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Paul not allowed to address GOP convention

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By Don Davis

St. Paul Capitol Bureau

ROCHESTER, Minn. - Minnesota Republican officials would not allow maverick Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul to speak to their state convention, which began this morning, but he attracted about 400 spectators for an early-morning speech in a park outside the convention hall.


"What is going on in your Republican Party?" Paul asked. "Haven't they figured it out that we are on the wrong track?"

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