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Franken request rejected; trial judges named

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ST. PAUL - Norm Coleman went to the state's high court and Al Franken may do the same.

Franken's campaign hinted Monday it could go to the Minnesota Supreme Court to obtain an election certificate after a bipartisan pair of state officials refused to issue a signed certificate.


A signed election certificate could allow Franken to be seated in the Senate, even as a lawsuit over the election result is just getting started.

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