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GOP gets Minn. focus now, uphill fall fight awaits

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — In presidential politics, Minnesota is as close to a Democratic fortress as states come.

It has tantalized Republicans in recent presidential campaigns, but it's still wound up as general election fool's gold for the GOP ever since Richard Nixon last won it for the party in 1972.


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