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House Speaker Kurt Zellers, right, said debate about building a Vikings stadium took the life out of most other isues in the just-adjourned Minnesota legislative session. With Zellers is House Majority Leader Matt Dean. DON DAVIS | BEMIDJI PIONEER

Capitol Chatter: New purple politicos learn legislative lessons

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ST. PAUL -- It was easy to tell Capitol regulars from those who do not hang out under the marble dome so much as the 2012 legislative session came to an end: one group wore purple paint and jerseys.


Oh, and that group tended to sing "Skol, Vikings."

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