Norm Coleman 'wins' but recount required
Minnesotans who endured a lengthy U.S. Senate race now could be forced to wait into December, or longer, to see who actually won.
The Associated Press declared Republican U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman the winner of Tuesday's vote. However, with almost all votes counted today, Coleman and Democratic challenger Al Franken remain in a virtual tie, forcing a mandated recount of every one of the nearly 3 million ballots.
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