Harry Reid: Franken will be certified winner in recount
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released a statement late yesterday regarding the Senate recount in Minnesota. Al Franken is currently leading Norm Coleman by 46 votes, according to an unofficial count by the Star Tribune.
From Jim Manley, Reid's spokesman (via
"At this stage, it appears that Franken will be certified the winner by the State Canvassing Board. We're keeping abreast of the situation and will make a decision with regard to Senate action at the appropriate point in the process."