Ten years ago, Al Franken wrote a satirical book detailing his fictitious race for the White House. In "'Why Not Me?" Franken trounces former House Speaker Newt Gingrich to win the election, but after countless scandals, a mental breakdown and a cloning incident, President Franken is forced to resign.
One of the last remaining steps in Minnesota's U.S. Senate race recount was temporarily halted Saturday morning when attorneys with Republican incumbent Norm Coleman's campaign attempted to stop the counting of about 950 improperly rejected absentee ballots.
Sen. John Cornyn weighed in on Minnesota's close and still unresolved U.S. Senate race, saying Friday that no one should be seated until a winner is made official by both Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie and Gov. Tim Pawlenty.
Democrat Al Franken has pulled ahead of incumbent Republican Sen. Norm Coleman in Minnesota's still unresolved U.S. Senate race, according to a running tally on the Minneapolis Star Tribune's Web site.
Minnesota's Canvassing Board voted unanimously Wednesday to reject a request from Democrat Al Franken to count thousands of rejected absentee ballots in the recount of votes in his Senate race against Republican Sen. Norm Coleman.
Two flight instructors who alerted the FBI about Zacarias Moussaoui are asking why they weren't recognized along with a fellow instructor, who collected a $5 million reward from the government this week.
The Senate turned its attention to plans to loosen President Bush's 2001 limits on embryonic stem-cell research Tuesday, but sponsors conceded their chances of overriding a threatened veto are uncertain.
The embattled former director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency portrayed himself during testimony Friday as a scapegoat who had fought for emergency aid to New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina.
A Senate report presented evidence Monday that it says links illegal oil money from deposed Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein's regime to the political campaign of a British lawmaker and to the accounts of his Jordanian wife.
The author of an e-mail that renewed scrutiny on Kofi Annan's role in Iraq's oil-for-food program denied Wednesday that he ever lobbied the U.N. secretary-general to award a lucrative inspection contract.
Two government programs designed to prevent terrorists from smuggling weapons of mass destruction into the United States are under-performing, leaving the nation's ports vulnerable, congressional investigators said Wednesday.
British Member of Parliament George Galloway returned to the UK Wednesday confident he won a fiery showdown with U.S. senators who have accused him of profiting from the U.N.'s defunct oil-for-food program in Iraq.
British Member of Parliament George Galloway angrily denied Tuesday that he profited from Saddam Hussein's regime and criticized a Senate panel probing alleged corruption in the U.N. oil-for-food program in Iraq.
In testimony before a Senate panel Tuesday, a former State Department official described President Bush's choice for U.S. ambassador to the United Nations as an "800-pound gorilla" who bullied underlings and tried to get an analyst fired in a dispute over intelligence.
U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan has rejected any possibility he might step aside amid accusations of scandal, defiantly telling a reporter "hell no" when asked if it was time to resign for the good of the world body.
A student on Monday killed two of his grandparents, then went on a shooting rampage at his Minnesota high school, killing seven people and wounding as many as 13 others before killing himself, officials said.
A congressional subcommittee investigating the United Nations' defunct oil-for-food program in Iraq alleged in a public hearing Tuesday that an employee of one of the program's major contractors took a bribe that enabled former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein to smuggle half a million barrels of oil.
U.N. documents released Monday detail alleged mismanagement in Iraq's U.N.-run oil-for-food program, but a U.S. senator said they fail to answer "a fraction of the questions" about how the program was run.
The U.S. senator leading the investigation into allegations of corruption and mismanagement in the Iraq oil-for-food program is urging U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan to resign, saying the "massive scope of this debacle demands nothing less."