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GOP Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen considering a run for governor

Ingebrigtsen, first elected to his Alexandria-area Senate seat in 2006, says he's been getting encouragement from supporters to run for the state's highest office and plans to make his decision final in "a month or a month and a half." He would join a growing field of GOP candidates seeking the office, including Rep. Kurt Zellers, Sen. Dave Thompson, Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson and Orono businessman Scott Honour.

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Republican Sen. Dave Thompson launches 2014 campaign for governor

Thompson was surrounded by his family in St. Paul as he announced his campaign, before making stops in Duluth and his hometown of Lakeville. The attorney and former talk show host filed his campaign paperwork earlier this week and joins Republican Rep. Kurt Zellers, Wayzata businessman Scott Honour and Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson in race to take on DFL Gov. Mark Dayton.

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