More than six weeks after the Nov. 4 election, Democratic challenger Al Franken threatened to take his first lead Thursday over incumbent GOP Sen. Norm Coleman in the recount of votes in the hotly contested Minnesota Senate race.
The State Canvassing Board ended its day Thursday with Franken having moved within just five votes of Coleman.
Thursday, December 18, 2008 5:02 PM
By: David A. Patten