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U.S. Senate election trial Judge Elizabeth Hayden listens to testimony during the Monday proceeding in St. Paul. Pool photo by Jim Mone, Associated Press.

Franken opens case looking to protect victory

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By Scott Wente

St. Paul Capitol Bureau

ST. PAUL - Now it is Al Franken's turn.

Franken's campaign started its case in Norm Coleman's U.S. Senate election lawsuit Tuesday. The Democrat hopes to build on his slim, 225-vote victory and become Minnesota's next senator.


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