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Minnesota Deputy GOP Chairman Michael Brodkorb tells reporters Wednesday that U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson owes it to his western Minnesota constituents to hold public meetings. He also announced the party is airing anti-Peterson radio commercials.

State GOP launches ad campaign against Collin Peterson


ST. PAUL - Minnesota's Republican Party launches a radio advertising campaign against U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson on Thursday.

More than a dozen western Minnesota radio stations will carry the commercial saying that Democrat Peterson is out of touch on his House votes as well as criticizing his comment that a quarter of his constituents think the Bush administration worked with Sept. 11, 2001, terrorists.

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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.