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December 22, 2008

Weekend roundup: A Franken comeback?

Al Franken is leading Norm Coleman by 35-50 votes, and his campaign attorney is already calling him “Senator-elect Franken.”

Sarah Palin would crush Lisa Murkowski if she challenged the sitting GOP senator in a primary, according to a new poll. Will she run?

Attorney General Jack Conway (D) ponders running against Sen. Jim Bunning (R-Ky.)

The Denver Post endorses the city’s mayor, John Hickenlooper, to fill Ken Salazar’s Senate seat. Meanwhile, former Denver Mayor Federico Pena takes his name out of the running for the vacancy.

California State Senator Gloria Romero (D) is the early frontrunner to succeed Hilda Solis in a special election next year.

And Texas Democrats lack candidates to take on either Gov. Rick Perry (R-Tex.) or Kay Bailey Hutchison for governor in 2010.