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U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson will seek re-election

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MOORHEAD - U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, the congressman who represents Moorhead and Clay County, announced Monday morning that he plans to run for re-election.


Peterson, a Democrat from Detroit Lakes, will seek his 13th term in Congress in November's election.

He'll likely face state Sen. Torrey Westrom, a Republican from Elbow Lake who has announced his plan to seek his party's nomination to face Peterson - a 24-year veteran who hasn't been in a close election since 1994.

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