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Capitol Chatter: Governor hopeful Johnson tries different budget approach

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ST. PAUL — Jeff Johnson does not want his budget message to sound like "me, too" when competing with other Minnesota Republican governor candidates.


If other candidates appear to be running on the 2011 budget Republicans passed when they controlled the Legislature, that is not enough, Johnson said.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.