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Republican Norm Coleman, center, meets with his attorneys during a break Wednesday in Minnesota's U.S. Senate election trial. Pool photo by Chris Polydoroff, Pioneer Press

Weeks of Senate trial remain

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ST. PAUL - Norm Coleman's campaign said it is close to wrapping up its case in the U.S. Senate election trial.

That means this trial, nearing the end of its fifth week, is almost over, right?


Not quite.

Coleman's campaign has spent 23 days trying to convince a three-judge panel that the Senate recount results giving Democrat Al Franken a 225-vote victory were flawed and ballots remain to be counted.

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