POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Different outcomes, different views
In politics, it is all about winning.
Take, for instance, Al Franken's razor-thin victory over Norm Coleman in the Minnesota U.S. Senate race.
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."
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