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Parade Of Partners Starts In Minn. Governor’s Race

Republican Dave Thompson’s selection of a running mate starts a parade of political pairings in Minnesota’s race for governor. Thompson on Thursday announced that Michelle Benson, a fellow state senator, joined his ticket.

01/30/2014

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Thompson Says He Took In $120K For Minn. Gov Race

State Sen. Dave Thompson reports having raised $120,000 last year toward his 2014 run for Minnesota governor. The Republican offered his tally Monday on his campaign website but didn’t say how much he has remaining after covering expenses.

01/06/2014

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Republican Marty Seifert Taking 2nd Shot At Gov. Race

Former state House Minority Leader Marty Seifert is putting another campaign for Minnesota governor in motion. The 41-year-old was declaring his campaign Thursday during a three-stop tour.

11/21/2013

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4 Major GOP Candidates Already In Minn. Gov Race

Republican State Sen. Dave Thompson filed the legal papers necessary to run for Minnesota Governor Monday, making him the fourth major GOP candidate to join the race against Gov. Mark Dayton.

06/24/2013

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DFL Chairman Rips Zellers’ Candidacy For Governor

DFL Chairman Ken Martin predicts voters won’t respond favorably to news that Former Republican House Speaker Kurt Zellers plans to run for governor next year.

06/23/2013

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GOP Entrant In Minn. Gov Race Is Political Vet

A Republican rooted in Minnesota politics for a dozen years is the latest to announce a 2014 challenge to Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton.

05/05/2013

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Lawsuit Targeting Emmer Amid Minn. Gov Race Tossed

A lawsuit accusing Republican Tom Emmer of legal malpractice has been tossed out about a year after it became a distraction late in his Minnesota gubernatorial campaign.

09/22/2011

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Survey: Minnesotans Think Emmer Should Concede

More than two-thirds of 949 Minnesotans surveyed over the weekend believe Republican Tom Emmer should concede the governor’s race.

12/07/2010