Comedian-turned-politician Al Franken has a slim lead in the never-ending recount of the U.S. Senate race in Minnesota. As of Monday, Franken was ahead of Republican incumbent Norm Coleman by 48 votes out of about 2.9 million votes cast. But the Coleman campaign claims that election officials double-counted more than 100 ballots, and about 1,600 absentee ballots that were mistakenly rejected must still be counted.
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