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Politics 2014: Supreme Court DOMA ruling affects campaigns

Politics 2014: Supreme Court DOMA ruling affects campaigns

Now that the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act, campaign finance guidelines for gay candidates and their spouses could vary from state to state.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International
Coleman files intent to appeal

Coleman files intent to appeal

ST. PAUL, Minn., April 20 (UPI) -- Norm Coleman filed official notice Monday he intends to appeal his apparent U.S. Senate race loss to Al Franken to the Minnesota Supreme Court.
Franken lead expands, Coleman vows appeal

Franken lead expands, Coleman vows appeal

ST. PAUL, Minn., April 7 (UPI) -- Al Franken extended his lead over Norm Coleman in Minnesota's U.S. Senate election Tuesday after about 350 once rejected absentee ballots were counted.

Franken ready to rest case

ST. PAUL, Minn., March 10 (UPI) -- Attorneys for Democrat Al Franken say they will rest their case provisionally Wednesday in his U.S. Senate recount contest with Republican Norm Coleman.

Franken asks court to be temporary senator

ST. PAUL, Minn., Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Al Franken, locked in a marathon recount with Norm Coleman, asked the Minnesota Supreme Court Thursday to direct that he be named a provisional U.S. senator.

Franken camp projects narrow win

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Al Franken's campaign said Saturday it believes the Democrat will unseat U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman, R-Minn., by 35 to 50 votes when the recount is completed.
Franken: Ballots missing in Minneapolis

Franken: Ballots missing in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Democratic nominee Al Franken Thursday called for an "intensive search" for missing ballots, as the recount in the Minnesota Senate race neared its end.
Minnesota's U.S. Senate recount continues

Minnesota's U.S. Senate recount continues

ST. PAUL, Minn., Dec. 2 (UPI) -- The recount in Minnesota's U.S. Senate race took a twist Tuesday when 171 ballots were found in a voting machine, narrowing Norm Coleman's lead over Al Franken.
Franken says Minn. Senate race narrowing

Franken says Minn. Senate race narrowing

ST. PAUL, Minn., Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Democratic challenger Al Franken's camp Friday said a recount has shrunk his deficit in Minnesota's U.S. Senate race to double digits from 206 votes earlier.

Colbert could run afoul of FEC

NEW YORK, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Election law experts say Stephen Colbert, star of Comedy Central's "The Colbert Report," could run afoul of U.S. law with his satirical presidential run.
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Marc Elias is the lead attorney for the 2008 Al Franken for Senate campaign in Minnesota. Elias is a partner at the law firm Perkins Coie whose clients include the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee and numerous U.S. Senators, Representatives, and Governors and their campaigns.

In 2004, Elias was General Counsel for the Kerry-Edwards presidential campaign. He was also General Counsel for Chris Dodd's short-lived 2008 presidential campaign.

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