Different outcomes, different views
Published 07/04/2009, State Capitol Bureau
The day after the state Supreme Court ruled in Franken’s favor, making him Minnesota’s newest senator, Brian Melendez, the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party chairman, proclaimed: “Our election system in Minnesota works.” His comments, delivered to a Franken rally, brought loud and long cheers. That was in stark contrast to his GOP counterpart.Word count: 1321
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