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Recount Day 2: Coleman and Franken campaign exchange charges


ST. PAUL - Two issues - frivolous challenges and seeing both sides of ballots - are ones that officials of Republican Coleman and Democrat Al Franken campaigns discussed today, the second day of a statewide recount of 2.9 million ballots.

The two campaigns exchanged charges that the other side might be engaging in some frivolous challenges. Each campaign has the authority to reject any ballot in the recount, sending it to a state board to decide who, if anyone, gets the vote.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.