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Republican Norm Coleman has a fractional lead against Democrat and comedian Al Franken in the closest U.S. Senate race.
With 4,129 of 4,130 precincts reporting, Coleman led Franken by 762 votes out of nearly 2.9 million cast. Coleman had 1,210,790 votes, or 42.03 percent, to Franken's 1,210,028 votes, or 42 percent.
Coleman has declared victory while Franken says he'll wait for results of a recount.
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