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Tom Emmer In Bachmann’s Chair

Tom Emmer talks about his run for Congress and what he learned from the Governor’s race in 2010.

06/10/2013

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First DFLer Joins Rebooted Minn. 6th District Race

A Circle Pines environmental activist says she’ll seek the Democratic endorsement to run for Congress in Minnesota’s 6th District.

06/10/2013

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GOP’s Emmer Jumps Into Minn.’s 6th District Race

The Republican candidate for governor in 2010 is trying for a political comeback as he joins the race to succeed Michele Bachmann in Congress. Tom Emmer was announcing his campaign Wednesday in his hometown of Delano. Emmer says his narrow 2010 governor’s race loss to Mark Dayton will make him a stronger candidate, and that he wants to follow in Bachmann’s footsteps fighting what he called “the ever-growing size of government.”

06/05/2013

Tom Emmer at a Dec. 3, 2010 press conference. (credit: CBS)

Downey Expects Republicans To Keep Spot In 6th District

The first real high profile entrance in the Republican race to retain the vital 6th Congressional District is anticipated Wednesday as former legislator Tom Emmer is expected to throw his hat into the ring. Even if Jim Graves had stayed in the contest, Republican Party Chairman Keith Downey said he had and has every confidence that the GOP will retain the 6th district.

06/05/2013

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GOP Field Taking Shape In Open 6th District Race

One possible Republican candidate for Michele Bachmann’s congressional seat is taking herself out of the running while another gets ready to announce his plans. Bachmann’s surprise decision not to seek reelection started a scramble among possible Republican successors.

06/03/2013

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Talking Points: Will Tom Emmer Run For The 6th District?

What a difference a week in the race for Minnesota’s 6th Congressional District. A week ago Congresswoman Michele Bachmann was running campaign ads — a recent poll showed she was in a dead heat with Jim Graves the DFL challenger who almost beat her in 2012.

06/02/2013

Tom Emmer at a Dec. 3, 2010 press conference. (credit: CBS)

Effort Afoot To Spur Another Emmer Bid For Gov.

Some Republicans are pining for a repeat campaign for Minnesota governor by former state Rep. Tom Emmer.

02/04/2013

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Gov’t Watchdog Group Files Complaint Against GOP, Sutton

A government watchdog group wants criminal charges filed against the former chairman of the state Republican Party for activities related to the governor’s race recount in 2010.

07/18/2012

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Cain, Bachmann Headline Tax Rally

The rainy steps of the capitol were the backdrop for the annual Tax Cut Rally.

04/28/2012

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Emmer Claims Hamline Backed Out On Teaching Deal

Former gubernatorial candidate Tom Emmer says he was offered a job to teach at Hamline University’s business school, and claims the college later backed out of the deal.

12/14/2011

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Dayton Gives Himself ‘A’ In First Year As Governor

One year after winning a bruising election recount, and 11 months into his first term, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton said Friday he is running for re-election.

12/09/2011

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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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Fair Politics: Dayton Talks Jobs, Gets Heckled

It’s the first day of the Minnesota State Fair and it was hard not to walk a few feet without bumping into a politician.

08/25/2011

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Dayton Ran Up $750K Recount Legal Tab

Defending a narrow victory in the 2010 Minnesota governor’s race cost Democrat Mark Dayton almost $750,000 in legal fees.

08/01/2011

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Former Gov. Candidate Blasts Gov. Dayton Over Budget Plan

Former Minnesota gubernatorial candidate for the Republican Party, Tom Emmer, says the governor needs to get off the “tax the rich” bandwagon and work with the legislature.

04/12/2011

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