Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Breaking: Franken - Coleman STILL Tight

THE With Thanksgiving just hours away, one of the Minnesota US Senate races is still undecided. The recount has hit all kinds of speed bumps. Just hours ago, it was being reported that Al Franken (Democrat) would appeal a court decision that would not count approximately 12,000 absentee ballots, but a later report from The Hill says that he will not appeal the decision after all. Franken is hoping to unseat incumbent Norm Coleman (Republican). According to the Washington Independent, "With more than 80 percent of the 2.92-million ballots recounted, the incumbent clings to a roughly 200-vote lead — almost the exact margin he maintained when the process got underway on November 19. The outcome of this tight race will likely hinge on a few thorny issues still in play." See the full article...