Election Coverage from MPR

The recount trial picked has speed today after the three-judge panel hearing the case limited the types of rejected absentee ballots that might be counted. (02/17/2009)
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Judges in Minnesota's U.S. Senate trial say Republican Norm Coleman has not yet shown a widespread problem with rejected absentee ballots. (02/13/2009)
The three-judge panel listens to the attorneys
Lawyers for Democrat Al Franken and Republican Norm Coleman took widely opposing views on which standard the three-judge panel hearing the Senate election case should use to count absentee ballots. The court held a special hearing Thursday on streamlining the number of ballots under consideration. (02/12/2009)
Secretary of State Mark Ritchie is proposing a long list of election reforms, in the wake of the U.S. Senate race that is still not resolved. He joins Midday to explain why changes are necessary. (Midday, 02/12/2009)
The three-judge panel announced it will change the court schedule for the next three days in hopes of streamlining the election contest trial between Norm Coleman and Democrat Al Franken. (02/12/2009)
The three-judge panel hearing Republican Norm Coleman's election contest holds a hearing Thursday on a move that could shorten the trial. (02/11/2009)

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