Senate recount: Franken takes the lead, for now
ST. PAUL -- A new leader emerged Friday in Minnesota's U.S. Senate race, but new electoral wrinkles kept the outcome unknown.
Democrat Al Franken pulled ahead of Sen. Norm Coleman for the first time after the State Canvassing Board completed a four-day review of roughly 1,500 ballots challenged by the campaigns during the statewide recount.
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