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Dave Senjem speaks to the media Tuesday after being voted in as majority leader for the Minnesota Senate Republicans in a closed-door meeting. Pioneer Photo/Don Davis

Senjem new Senate majority leader

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ROSEVILLE, Minn. -- Minnesota Senate Republicans promised a fresh start Tuesday night, putting behind a scandal and spending 11 hours picking Sen. Dave Senjem as their new leader.


The senators also elected a new slate of assistant leaders during their close-door meeting.

"No more looking backward," the Rochester Republican said when he was introduced as the majority leader.

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