This just handed me by Mike Mulcahy, handed to him by someone else:
Tim Anderson has informed me that he is withdrawing from the race for the 5th congressional district seat, leaving one candidate (Alan Fine) seeking Republican endorsement.
Carleton Crawford, Chair
5th Congressional District Republican Committee
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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