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What's Keeping Norm Coleman So Busy?

Norm Coleman has been quite busy lately.

On top of serving as an adviser to Mitt Romney, the former Republican senator from Minnesota chairs the American Action Network and affiliated super PAC Congressional Leadership Fund.

He also recently began lobbying on behalf of Medica Health Plans, which operates in Minnesota among other Midwestern states, at Hogan Lovells, he told the Alley.

"I know the company well and loved to be of help. They're good people," Coleman said.

Legistorm first reported the news that Coleman had taken on the lobbying client.

Coleman, who served in the Senate from 2003 to 2009, admitted his plate is full, but said he has a strategy for managing his time.

"It's a rather busy time. The law firm, it's my bread and butter, where I spend 100 percent of my time. ...The good news is that I learned at an early age to multitask," he said.

American Action Network and Congressional Leadership Fund released the first television ads of a $13 million-plus October ad campaign, Hotline On Call reported on Monday.

American Action Network has spent nearly $4 million in independent expenditures so far this cycle, according to data from the Center for Responsive Politics. About three-quarters of that money has been spent against Democratic candidates, with the remaining quarter spent against Republicans, according to the center.


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