The campaigns have been making noises about some sort of détente on the matter of challenged ballots but ... well, there's no sign of it yet. On the contrary, the rate of ballot challenges nearly doubled today from their previous, already-high levels.
The Coleman campaign challenged 38.7 ballots for every 10,000 counted today, the Franken campaign 33.8 per 10,000. On the first day of the recount, those rates were 2.5/10,000 and 2.3/10,000 respectively.
Coleman's lead according to the Secretary of State's accounting is 292 ballots, an increase of 54 votes from his 238-vote margin yesterday. However, Coleman has challenged 78 more ballots than Franken within the past 24 hours. This may actually have been a fairly good day for Franken, for all we know, although we really don't know very much.