Emmer To Run In Sixth District
06/06/2013 - 8:40 AM
DELANO, Minn. (AP) - The Republican candidate for governor in 2010 is trying for a political comeback as he joins the race to succeed Michele Bachmann in Congress.
Tom Emmer was announcing his campaign Wednesday in his hometown of Delano. Emmer says his narrow 2010 governor's race loss to Mark Dayton will make him a stronger candidate, and that he wants to follow in Bachmann's footsteps fighting what he called "the ever-growing size of government."
Emmer is an attorney, former state representative and talk radio host. State Senator John Pederson of St. Cloud says he's also likely to run, and a handful of current and former state and local officials are mulling it too.
Democrat Jim Graves dropped out of the race after Bachmann did. No other DFL candidates have emerged.
University of Mary (Sports Stream)
Jan 30, 2015 - 7:00
Minot State University (Sports Stream)
Jan 31, 2015 - 2:00
MSU-Moorhead (Sports Stream)
Feb 05, 2015 - 7:00
Subscribe to what interests you. More information about podcasts and software.