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Welcome to WCCO.com’s 2018 political guide!

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We reached out to all Minnesota candidates running for U.S Senate, Governor, U.S Congress, Attorney General, Secretary of State and State Auditor this fall. Candidates were asked to provide a two-minute video discussing their platform as well as answer a set of our viewer’s questions.

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Above is the video Tim Pawlenty provided. This is not a paid advertisement nor does WCCO endorse any candidate.

Responses from Tim Pawlenty, Republican candidate for Governor:

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Candidate did not provide answers to the written questionnaire.