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  Norm Coleman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Coleman was born to a Jewish family in Brooklyn, New York, Coleman received his Bachelor of Arts from Hofstra University and law degree with high honors from the University of Iowa.
Coleman cited his views on abortion and homosexuality as factors in the switch.
Coleman opposes the legal recognition of same-sex marriages or civil unions by either the federal or state governments.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Norm_Coleman   (2168 words)

 Norm Coleman
Norm Coleman won Minnesota because he was well-financed and well-packaged.
Norm is a slick retail campaigner, the grabbiest and touchingest and feelingest politician in Minnesota history, a hugger and baby-kisser, and he's a genuine boomer candidate who reinvents himself at will.
They have to answer for Norm Coleman's campaign, which exploited 9/11 in a way that was truly evil.
www.guerillastickers.com /norm_coleman.htm   (1506 words)

 Friends - Coleman Supports Logging in BWCAW
Norm Coleman's flip-flop on his position of allowing motors in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area raises the question of whether he has the qualifications to be a U.S. senator.
Norm Coleman, wearing a camouflage hunting jacket, said banning guns is wrong, and he accused Wellstone of not doing enough to support the constitutional right to bear arms.
Coleman seems not to understand the geography of the area (just where would he build roads in the Boundary Waters, on boardwalks across lakes?), timber industry needs (3-year-old blowdown timber has no usefulness as wood products) or the fact that the BWCAW is a federally designated wilderness.
www.friends-bwca.org /media/colemanongoing.html   (3403 words)

 Norm Coleman
Senator Norm Coleman was elected to the United States Senate in November, 2002.
Coleman serves on four committees including the Committee on Foreign Relations, the Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee, and the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
Coleman served as Chair of the George W. Bush campaign in Minnesota.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/biography/coleman.html   (686 words)

 Norm Coleman: biography and encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Coleman's Northstar Leadership PAC made over $200,000 worth of contributions to other Republican senators that were up for reelection during his failed campaign for the RNSC chair.
Senator Coleman is a known critic of the United Nations in general.
Laurie coleman is the wife of current minnesota us senator norm coleman....
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/n/no/norm_coleman.htm   (1539 words)

 Deep Blade Journal
Republican US Senator Norm Coleman from Minnesota is a useful idiot in the Bush Administration's war of contempt against the United Nations and international law.
Coleman basically blames the UN for forcing the US to invade and putting its troops at risk over the corrupt objections of countries in the pocket of Saddam.
Coleman became the beneficiary of the untimely death, as Wellstone was set to win that election by at least a five-point margin.
deepblade.net /journal/2004/12/norm-coleman-attacks-kofi-annan.html   (2099 words)

 Distinguished Alumni Winner: Norm B. Coleman
In 1994, Coleman shifted his leadership focus to become Saint Paul’s mayor, a position that allowed him to play a visionary role in transforming the city.
These accomplishments did not go unnoticed: Coleman received the United States Conference of Mayors’ Award of Excellence in Public/Private Partnership in 2001 and also was the recipient of a public-service award from the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.
Coleman’s terms as mayor reinforced his interest in government, and in 1998, he was the Republican nominee for governor, narrowly losing to Jesse Ventura.
www.iowalum.com /daa/coleman.html   (504 words)

 Interview with St. Paul Mayor Norm Coleman
Coleman says he thoroughly enjoys public service, though he admits it can be hard on families.
Coleman's emphasis on family extends well beyond his own wife and children to his very philosophy of government and public service.
Coleman believes the important issues are pretty much the same for families in greater Minnesota as for families in St. Paul.
www.mfc.org /pfn/97-5/coleman1.html   (1378 words)

 Power Line: Coleman on the Case
Over the past few days, we have written about the investigation Norm Coleman's Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations is carrying out into the United Nations' "oil for food" scandal; see "Coleman Is On the Case" and "New Disclosures on U.N. Fraud Due Monday." This morning, Robert Novak weighs in.
Coleman's comments are not the mere musings of an insignificant rookie senator, but the considered judgment of a committee chairman whose careful investigation reached the hearing stage today.
Coleman said this week's hearings will show that ''the scope of the ripoff'' at the U.N. is substantially more than the widely reported $10 billion to $11 billion in graft.
powerlineblog.com /archives/008621.php   (828 words)

 Sen. Norm Coleman applauds small business at MetroNorth annual meeting
Coleman addressed the MetroNorth members at Majestic Oaks after flying back to Minnesota that day from Washington D.C. The Senate had voted on and approved the 2006 budget just a day earlier.
Among recent accomplishments he listed regarding the economy, Coleman noted an increase in third quarter productivity, the creation of millions of new jobs over the last two and a half years and a decrease in the nation’s unemployment rate.
Coleman applauded high school students who were at the meeting.
www.abcnewspapers.com /2005/December/29colemanspeaks.html   (525 words)

 MPR: Campaign 2002: Norm Coleman
Norm Coleman is credited with helping to revitalize the city of St. Paul.
Coleman focused on the riverfront as the key to turning the city around.
Coleman had planned to run for governor again, but was persuaded by President Bush to take on Wellstone in 2002.
news.minnesota.publicradio.org /collections/campaign2002/senate/coleman.shtml   (898 words)

 Oil-For-Food Scandal Shakes United Nations -- December 3, 2004
NORM COLEMAN: It's in his interests and it's in the interest of the U.N. to step down, and I say this without pointing the finger of accusation against the secretary-general.
Coleman also is troubled by the relationship Kofi Annan's son, Kojo, had with a Swiss company also under investigation for abuses in the Oil-for-Food Program.
NORM COLEMAN: Because the investigations will help us understand the extent of the fraud and the abuse, whether folks like Benon Sevan were involved, whether folks who were connected to high government officials in Russia and France and Germany and China were involved in this.
www.pbs.org /newshour/bb/middle_east/july-dec04/oil-for-food_12-3.html   (2923 words)


Bill would ban Norm Coleman's travels

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Coleman stressed that the vast majority of the trips are taken on weekends and congressional recesses, and don't take away from his time spent on official business.
Coleman said he was signing on to the Lobbying Transparency and Accountability Act, sponsored by Sens.
Coleman's trips last year included the use of Carlson Companies' corporate jet to attend a White House bill signing ceremony during a congressional recess.
www.kstp.com /article/stories/S13571.html?cat=1   (801 words)

 Where DOES he stand   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Coleman said in June 2002 that allowing drug re-importation "would be a mistake" in June 2002.
At a 2002 Anoka County Game Fair forum, Norm Coleman tried to backpedal on his position of opening up part of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area to motorized boating, saying that "one news source" got it wrong when it was reported that Coleman supported more motorized use in the BWCA.
Coleman also said that "every other news source got it right." In fact, a check of the record shows that the Minneapolis Star Tribune, WCCO-TV, Associated Press, Duluth News-Tribune and the Saint Paul Pioneer Press reported that Coleman came out in favor of opening up the BWCA to motorized use.
www.chisago-dfl.com /flipflop.htm   (1675 words)

 The Norm Coleman Watch Blog
Coleman said he is the author of an amendment passed in the senate to increase the Pell Grant maximum from $4,050 to $4,500.
Norm Coleman, who was the last time I checked Jewish is apparently down for some good-old Misogynistic Evangelical-Christian Bible-thumpin.
Coleman invited Giuliani and Kerik, experts in security and international terrorism, to join his fact-finding investigation to assess the volume of pharmaceutical products entering the U.S., identify counterfeit drugs and dangerous controlled substances delivered through mail-order operations, as well as identify the countries where these drugs originated.
www.colemanwatch.com   (899 words)

 Who is Norm Coleman?|21May05|Socialist Worker   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
That was the welcome Bush received in 2002 from Republican senator Norm Coleman of Minnesota.
Coleman was a student radical in the 1960s, organising marches at Hofstra University against the Vietnam War.
Coleman demanded that the US launch a strike against Iraq even before Bush had publicly supported such a move.
www.socialistworker.co.uk /article.php4?article_id=6514   (253 words)

 Norm Coleman: Minister of Agitprop
When Coleman's constituents called his office last Wednesday to complain about Rove's role in identifying CIA agent Valerie Plame to reporters, they were "met with a prepared text chalking up any of Rove's problems to simply a partisan attack by Democrats," wrote a Minneapolis Star Tribune reader.
Coleman is still a puppy in the Senate but while he's nipping at the heels of his adversaries and brown-nosing the higher-ups, he's developing into a full grown attack dog.
Coleman deserves to be discredited and brought to public shame.
www.thenation.com /blogs/outrage?bid=13&pid=7344   (1485 words)

 The Norm Coleman Watch Blog: November 2003 Archives
They must have known, just as well as he did, and just as well as Bush did, that Norm Coleman had no intention of keeping that promise and this is all coming to light now, where Norm is now in favor of ANWR drilling.
Norm is a slick guy, he knows how to say something without actually saying it, so you can never catch him going back on a promise, this man does not hold a single conviction, he'll never be pinned to anything.
Coleman is the master of misleading Minnesotans, and this is another example.
www.colemanwatch.com /archives/2003_11.html   (1316 words)

 Norm Coleman News
Coleman Angered Over Homeland Security Cuts Published Date: 05-31-2006 10:58 PM CT Senator Norm Coleman says Minnesota is getting shorted ion the latest homeland security budget.
Washington, D.C. - Senator Norm Coleman, along with Assistant Secretary of Energy Jeffrey Jarrett, today participated in a ceremony awarding Excelsior Energy $36 million from the U.S. Department of Energy to be...
Washington, D.C. Minnesota Senator Norm Coleman today praised the latest jobs report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, attributing pro-growth economic policies as the source of Minnesota's continued...
rss.topix.net /us-senate/norm-coleman   (820 words)

 DFLSenate » Norm Coleman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
What Frederickson failed to note is that Republican Senator Norm Coleman agrees with Amy Klobuchar on this issue, and Republican Representative Jim Ramstad also sided with Klobuchar when he voted against the defense bill Frederickson refers to.
Among those savaged by Kennedy were Minnesota Republicans Jim Ramstad and Norm Coleman, who both voted against or pledged to vote against drilling even if it was included in a budget bill.
Norm Coleman, who is no longer a mayor, wants to be Minnesota's Mayor in Washington.
www.dflsenate.com /?cat=7   (1793 words)

 BBC NEWS | World | Middle East | US senator calls on Annan to quit
Norm Coleman alleges ex-Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein was allowed to profit from the UN-backed scheme and that Mr Annan is ultimately responsible.
Mr Coleman, who is chairman of the Senate investigations sub-committee and a member of the Senate foreign relations committee, claims Saddam Hussein personally made more than $20bn in illegal profit from the scheme.
He added Mr Annan was "at the helm of the UN for all but a few days of the OFF (oil-for-food) programme, and therefore, must be held accountable for the UN's utter failure to detect or stop Saddam's abuses".
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/middle_east/4060249.stm   (375 words)

 wcco.com - Coleman Staff Makes Changes To Wikipedia Bio
Norm Coleman's staff made revisions to his biography in an online encyclopedia, putting a different spin on his record.
He said the editing was done to correct inaccuracies and delete information that was not reflective of Coleman, a Minnesota Republican.
"What's to stop someone from writing in that Norm Coleman was 7-feet-10-inches, with green hair and one eye smack dab in the middle of his head?" he said.
wcco.com /topstories/local_story_030225400.html   (486 words)

 BushBoy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
He was aware of my assignment to write a series of stories on his first year in the Senate, kicking off with an interview as he moved into his condo.
Two weeks after a national outcry surrounding the segregationist comments of Senator Trent Lott, Coleman agreed with conservatives and liberals calling for Lott's resignation from a Senate leadership role.
Following the conference Norm pledged to try to form his opinions more quickly in order to secure positive media coverage more quickly.
www.bushboy.com   (585 words)

 lies.com » Norm Coleman: Candidate of Destiny
Coleman and Pawlenty are two sad cases of the Gop rights movement to destabalize America’s work force to make it easier to control under the arm of a dictatorship.
Just read the letter Coleman wrote to a Minnesota BuzzFlash reader in which the man with the unusual personal life, as Garrison Keillor has noted of Coleman, explains why he is supporting Miguel “Federalist Society” Estrada for the most important federal appellate court in America.
Coleman indulges in the usual Orrin Hatch mantra to justify his neo-Confederacy stance: “In carrying out the Senate’s role, I have always believed our Founding Fathers intended to interpret the Constitution rather than to make laws from the bench.
www.lies.com /wp/2002/10/26/norm-coleman-candidate-of-destiny   (790 words)

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