the Capitol. According to our sister site, The Minnesota Independent, Franken discussed Senate business and potential committee appointments with Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), and Reid has indicated that he would like to seat Franken as soon as possible.

But in all likelihood, they’ll have to wait for a ruling from a specially appointed three-judge panel, which will begin hearing Coleman’s election contest on Monday.

Thomas Dixon | He creates the ideal marketing experience by connecting online brands with their target audiences. He recently completed a research paper on consumer conversion and took part in a community project on SEO optimization. Thomas is working on his Bachelor of Arts in Communications and plans to intern in an online marketing department soon.


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