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Challengers in the 7th Congressional District listen to incumbent U.S. Rep. Colllin Peterson during a Tuesday FarmFest forum. From left are Peterson, Lee Byberg, Alan Roebke and Glen Menze. Photo by Don Davis, Forum Communications.

Peterson opponent: U.S. on collision with bankruptcy

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By Don Davis

State Capitol Bureau

MORGAN, Minn. -- The two major candidates to represent western Minnesota in the U.S. House show relatively few differences on farm policy, but the challenger says U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson is part of the congressional leadership that is tilting politically left.


Republican Lee Byberg said Peterson endorses President Barack Obama and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in a time when Americans are tired of liberal politics.

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