GOP Sen. Norm Coleman’s campaign has withdrawn another 225 challenges today bringing the campaign’s total to 1,350 withdrawn challenges. Democrat Al Franken’s campaign has withdrawn 1,058 ballots. Originally, the campaigns have challenged a total of 6,655 ballots. Both campaigns are expected to withdraw more challenges before the State Canvassing Board meets on December 16th..
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