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Updated: GOP asks, ‘What now, Margaret?’

Minnesota Republican Party Chair Tony Sutton this afternoon blamed House Speaker (and DFL gubernatorial candidate) Margaret Anderson Kelliher and her party for the potentially disastrous consequences of today's state Supreme Court ruling that Gov. Tim Pawlenty overstepped his unallotment authority last year.

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State GOP platform eyes hot-button issues

States’ rights, abolition of the Metropolitan Council and opposition to the new federal health care law are among the platform proposals that have passed through the lengthy process of making it onto this weekend’s GOP state convention agenda.

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GOP gov hopefuls Seifert and Emmer take neck-and-neck race to convention delegates

If you're going by the attack spin of the GOP gubernatorial endorsement fight, delegates to this weekend's state Republican convention in Minneapolis will choose between a) an introverted state representative who made a last-minute campaign error last week by drawing attention to his opponent's 30-year-old DWI record; and b) a sometimes reckless legislator who casts himself as a political outsider, yet picked the "ultimate insider" to be his running mate.

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