Senate recount court battle kicks off today

by Mike Rose

The court battle between Al Franken and Norm Coleman over Minnesota’s vacant Senate seat is starting today, as Franken asks the three-judge panel to dismiss the case, The Star Tribune reports.

If the case is not dismissed, and the case is not resolved by a pre-trial summary judgment, the trial will start Monday, Jan. 26, The Pioneer Press reports. For a list off all the court documents filed so far in the case, visit the Minnesota Judicial Branch website here.