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  • Emmer is the favorite of Tea Party activists, and got a key endorsement from Sarah Palin the day before he won the primary.

    Democrat Helped By 3-Way Race For Minn. Governor

  • And he says Emmer is not the kind of Republican Minnesota needs.

    Democrat Helped By 3-Way Race For Minn. Governor

  • Instead, MoveOn. org, once they knew about this contribution, they turned this into a question of gay-rights issues, because Mr. Emmer is critical of gay marriage, and urged a boycott of Target stores.

    A Reformer Departs

  • I'm just a little bit sore," said election official, Sara Taylor, who spent the entire time sorting thousands of ballots brought to her table and calling out "Emmer" or "Dayton" while doing so.

    StarTribune.com rss feed

  • We were talking, there was an issue of Target companies, which gave some money to a Republican primary candidate who is now running for governor in Minnesota, Tom Emmer.

    A Reformer Departs

  • Target donated to Republican candidate Tom Emmer because of his fiscal positions relevant to the state's business climate.

    Shutting Up Business

  • But the left assailed Target because Mr. Emmer opposed gay marriage.

    Shutting Up Business

  • Target learned a similar lesson this summer when its $150,000 contribution to a group supporting right-wing, vehemently anti-gay Minnesota candidate Tom Emmer didn't sit well with shoppers or shareholders.

    Michael B. Keegan: The Corporate Money Denial Game

  • The group then turns around and uses that money to help buy ads supporting Republican Tom Emmer, who's running for Minnesota governor -- except it's Target that's getting most of the criticism for supporting Emmer, who opposes gay marriage.

    The fixation on Target

  • Former Sen. Mark Dayton (D) is favored to win the open Minnesota governor's race, after a new poll from the Minneapolis Star-Tribune showed him leading state Rep. Tom Emmer (R) 41 percent to 34 percent.

    Harry Reid's closing argument: It's the economy, stupid

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