The Republican National Committee's summer meeting gets under way in Kansas City, Missouri, on Wednesday with a key address from Chairman Michael Steele.
Al Franken says he's ready to go to work as a U.S. senator. CNN's Brianna Keilar reports.
Ten years ago, Al Franken wrote a satirical book detailing his fictitious race for the White House. In "'Why Not Me?" Franken trounces former House Speaker Newt Gingrich to win the election, but after countless scandals, a mental breakdown and a cloning incident, President Franken is forced to resign.
Democrats are elated because Sen. Al Franken, former comedian and radio host, is finally coming to town. The gates of political heaven seemed to open when former Sen. Norm Coleman finally conceded.
The metric system is the kind of thing that you can expect from the 60-vote filibuster-proof majority Democrats now have in the United States Senate.
Sen. Norm Coleman says he is conceding the Senate race to challenger Al Franken.
Democrat Al Franken said Tuesday evening he is "thrilled and humbled" the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled him the winner of a contentious Senate race that played out in court over several months.
While he waits to see whether the latest court ruling will allow him to take Minnesota's open seat in the Senate, Al Franken has been lying low.
A three-judge panel ruled Monday against Republican Norm Coleman in his dispute with Democrat Al Franken over who should be declared the winner of the U.S. Senate race in Minnesota.
One hundred twenty-nine days on Friday.
Minnesotans are a peculiar breed, the stereotype goes. They are disproportionately well-mannered. When dinner is offered, Minnesotans refuse at least three times before accepting.
You know you're low when you have lower ethical standards than a convicted felon, but that's where former Sen. Norm Coleman finds himself.
A three-judge panel will begin hearing testimony Monday in Republican Norm Coleman's post-election legal challenge for the U.S. Senate seat.
Sen. Norm Coleman began packing his Capitol Hill office Wednesday, but said he has no intention of giving up his legal fight to serve another term in Congress.
Sen. Norm Coleman says he is going to contest the results of a recount that has him being ousted from the Senate.
Democrat Al Franken declared victory in the hotly contested Minnesota Senate race Monday, saying the win is "incredibly humbling."
A state election board on Monday will announce Democrat Al Franken has defeated Republican incumbent Norm Coleman in Minnesota's U.S. Senate race, state officials told CNN Sunday.
One of the last remaining steps in Minnesota's U.S. Senate race recount was temporarily halted Saturday morning when attorneys with Republican incumbent Norm Coleman's campaign attempted to stop the counting of about 950 improperly rejected absentee ballots.
Sen. John Cornyn weighed in on Minnesota's close and still unresolved U.S. Senate race, saying Friday that no one should be seated until a winner is made official by both Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie and Gov. Tim Pawlenty.
Democrat Al Franken maintained his slim lead of 50 votes Tuesday in the race for a Minnesota Senate seat.
The ex-SNL regular says he's won a seat for Minnesota, but his opponent disagrees
Democrat Al Franken has pulled ahead of incumbent Republican Sen. Norm Coleman in Minnesota's still unresolved U.S. Senate race, according to a running tally on the Minneapolis Star Tribune's Web site.
A missing envelope containing about 130 ballots has stalled the recount in Minnesota's U.S. Senate race between incumbent Republican Sen. Norm Coleman and Democrat Al Franken.
Minnesota's Canvassing Board voted unanimously Wednesday to reject a request from Democrat Al Franken to count thousands of rejected absentee ballots in the recount of votes in his Senate race against Republican Sen. Norm Coleman.
The Senate campaign in Minnesota between incumbent Republican Norm Coleman and Democratic challenger Al Franken was considered to be quite nasty, with attack ads and angry statements by both sides.
Oregon Democrat Jeff Merkley declared victory over Republican incumbent Sen. Gordon Smith, moving Democrats one seat closer to a filibuster-proof majority in the U.S. Senate.
Al Franken says that with his Senate race too close to call, he will seek a recount.
Although Democrats gained a decisive majority in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, their hopes are fading for a filibuster-proof 60 seats.
Sure, the Republicans were routed, but they held the line in some key seats whose loss could have doomed the party
Do all those old jokes work against Al Franken in his race for a Senate seat in Minnesota? You betcha
Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura has decided not to run for U.S. Senate in that state, he told CNN's "Larry King Live" Monday night.
The Internal Revenue Service, citing the drain that high gas prices are having on people's finances, said Monday it is raising the automobile mileage rate that businesses and others can claim
Federal employees charged millions of dollars to government credit or debit cards, according to a Government Accountability Office study released Wednesday.
Nearly two years after a flap in which veterans' personal information was put at risk of identity theft, the feds are still not doing all they can to prevent further lapses
Two flight instructors who alerted the FBI about Zacarias Moussaoui are asking why they weren't recognized along with a fellow instructor, who collected a $5 million reward from the government this week.
Some fellow Republicans are peeved that Sen. Larry Craig has decided to complete his term despite his earlier announcement about resigning, but the Idaho lawmaker still has his backers.
It may not grab the headlines like the race for the White House, but the battle for the Senate is heating up.
Democratic Sen. Barack Obama of Illinois talks about his plan to withdraw troops from Iraq.
Democrats in Congress are going on the offensive Wednesday to force a shift in Iraq policy, the day before President Bush is expected to announce a troop drawdown.
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The Senate turned its attention to plans to loosen President Bush's 2001 limits on embryonic stem-cell research Tuesday, but sponsors conceded their chances of overriding a threatened veto are uncertain.
Outspoken comedian and liberal radio host Al Franken announced Wednesday that he intends to run for the U.S. Senate from his home state of Minnesota.
The embattled former director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency portrayed himself during testimony Friday as a scapegoat who had fought for emergency aid to New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina.
The Australian inquiry investigating illegal wheat trading with Iraq has heard that public servants investigated a sham trucking company connected to Saddam Hussein five years ago.
The head of an Australian inquiry into an Iraqi wheat bribery scandal has rejected suggestions by U.S. senators that the hearing lacks independence.
A key U.S. senator has called for Australia's current and past envoys to Washington to answer questions over the Australian government's role in the Iraqi wheat bribery scandal.
A British member of parliament accused of lying to U.S. senators about his dealings with Saddam Hussein said Tuesday that he was eager to confront any criminal charges in court.
A Senate report presented evidence Monday that it says links illegal oil money from deposed Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein's regime to the political campaign of a British lawmaker and to the accounts of his Jordanian wife.
The House of Representatives has approved a measure that would withhold dues from the United Nations unless the world body adopts dozens of reforms.
The author of an e-mail that renewed scrutiny on Kofi Annan's role in Iraq's oil-for-food program denied Wednesday that he ever lobbied the U.N. secretary-general to award a lucrative inspection contract.
Two government programs designed to prevent terrorists from smuggling weapons of mass destruction into the United States are under-performing, leaving the nation's ports vulnerable, congressional investigators said Wednesday.
British MP George Galloway returned to London to a standing ovation after a fiery showdown with U.S. senators who have accused him of profiting from the U.N.'s defunct oil-for-food program in Iraq.
British Member of Parliament George Galloway returned to the UK Wednesday confident he won a fiery showdown with U.S. senators who have accused him of profiting from the U.N.'s defunct oil-for-food program in Iraq.
British Member of Parliament George Galloway angrily denied Tuesday that he profited from Saddam Hussein's regime and criticized a Senate panel probing alleged corruption in the U.N. oil-for-food program in Iraq.
In testimony before a Senate panel Tuesday, a former State Department official described President Bush's choice for U.S. ambassador to the United Nations as an "800-pound gorilla" who bullied underlings and tried to get an analyst fired in a dispute over intelligence.
U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan has rejected any possibility he might step aside amid accusations of scandal, defiantly telling a reporter "hell no" when asked if it was time to resign for the good of the world body.
A student on Monday killed two of his grandparents, then went on a shooting rampage at his Minnesota high school, killing seven people and wounding as many as 13 others before killing himself, officials said.
A congressional subcommittee investigating the United Nations' defunct oil-for-food program in Iraq alleged in a public hearing Tuesday that an employee of one of the program's major contractors took a bribe that enabled former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein to smuggle half a million barrels of oil.
U.N. documents released Monday detail alleged mismanagement in Iraq's U.N.-run oil-for-food program, but a U.S. senator said they fail to answer "a fraction of the questions" about how the program was run.
The Bush administration is not seeking to remove U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan from his post and remains confident in his leadership, U.S. Ambassador John Danforth said Thursday.
In his first televised comments since a member of the U.S. Senate called for his resignation, U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan shrugged off the senator Tuesday.
The U.S. senator leading the investigation into allegations of corruption and mismanagement in the Iraq oil-for-food program is urging U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan to resign, saying the "massive scope of this debacle demands nothing less."
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