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Collin Peterson has another challenger

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A Spicer, Minn., psychiatrist has announced her candidacy as a Republican for Minnesota's 7th District congressional seat, currently held by U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson.


Karen Nelson, who served eight years on the New London-Spicer School Board, issued a statement Sunday on the 7th District Republican Web site.

Peterson, a Democrat, is a veteran lawmaker who is the chairman of the U.S. House Agriculture Committee.

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