Independence Party disowns its Senate candidate
Leaders of the Independence Party of Minnesota are disowning their own nominee for U.S. Senate.
Self-proclaimed tea party member Steve Carlson won the primary with slightly more than 2,100 votes, defeating Kevin Terrell, the candidate party leaders had chosen to challenge Democratic U.S. Sen. Al Franken, lost his primary bid. Terrell received just 1,376 votes.
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