Norm Coleman
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Norm Coleman

Republican

American politician

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Norm Coleman

American politician
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72
Years of Age
14
Years of Experience
MNResidence (state)

Norman Bertram Coleman Jr. (born August 17, 1949) is an American lobbyist, attorney, and politician. From 2003 to 2009, he served as a U.S. Senator for Minnesota. From 1994 to 2002, he was mayor of Saint Paul, Minnesota. First elected as a member of the Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party (DFL), Coleman became a Republican in 1996. He lost his 2008 Senate reelection bid to Al Franken by 312 votes out of over three million cast. As of 2021, he is the most recent Republican to have represented Minnesota in the U.S. Senate.

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Experience

Education

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Hofstra University
Bachelor of Arts
Brooklyn Law School
University of Iowa
James Madison High School
University of Iowa College of Law
Juris Doctor
1976

Past Positions

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Senator
United States Senate
2002 - 2008
Mayor
Saint Paul
1993 - 2001
Changed from Democratic Party to Republican Party
1996
Chief Prosecutor
Attorney's General Office, State of Minnesota

Other Experience

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Co-Chair
Senate Biofuels Caucus