Minnesota Supreme Court deals Coleman another setback on absentees
ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Supreme Court dismissed Norm Coleman's request to have more absentee ballots considered in the U.S. Senate recount he is trailing to Democrat Al Franken.
The court order, released this morning, paves the way for the state Canvassing Board to meet this afternoon to certify results of the recount.
Franken leads Coleman by 225 votes with all ballots counted.
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