Hugs and smiles as Minnesota's election campaign opens
ST. PAUL -- The official campaign season started with bipartisan smiles Tuesday, even if no one expects it to end that way.
The first four Minnesotans to file paperwork to officially become candidates were lined up at the secretary of state's counter Tuesday, three of them filling out the forms. But Rick Nolan, Democratic candidate in the 8th Congressional District, had not started.
"It's embarrassing," Nolan said. "I left my reading glasses in the car."
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