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Politcal Notebook: Coleman to candidates: Get around Minnesota, have presence where voters swing back, forth between parties


ST. PAUL -- Norm Coleman is not running for governor, but he has advice for those who are: travel Minnesota.

As U.S. senator, Coleman tried to do just that as often as possible. Many politicians see the "L" of southern and western Minnesota as especially important because residents there can swing back and forth between political parties.

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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.