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Capitol Chatter: Voters wonder, what’s the difference?

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REDWOOD FALLS – The prevalent feeling after U.S. House and U.S. Senate forums at Farmfest appeared to be that the candidates did too little to differentiate themselves from each other.


When asked who won, few could offer answers.

U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, a Democrat who has represented western Minnesota for two-dozen years, explained an incumbents' attitude: It is up to challengers to offer up the differences.

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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.