Franken and Coleman withdraw some ballot challenges
ST. PAUL - The number of withdrawn ballot challenges in Minnesota's U.S. Senate race doubled today.
Norm Coleman's campaign said this morning it is dropping 650 of its ballot challenges, following Al Franken's decision Wednesday to drop 633 of its ballot challenges.
As of Wednesday night, the campaigns challenged a total of 6,326 ballots during the recount of 2.9 million votes, the secretary of state's office reported.
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