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U.S. Senate ballot recount could take weeks

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ST. PAUL - A note to Minnesotans: Get comfortable, as the U.S. Senate election trial is going to some time.

There is no trial timeline, but a brief courtroom comment Wednesday by one of three judges hearing the election lawsuit confirmed that the case is far from over.


Judge Denise Reilly of Hennepin County said the court will review and count absentee ballots that the judges decide were wrongly excluded from the Nov. 4 election and the recount.

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