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Coleman Concedes!

Last updated: July 31, 2020 | June 30, 2009 | Mariella Blankenship
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Just now, following a defeat at the hands of the Minnesota Supreme Court, former Sen. Norm Coleman (R-Minn.) officially conceded the 2008 Senate race and congratulated victor Al Franken. Pending certification of the election by Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty — and there is no longer any reason not to certify it — it’s finally over.

For a recap of how we got to this point, and a breakdown of the state high court’s ruling, check out this piece from The Minnesota Independent’s Paul Demko.

Franken will hold a press conference at 5:15 EDT.

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