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Rep. Tom Emmer, R-Delano, the Republican endorsee for governor, talks about a conservative movement to keep the governor's office and take control of the Minnesota House during a dinner Friday night in Bemidji that brought most of the Republican ticket to Bemidji. Pioneer Photo/ Brad Swenson

Emmer, GOP candidate for governor, predicts conservative sweep


The tide is turning for conservatism in Minnesota, says Tom Emmer, the Republican endorsee for governor.

"There's a wave that's building in this state, and there's a wave that's building all across this country of freedom-loving Americans who do not like the direction that their state and their country is moving," Emmer said Friday night as keynote speaker to a Beltrami County Republicans dinner.

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