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Elections bring happy days for Minnesota Democrats

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ST. PAUL -- Forgive Minnesota Democrats if they wear broad smiles today.

Democratic-Farmer-Laborites won all the big prizes in Tuesday's election. Witness:


-- Both houses of the Legislature will be in DFL control for the first time in two-and-a-half decades.

-- Democratic President Barack Obama carried Minnesota, like he did the country.

-- Two Republican-pushed constitutional amendment proposals lost.

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