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MN Governor Candidates

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Scrutiny over GOP candidate's 'help from Mr. Putin' comment

He's facing scrutiny from another Republican candidate and some Democrats.

Cory Hepola

Former TV, radio personality Cory Hepola announces run for governor

His sudden departure from WCCO Radio has been followed by his entrance into the 2022 gubernatorial race in Minnesota.

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Dr. Scott Jensen wins GOP straw poll for governor

Jensen easily outpaced the other GOP candidates, though fell short of a majority.

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Former Hennepin Sheriff announces run for governor

In his announcement, Stanek touts his lengthy law enforcement credentials.