Life on the campaign trail

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1 Emmer speaks at the Rochester campaign office on Saturday afternoon. In his speech he points out how his opponents are not only "lobbyists" but "hobbyists" as well, stating that they are running merely as a hobby. 
2 Tom Emmer shakes hands with supporters after a rally at the Ramada Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn. Monday, Oct. 18, 2010. 
3 Tom Emmer and his press secretary, Chris Van Guilder, enjoy the RV ride from Mankato to Rochester Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010. 
4 Tom Emmer arrives to the last rally of the day, greeting his supporters and then giving a brief speech while the sun set in Rochester, Minn. Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010. 
5 Republican Tom Emmer, left, and DFLer Mark Dayton, right, greet each other before participating in a gubernatorial debate at the Minnesota State Fair on Friday Sept. 3, 2010. Also participating was the IP candidate Tom Horner. 
6 Mark Dayton hugs Tess Baker, 16, right, and Eric Skog, 11, as Alacia Bergh, 18, looks on in St. Paul, Minn. Tuesday, August 11, 2010. 
7 Mark Dayton makes a phone call at his headquarters in St. Paul, Minn. Tuesday, August 11, 2010. 
8 President Barack Obama takes the stage with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Dayton at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis on Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010. 
9 Mark Dayton, Democratic gubernatorial candidate, dresses the part while visiting the Buffalo Gun Club Sunday afternoon on September 26, 2010. 
10 Tom Horner, left, and Mark Dayton look at results after a coin toss to decide who speaks first at a debate in Rochester, Minn. Friday, Oct. 22, 2010. 
11 Tom Horner chats with Jane Belau during Belau's weekly political talk show at University Center Rochester in Rochester, Minn. Friday, Oct. 22, 2010. 
12 Tom Horner, center, tours the warehouse of Schmidt Printing with sales manager Jeff Winter, left, and director of operations Larry Aarsvold in Byron, Minn. Friday, Oct. 22, 2010. 
13 Tom Horner, left, jokes with press operator Garth Lee during a tour of Schmidt Printing in Byron, Minn. Friday, Oct. 22, 2010. 
14 Tom Horner receives a phone number from his son Kevin during a stop at University Center Rochester in Rochester, Minn. Friday, Oct. 22, 2010. 
15 Tom Horner discusses products with Schmidt Printing Director of Operations Larry Aarsvold, right, and Sales Manager Jeff Winter during a tour of the Byron, Minn. facility Friday, Oct. 22, 2010.