Midmorning hosts a debate between the three major party candidates for Minnesota attorney general. Live from the UBS Forum.
Jeff Johnson: Republican candidate for attorney general. He’s a state representative from Plymouth.
John James: Independent party candidate for attorney general. He was state revenue commissioner under former Gov. Rudy Perpich.
Lori Swanson: DFL nominee for Minnesota attorney general. She has worked as solicitor general for current Attorney General Mike Hatch since January 2003.
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Tom Scheck has covered politics and state government for more than ten years for MPR News. He’s covered several gubernatorial campaigns, two statewide recounts, the presidential bids of Tim Pawlenty and Michele Bachmann, U.S. Senate races, close Congressional contests and the Minnesota Legislature. He lives in Falcon Heights with his wife, son and dog. He can sometimes be found chasing a white ball on a golf course. It isn’t a straight walk. Tips are welcome at email@example.com