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Democrat Rick Noland, 8th Congressional District, left, and Republican Mike Parry, 1st Congressional District, file for political office Tuesday in St. Paul. Tribune photo by Don Davis

Hugs and smiles as Minnesota's election campaign opens

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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.


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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.