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Emmer, Minnesota Republicans Sue St. Louis and Pine Counties

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At a Mark Dayton recount team press conference at the State Capitol earlier today, attorney David Lillehaug called the GOP effort “a fishing expedition” and insinuated that the Republicans were “trying to find the ball” in their effort to erase the 8,755-vote gap separating Dayton from Emmer. Continue Reading →

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Election Officials: You Want It Fast Or You Want It Right? Public: Yes

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A panel discussion yesterday at the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey Institute led by moderator Larry Jacobs examined a likely 2010 gubernatorial recount through the prism of the 2008 recount. Continue Reading →

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Horner: Emmer Leadership Lacking On Abortion Issue (CC)

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Following Friday’s Minnesota Gubernatorial debate, Independence Party candidate Tom Horner said he was puzzled by why Republican Party candidate Tom Emmer won’t answer questions about what he would do as Governor on abortion issues. Tom Horner: “You know I don’t understand why Representative Emmer won’t answer some of these questions. I mean I think it is fairly well known where his position is on abortion. And I respect his position, his right to take that position. I think it’s misplaced in that where I believe we ought to put our resources and where I think he could have the conversation and where both Dayton and Emmer ought to join me in leading is how do we reduce the need for abortion. Continue Reading →

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