NPR logo

Political Junkie: Senate Seat Scramble

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/99084573/99084569" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Political Junkie: Senate Seat Scramble

Politics

Political Junkie: Senate Seat Scramble

Political Junkie: Senate Seat Scramble

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/99084573/99084569" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Al Franken has claimed victory in the Senate race in Minnesota, but opponent Norm Coleman is challenging the result. Roland Burris went to Washington to be seated in the Senate, and was turned away. Also, Gov. Bill Richardson (D-NM) declines appointment to Obama's cabinet.

Guests:

Ken Rudin, NPR's political editor, and author of the "Political Junkie" column.

Rep. Danny Davis (D-IL), represents Illinois' 7th district

We no longer support commenting on NPR.org stories, but you can find us every day on Facebook, Twitter, email, and many other platforms. Learn more or contact us.