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Franken Race Too Close to Call

Recount looms as Minnesota Senate contest goes down to the wire

(Newser) - Minnesotans may have to wait days to learn the winner of their state's close-fought Senate race, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports. Republican incumbent Norm Coleman and Democratic challenger Al Franken are locked in a dead heat, and the winning margin will almost certainly be slender enough to trigger an automatic... More »

Ugly Debate Wraps Up Minn. Senate Race

Coleman, Franken trade insults in front of catcalling audience

(Newser) - Minnesota's Senate race is going down to the wire, and a debate last night in St. Paul between Norm Coleman and Al Franken descended into angry, personal attacks. As the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports, Franken laid into the GOP incumbent for taking money from a "political sugar daddy," ... More »

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