Recall Drags on in Minnesota Senate Race

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About three million votes were cast in last month's US Senate race in Minnesota, and the margin between the candidates is about 200, a difference of a few thousandths of one percent, making it appear impossible to determine a winner, even after a recount. Republican Senator Norm Coleman was considered vulnerable, and Democrat Al Franken gave up his job as a TV comedian to take Coleman on. What's happened might be funny if a US Senate stake wasn't at stake.  Larry Jacobs is director of the Center for the Study of Politics and Governance at the University of Minnesota.

Credits

Guest:
Larry Jacobs - Director of the Center for the Study of Politics and Governance, University of Minnesota

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Karen Radziner, Sonya Geis