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A week after the polls closed, there’s no end in sight for the election fight between Norm Coleman and Al Franken for Minnesota’s Jewish Senate seat.
As Politico reports, Coleman’s lead now stands at a meager 206 votes out of more than 2.4 million ballots cast. That’s a difference of 41.99 percent of the vote to 41.98, according to the state’s secretary of state
U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg has built “a solid reputation delivering federal funds to New Jersey for mass transit, beach replenishment and road projects” over four decades in the Senate, but the Philadelphia Inquirer calls former Congressman Dick Zimmer “a viable alternative.”
The Inky threw its support and endorsement in the New Jersey Senate election behind Zimmer, who the paper notes has a reputation as a fiscal conservative, who bucks his party and would fight earmarks, but also has a reputation being being a moderate.
Check out this open letter to Minnesota Republican Senator Norm Coleman from rival Al Franken …
Senator Norm Coleman of Minnesota stood by his man – President Bush – as the keynote speaker at the Orthodox Union’s annual dinner in New York last night.
Having warmed up the crowd with the story of how he grew up in a “liberal Jewish Democratic family from Brooklyn and wound up as a Republican Senator from Minnesota,” Coleman went on to defend the President’s “steadfastness.”