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Meet the freshmen: House DFL (part 1)

As he talked about meeting with thousands of potential voters on the campaign trail, Jason Metsa found himself using a certain word, and paused to acknowledge what it meant. “Those people are now my constituents,” he said.

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Meet the freshmen: Senate DFL (part 2)

Foung Hawj’s initial run for a Senate seat didn’t suggest that he had a bright future in electoral politics. In a crowded, nine-candidate DFL primary field in 2010, Hawj won just 10 percent of the vote.

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Morning Report 11/16/2012

NEWS FROM POLITICS IN MINNESOTA / CAPITOL REPORT   Senate chair picks mix old guard with next generation 11/15/12 11:16 p.m. Alliance for Metropolitan Stability ...

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Capitol 10: Close races

The phrase “every vote counts” was never more accurate than it was in this year’s election for House District 8B, where Rep. Mary Franson beat challenger Bob Cunniff by one vote. What other races were close?

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