Recount required; Franken claims voter 'irregularities'
ST. PAUL - Al Franken says a few hundred votes will separate him and incumbent U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman once all returns from Tuesday's vote are tallied, probably today, but what he called "irregularities" may be enough to erase that margin in a recount.
"This race is too close to call," Franken said at 6:30 a.m., when votes from 10 precincts remained uncounted.
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