Republican-endorsed Tom Emmer on Midday

Emmer and wife
Republican State Rep. Tom Emmer, accompanied by his wife Jacqueline, left, receives a round of applause at a breakfast hosted the Republican party of Minnesota Saturday, May 1, 2010 in Minneapolis. Emmer received the GOP endorsement for Minnesota governor Friday after defeating State Rep. Marty Seifert in two ballots at the party's state convention.
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