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Sabato’s crystal ball: 55-seat GOP House pickup, but MN incumbents survive

National political pundit Larry Sabato has released his final "crystal ball" predictions for the 2010 elections. The director of the University of Virginia's Center for Politics anticipates Republicans picking up 55 seats and taking control of the House. Sabato sees the three Minnesota incumbents considered to be in some peril -- DFLers Jim Oberstar and Tim Walz, and Republican Michele Bachmann -- retaining their seats.

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Oberstar will join Boxer for D.C. fundraiser

U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar will host a Capitol Hill fundraiser on Thursday morning at Johnny's Half Shell. The sixteen-term DFLer will be joined by California Sen. Barbara Boxer, who is locked in a tough re-election battle with former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina.

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