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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

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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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Target Revises Political Giving Policy After Flap

Target Corp. has revised its policy concerning political giving a few months after a controversy over its $150,000 donation to a business group that was backing a conservative Republican candidate for Minnesota governor.

02/17/2011

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Dems Big Spenders In Minn. Gov’s Race

Wealthy candidates and a competitive primary made Democrats the big spenders in a Minnesota governor’s race that the party won for the first time in two decades.

02/02/2011

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Dayton Ally Spent Almost $6M On Minn. Gov’s Race

A Democratic-backed independent group spent $5.7 million on the race for Minnesota governor last year, mainly on TV ads attacking Republican Tom Emmer.

02/01/2011

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Dayton Gets Election Certificate In Minn.

Gov.-elect Mark Dayton is officially certified as the winner of the Minnesota governor’s race, more than six weeks after the election.

12/16/2010

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After Concession, What’s Next For Emmer?

Standing in the bitter cold, outside his home, Republican candidate Tom Emmer conceded the race to be the next governor of Minnesota, making the way for Democrat Mark Dayton to take the state’s top spot.

12/08/2010

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Dayton Now Governor-Elect Of Minnesota

Five weeks after voters headed to the polls, Minnesota finally has a new governor.

12/08/2010

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Source: Tom Emmer To Concede Wednesday

A source close to Republican Tom Emmer says he will end his campaign for Governor Wednesday.

12/07/2010

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Canvassing Board Could Certify Results Before Dec. 14

A spokesperson for the Minnesota Secretary of State’s Office says the canvassing board could certify a winner before the Dec. 14 deadline if the work is completed before then.

12/07/2010

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Supreme Court Ruling Another Setback For Emmer

Minnesota’s top court has dealt Republican Tom Emmer another setback, one that could make it harder to sue over the unfinished governor’s race.

12/07/2010

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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

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Emmer Zooms In On Voter Database In Gov Race

Republican Tom Emmer’s dwindling hopes of a comeback win in Minnesota governor’s race depend partly on detecting flaws in the election by analyzing a statewide voter database.

12/06/2010

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Emmer Withdraws Nearly 2,600 Frivolous Challenges

Republican Tom Emmer’s attorneys withdrew nearly 2,600 frivolous challenges from Hennepin County Saturday, as the recount process continues.

12/04/2010

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Minn. GOP Targets Its Own For Backing IP’s Horner

The Minnesota GOP is punishing two former governors and a former U.S. senator for backing the Independence Party candidate in the governor’s race, according to Minnesota Public Radio.

12/04/2010

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Meeting On Frivolous Ballot Challenges Gets Heated

Thousands of ballots will get a closer look from the lawyers in the Minnesota gubernatorial recount, but it’s becoming clearer that Republican Tom Emmer won’t overcome a lead by Democrat Mark Dayton.

12/03/2010

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Emmer, Minn. GOP Weigh Risks Of Election Lawsuit

As a recount in the Minnesota governor’s race nears completion with no evidence that it will change the outcome, the Republican candidate and his party face a critical decision: whether to contest the result in court or step aside and let Democrat Mark Dayton take office.

12/03/2010

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