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Rep. Tom Emmer, left, R-Delano, discusses his 2010 Republican campaign for governor Sunday evening with Beltrami County Republican Chairman Ken Cobb at the Beltrami County Fair, where Cobb was taking down the party's booth. Pioneer Photo/Brad Swenson

Emmer seeks slimmer, smaller state government

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Most Republicans talk about cutting state spending, but Rep. Tom Emmer wants structural reform that leads to smaller government.

"When you talk about downsizing, you mean shrinking the size of government, but you also mean lowering your prices so you can get people working again," says Emmer, R-Delano, a candidate for governor in 2010.


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