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Man forgoes party, campaign cash in bid for Minnesota House

A New Ulm man who says partisan politics has crippled government is running in hopes he can change that. Jerry Pagel is operating outside the system, campaigning on his own pocketbook and rejecting any party affiliation. "I get so frustrated with the far left and the far right. I don't know anybody that is that far out there politically," he tells the New Ulm Journal.
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A New Ulm man who says partisan politics has crippled government is running in hopes he can change that. Jerry Pagel is operating outside the system, campaigning on his own pocketbook and rejecting any party affiliation. "I get so frustrated with the far left and the far right. I don't know anybody that is that far out there politically," he tells the New Ulm Journal.

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