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Republican Glen Menze, an accountant and former farmer, is running for U.S. House from western Minnesota's 7th Congressional District. He is trying to upset U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson. Photo by Don Davis, St. Paul Capitol Bureau.

7th District: Menze begins campaign 'process

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By Don Davis

St. Paul Capitol Bureau

ST. PAUL - Glen Menze knows his run for the U.S. House is a long shot.

For the second time, he faces popular and entrenched U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, a Democrat who has represented most of western Minnesota in the House since 1990.


Menze's chances? "Just as good as anybody else's," he said. "Ninety percent of incumbents go back to Washington. This is a process for me."

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