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Northwoods Politics: Peterson off to Copenhagen, rumors to retire

U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, DFL-7th District, who took a lot of heat during a Bemidji town hall hearing on his vote for a House climate change bill, is apparently headed to Copenhagen, the site ofa world global cliimate summit. The National Republican Congressional Caucus is also putting out rumors that Peterson, elected in 1990, might not seek re-election in 2010. A certain response would be: "Don't they wish."

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