by Teh Nutroots | The Minnesota Supreme Court has ordered that Franken be certified as having won the seemingly endless election dispute with Norm Coleman. (WaPo)
"We affirm the decision of the trial court that Al Franken received the highest number of votes legally cast and is entitled under (Minnesota law) to receive the certificate of election as United States Senator from the State of Minnesota," the court wrote in its 5-0 ruling.
With Franken and the usual backing of two independents, Democrats will have a big enough majority to overcome Republican filibusters.(WaPo)
The ruling was unanimous.(Minn. Star Tribune) So it's over, right, and the baddies have to accept that they lost? Right? Not necessarily: