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  •  Miller's family (7+ / 0-)

    Miller's father was also a very popular mayor of Winona, which has 3/8ths of the district's population. His family also owns a operates a very well known company in Winona. And like OGGoldy said, he works hard and isn't an idealogue.

    Our candidate wasn't the strongest either (he also looked a bit like a Hobbit). I had worked a bit with an organization trying to recruit a candidate in that seat, and all of our top prospects passed on running.

    And the district has a history of electing Republicans. We held the seat from 06-10, but it was Republican before that. SE MN is trending our way, but it still has ancestral independent and Republican tendencies.

    •  So he was basically like (1+ / 0-)
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      the Paul Rudd character who Leslie Knope runs against on "Parks and Recreation"?

      27, Dem, Dude seeing a dude, CT-04(originally), PA-02/NY-10 (formerly PA-02/NY-12, then PA-02/NY-14). Also at http://xenocrypt.blogspot.com.

      by Xenocrypt on Mon Mar 11, 2013 at 01:15:30 PM PDT

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