One GOP chairman candidate out after arrest, another in
ST. PAUL -- One candidate for Minnesota Republican Party dropped out Friday after being arrested a day earlier while a colorful former legislator got into the race to lead a party facing financial woes.
Hearing aid company executive Brandon Sawalich, who had gained support from many GOP leaders, left the race a day after he was arrested by Minneapolis-St. Paul airport police when his pickup truck was spotted with expired license tabs.
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