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Coleman-Franken trial: Final arguments over; timing of judges’ decision unknown

Kevin Hamilton for Al Franken and Joe Friedberg for Norm Coleman each presented an hour of closing arguments this morning.
Themes that ran throughout the seven-week-long trial re-surfaced: Hamilton said Coleman didn’t prove his case.
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Kevin Hamilton for Al Franken and Joe Friedberg for Norm Coleman each presented an hour of closing arguments this morning.

Themes that ran throughout the seven-week-long trial re-surfaced: Hamilton said Coleman didn’t prove his case.

Friedberg argued that the judges need to use common sense in determining which ballots should be counted; he urged them to re-examine their Feb. 13 ruling, which limited the number of ballots that would be considered legal.

There was no indication when the three-judge panel would issue any orders or rulings.

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