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Rep. John Thompson to serve as independent after ousting by House DFL

Thompson has been involved in multiple controversies following a July 4 traffic stop.

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House DFL demand GOPers who attended local rally denounce threats, rhetoric

House Majority Leader Ryan Winkler said if they don't denounce the threats they "need to be held accountable."

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Minnesota House DFLers postpone event that involves candidate John Thompson

Thompson made strong, divisive remarks outside Lt. Bob Kroll's home in Hugo last month, leading to calls for the DFL to drop its support for the candidate.