"Norman Bertram "Norm" Coleman, Jr.," is an United States/American lobbyist, lawyer and politician. He served as a United States Senate/U.S. Senator from Minnesota from 2003 until 2009. Coleman was elected in 2002 and served in the 108th United States Congress/108th, 109th United States Congress/109th, and 110th United States Congress/110th Congresses. Before becoming a Senator, he was Mayor of Saint Paul, Minnesota (1994-2002). Previously a member of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party/Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party (DFL), Coleman became a Republican Party of Minnesota/Republican in 1996.
Coleman's 2008 U.S. Senate re-election bid, in which he was challenged by Democrat Al Franken and former Senator Dean Barkley, was long unresolved. His term ended on January 3, 2009; and, after a six-month legal battle in which he lost each decision in the process, the Minnesota Supreme Court unanimously declared Franken the election winner by 312 votes (out of over 3 million cast) on June 30, 2009, prompting Coleman to concede.
In April 2011, Coleman joined Hogan Lovells, an international legal practice, as Senior Government Advisor in their Washington, D.C., office.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous politicians! More Norm Coleman on Wikipedia.