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Author Archives: Sarah Janecek

On the road with the Emmer team on Super Saturday

There's no better way to get a real feel for a campaign than to spend a day with the candidate, particularly a grueling day. That's exactly what I did with GOP hopeful Rep. Tom Emmer (R-Delano) and his team this past Super Saturday, when 43 BPOUs (basic political organizational units) held their conventions, selecting about 25 percent of the delegates who will vote to endorse in the state GOP party convention.

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The exit interview: Jim Mulder

The Association of Minnesota Counties (AMC) president Jim Mulder, 59, surprised many this week by announcing his retirement after 21 years in the job. Mulder, known for his wit and fine sense of humor, earned a reputation for being thoughtful on public policy. PIM sat down with Mulder this week to review his career.

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