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Kline tells backers this year's campaign will be toughest as incumbent

Minnesota Congressman John Kline tells supporters in a fundraising letter that this fall's campaign will be his toughest race since he was first elected ten years ago. A national Democratic group will funnel money to challenger, Mike Obermueller.
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Minnesota Congressman John Kline tells supporters in a fundraising letter that this fall's campaign will be his toughest race since he was first elected ten years ago. A national Democratic group will funnel money to challenger, Mike Obermueller.

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