Recount trial nears the end

A ballot in Rochester challenged by both campaigns
A ballot in Rochester, Minn., with markings next to both candidates, was challenged by both the Coleman and Franken campaigns on the first day of the recount for Minnesota's U.S. Senate election.
MPR Photo/Sea Stachura

On Tuesday, the three-judge panel hearing Republican Norm Coleman's Senate lawsuit will count the absentee ballots that it ruled were wrongly rejected. The judges' actions may determine the winner of the Senate race between Coleman and DFLer Al Franken.