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They often are amiable when together, but Minnesota House Speaker Margaret Anderson Kelliher, DFL-Minneapolis, and Minority Leader Marty Seifert, R-Marshall, lead opposing legislative campaign efforts in the run up to the November election. Kelliher is trying to bolster her party's majority; Seifert wants to take House seats back with an eye toward reclaiming the majority.

Election may reshape state House

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By Scott Wente

St. Paul Capitol Bureau

ST. PAUL - Minnesota House Democrats hope for a supermajority from next month's election. Republicans would be thrilled with simple majority control, but would consider it a success just to narrow the margin Democrats hold.

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Democratic-Farmer-Laborites must defend seats they narrowly won in the 2006 election that handed them control of the state House, and they will try to pick up another five to secure a veto-proof majority.

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