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Franken vs. Coleman: Cherry-picking absentee votes

The battle between Al Franken and Norm Coleman during the Senate recount is really heating up. Are we at the breaking point yet? 


The candidates sorted through the absentee ballots deemed wrongly rejected by local election officials to determine which should be counted in the final tally. The candidates did this based on a Minnesota Supreme Court decision, which gives the campaigns veto power on the ballots. 

Coleman's campaign has decided to veto many of the absentee ballots, which means he looks like a flat-out cherry picker. His choices to reject more ballots in the blue districts could be a coincidence, but Minnesotans aren't giving the candidates much slack anymore. 


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