Finally, I understand that the Franken campaign has attempted to back off its position last week that they were preparing to bring this election all the way to the floor of the Senate if the recount does not turn out their way, Knaak said. Yet, today, Marc is in D.C. at the DSCC, within whispering distance of the chair of the Senate Rules Committee, so you can obviously draw your own conclusions. We have.
Elias denied that accusation, saying he was back in the capital to see his family after spending Thanksgiving in Minnesota. He said he had not spoken to anyone in the Senate, including the Rules Committee, aside from providing daily updates to the DSCC.
Former Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., candidate for U.S. Senate in New Hampshire, holds his hand over his heart during the singing of the national anthem as he waits to take the stage for his town hall campaign rally with Sen. John McCain at the Pinkerton Academy in Derry, N.H., on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.