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With an economy on the
upswing, Dayton is tough target

Star-Tribune [Minneapolis, MN], by Ricardo Lopez

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Posted By:voxpopuli, 8/24/2014 11:33:43 AM

Minnesota Republicans hoping to seize control of the governor’s residence have a problem when it comes to the economy: The news is too good. With business on the upswing and a state unemployment rate that’s among the lowest in the nation, Republicans lack a key issue voters often gravitate to during election season. Four years ago, when the unemployment rate topped 7 percent and the state faced a projected $6.2 billion deficit, then-gubernatorial candidates Republican Tom Emmer and DFLer Mark Dayton presented voters with starkly different plans to stem the hemorrhaging of jobs and balance the state budget.

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another typical Minnesota "reporter", named Lopez, telling everyone how great the job situation is in Minnetaxes..
three largest employers now are

the STATE government..
the FEDERAL government..
the UNIVERSITY OF MN..
ps..
doesn´t the RedStar have a reporter named Johnson or Olson anymore?

PLEASE post source & byline properly and article to word limit as shown.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Patchy Groundfog, 8/24/2014 11:37:53 AM     (No. 9978850)

Pravda praises Brezhnev. What a shock.

And we all know that economic activity and Democrats are like peanut butter and jelly, yes?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Megrits, 8/24/2014 11:50:05 AM     (No. 9978874)

Get up off your knees you leftist fool.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Sanspeur, 8/24/2014 11:54:12 AM     (No. 9978875)

Dayton! That Dayton home of wright pat ? That hub of economic mojo? Oh that Dayton went away after dims decideded kumbaya is a policy ...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: uno, 8/24/2014 12:04:18 PM     (No. 9978890)

The economy´s on the upswing uh?
This must be "recovery summer" for Minnisotans on Magic Mushrooms!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: VOLKSFORD, 8/24/2014 12:28:10 PM     (No. 9978929)

# 3...HUH?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Ribicon, 8/24/2014 1:37:46 PM     (No. 9979009)

When the first half of the article features a bald-faced lie on the order of "night is day," why bother reading any further? No wonder newspapers are dying on the vine, in this wonderful economy on the upswing.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: richwill, 8/24/2014 1:57:14 PM     (No. 9979024)

OP, it is called diversity. Minnesota will vote DFL, even in a recession.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Civilservant, 8/24/2014 2:46:55 PM     (No. 9979063)

I think #3 is talking about Dayton, Ohio #5.

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