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Recount Hurts Approval Rating of Both Coleman and Franken

3:30 PM, Apr 27, 2009 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
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The Minneapolis Star-Tribune conducted a new poll last wek:

Franken's favorable rating of 47 percent just before the election has dropped to 43 percent in the current Minnesota Poll. Forty-eight percent said they had an unfavorable impression of Franken, while the remainder said they didn't know or refused to answer.

Coleman's favorable rating of 46 percent on the eve of the election has fallen to just 38 percent now. Fifty-five percent said they have an unfavorable impression of him.