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'Curveball' suspends Sviggum campaign

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RED WING -- Steve Sviggum's path to the governor's mansion may have hit a roadblock.

The Department of Labor and Industry commissioner's oversight of OSHA may qualify him as a federal employee -- a group forbidden to run for public office.

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"This was a curveball out of left field," the former House speaker and Kenyon Republican said Thursday. "I'm kind of suspended right now."

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