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Fridays with Dayton? Radio show for new Minnesota governor up in air

January 7, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

It’s Friday, which for many of the last 12 years has meant an hour of statewide radio hosted by Minnesota’s governor. Continue Reading

Possible ’12 presidential candidate Pawlenty says he concentrates on Minnesota issues

December 21, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

DFL insinuations that he’s disinterested is ‘a bunch of crap’ Tim Pawlenty says many Minnesotans think he already mentally has moved on from being governor because Democrats cannot believe he rejects tax increases. Continue Reading

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Minnesota GOP governor candidate Tom Emmer prepares to call it quits

December 8, 2010 in INFORUM

ST. PAUL – Tom Emmer apparently is leaving the Minnesota governor’s race at his home, an appropriate ending to a campaign in which he discussed his wife and seven children more than any other topic. Continue Reading

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Emmer team targets ‘phantom votes’

November 18, 2010 in INFORUM

Dayton moves transition ahead despite uncertainty

ST. PAUL Tom Emmer’s ballot complaint got the Minnesota Supreme Court’s attention Thursday while Mark Dayton ramped up his preparations to become governor. Continue Reading

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Experts skeptical of lawsuit in Minnesota governor’s race

November 7, 2010 in INFORUM

MINNEAPOLIS With even some Minnesota Republicans doubting they can win the governor’s race by recount, the central question of the unsettled election could soon become whether the GOP can sue its way to victory. Continue Reading

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ELECTION 2010: Minnesota governor race mostly about money

October 30, 2010 in INFORUM

Solving state’s budget problem will be top priority for elected
ST. PAUL Minnesota’s three major governor candidates show a diverse portfolio to voters, who on Tuesday must decide which man would be best at solving the state’s worst-ever budget problem. Continue Reading

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Sister’s death inspired Emmer

October 24, 2010 in INFORUM

Tragedy led him to public service
BAXTER, Minn. Agonizing pain overwhelmed Tom Emmer’s 38-year-old sister as she lay in bed, but she was too weak to get up. Continue Reading

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Campaign notebook: Emmer’s RV for more than just recreation

October 24, 2010 in INFORUM

LITTLE FALLS, Minn. They call it an RV, for recreational vehicle, but in this case, it should be known as a CV, campaign vehicle. Continue Reading

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Horner says race for Minnesota governor is now a two-person race

October 20, 2010 in INFORUM

WILLMAR, Minn. Tom Horner said the race for governor is between him and DFLer Mark Dayton.
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Forum editorial: Horner right choice to lead Minnesota

October 16, 2010 in INFORUM

The last thing Minnesotans need is four more years of the partisan gridlock that has blocked sensible solutions to the state’s serious financial problems. Continue Reading