One by one, Democrat Al Franken's
attorneys are casting doubt over the viability of uncounted
absentee ballots that Republican Norm Coleman wants included in the
Minnesota Senate race tally.
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.
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.