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  1. DFL: Republican candidates voted for measures lambasted in party's mailersRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... In a news release, the DFL said that State Sen. Torrey Westrom, a Republican facing off against Rep. Collin Peterson in the 7th Congressional District, voted to pass an expungement bill criticized in the mailers as "allowing felons to work with our ...

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  2. Spooked Dems await their fateRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Hill

    ... and Joe Garcia (D-Fla.) could all very well lose. The prospects of Agriculture Committee ranking member Collin Peterson (D-Minn.) have gotten worse too, and once hopeful pick-up opportunities in New Jersey, Virginia and Pennsylvania are off the ...

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  3. Overnight campaign: Winning? Losing? There's a poll for that.Read the original story

    Yesterday | The Hill

    ... fellow Democrat - in one of the most expensive House races in the country. MN-7 (PETERSON): Twelve-term Rep. Collin Peterson (D-Minn.) is one of the few remaining centrist Blue Dogs in Congress. Republicans are hoping to change that, and believe ...

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  4. Leading voice on agriculture fights to keep jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Rock102online.com

    For the first time in two decades, U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson finds himself having to fight hard to keep his job and to avert a loss that could cost Minnesota one of Congress' most influential voices on farm matters. Peterson is the ranking minority member and former chairman of the House Agriculture Committee.

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  5. Peterson, Leading Voice On Agriculture, Fights To Keep JobRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CBS Local

    For the first time in two decades, U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson finds himself fighting hard to keep his job and avert a loss that could cost Minnesota one of Congress' most influential voices on farm matters. Peterson, the ranking minority member and former chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, has represented western Minnesota's 7th District for nearly 24 years.

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  6. Expensive congressional race could cost Minnesota an influential voice on farm mattersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Star Tribune

    For the first time in two decades, U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson finds himself having to fight hard to keep his job and to avert a loss that could cost Minnesota one of Congress' most influential voices on farm matters. Peterson is the ranking minority member and former chairman of the House Agriculture Committee.

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  7. Minnesota congressional candidates' relatives paid $373K since 2007Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | TwinCities

    Republican gubernatorial candidate Jeff Johnson, right, speaks at a campaign appearance at the Ulmer Cafe in New Ulm, Minn., on Wednesday, while, below, Democratic-Farm-Labor candidates Gov. Mark Dayton and U.S. Sen. Al Franken attend a rally at the state Capitol before leaving with other DFL leaders on a bus tour around Minnesota. Minnesota Democratic Congressman Collin Peterson has paid more than $259,000 to his son from campaign funds since 2007.

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  8. Minnesota Dem fights for political lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Hill

    ... - something it hasn't had to do for Peterson at all in more than a decade. "There's a general sense that Collin Peterson's been there too long," said the Republican's campaign spokeswoman Caitlin Carroll. Peterson had previously indicated he might ...

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  9. Truth Test: Is Westrom Lining His Pockets at Government Expense?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KSTP

    The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and the National Republican Congressional Committee are duking it out in Minnesota's 7th Congressional District. They've spent nearly $8 million combined in the race between Democratic incumbent Collin Peterson and Republican challenger Torrey Westrom.

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  10. Is Minnesota Evidence of a GOP Wave?Read the original story

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Power Line

    ... , Mike McFadden , Stewart Mills or Torrey Westrom , who is running a strong race against long-time incumbent Collin Peterson in the 7th District.

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  11. T-minus one week to Election Day, campaigns release final ads,...Read the original story

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Politico

    ... ads of the cycle today, including spots aimed at Democrats in MN-07 and IL-12. The MN-07 ad hits Democrat Collin Peterson for his lengthy Washington tenure. The spot is supported by a $500,000 buy and is running through Election Day on ...

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  12. Supports Peterson in CD7Read the original story

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Marshall Independent

    I am writing this letter in support of our Congressman Collin Peterson. Collin works with Democrats, Republicans and Independents to get things accomplished in Washington; he gets the job done.

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  13. Question for votersRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Marshall Independent

    When your elected representatives go around saying they support something, say a 5 percent raise for home health workers, you want to believe them. When they send print ads to your home saying they were instrumental in the passage of such legislation, you assume they voted for said legislation.

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  14. Endorsement: Peterson has been a trusted voice in CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Star Tribune

    The wealth of seniority that Democratic Rep. Collin Peterson has accumulated over 24 years in Congress has given Seventh District voters and all Minnesotans an outsized voice in shaping national agriculture policy. Peterson's Republican challenger, state Sen. Torrey Westrom, has little to show for 18 years in the Legislature beyond his partisan zeal for the 2011 government shutdown.

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  15. Incumbents Peterson, Nolan learn from Oberstar's defeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | Star Tribune

    Collin Peterson and Rick Nolan believe they'll work through any headwinds to retain their seats. It was a surprise when U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar, an 18-term incumbent, lost his Eighth District seat in 2010.

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  16. By the numbers: The $12-million-plus Eighth District raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | Star Tribune

    ... at challenger Mike McFadden had. In the Seventh Congressional District in western Minnesota, Democratic Rep. Collin Peterson had $520,000 in cash as of last week, compared with GOP challenger Torrey Westrom's $184,000.

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  17. House Dems Spend Another $1.3 Million on TV to Prevent LossesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | National Journal

    ... aide. On Tuesday, the DCCC bought time supporting Enyart, Nolan, Arizona Rep. Ron Barber, and Minnesota Rep. Collin Peterson. It also bought airtime in the Cedar Rapids, Iowa, media market that could be used either to defend Rep. Dave Loebsack or ...

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  18. The cash contest: An interactive look at fundraising in the Seventh DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Star Tribune

    ... Glen Stubbe . Contributors in D.C.: Corey Mitchell , Allison Sherry and Jim Spencer . Democratic U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson has far more cash banked for the final weeks of his campaign than Republican challenger Torrey Westrom has for his bid, ...

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  19. Pelosi: Low profile, major figure in 2014 electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | USA Today

    ... is very effective," Scarpinato says. So far, 27 ads have featured Pelosi, including one that criticizes Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., for voting in favor of a 2009 cap-and-trade energy bill that the ad describes as a national energy tax. "Peterson ...

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  20. Democrats say candidate Westrom boosted salary through expensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Star Tribune

    - National Republicans have spent more than $4 million on ads portraying Democratic Rep. Collin Peterson as a veteran House member who has taken full advantage of the perks of office, including getting federal reimbursements for flying his private ...

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