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Graves picks up endorsement of former Governor Arne Carlson

It's not the first time Republican Arne Carlson has endorsed a Democrat -- in fact, the state's Republican chairman considers Carlson an independent liberal. But his backing is seen as a boost to Democrat Jim Graves in his challenge of Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann.
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It's not the first time Republican Arne Carlson has endorsed a Democrat -- in fact, the state's Republican chairman considers Carlson an independent liberal. But his backing is seen as a boost to Democrat Jim Graves in his challenge of Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann.

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