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Rep. Torrey Westrom, R-Elbow Lake, will announce in Moorhead today his bid to unseat 12-term U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson in Minnesota’s Seventh District. Forum News Service

Republican state senator announces bid to unseat Peterson

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MOORHEAD — With the 2014 election on the horizon, a Republican candidate has emerged to contest Minnesota Rep. Collin Peterson for his seat in Congress.

State Sen. Torrey Westrom, R-Elbow Lake, will announce in Moorhead today his bid to unseat Peterson in Minnesota’s Seventh District — making him the first candidate to launch a campaign aimed at taking on the 12-term Democrat from Detroit Lakes, who hasn’t been in a close election in nearly 20 years.

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