Major party candidates for governor spar over budget plans

Emmer, Horner, Dayton
The three candidates for governor (left to right) Republican Tom Emmer, Independence Party candidate Tom Horner, and Democrat Mark Dayton debate in Minneapolis on Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010.
MPR Photo/Tim Pugmire

The three major party candidates for governor in Minnesota --Republican Tom Emmer, Democrat Mark Dayton, and Independence Party candidate Tom Horner-- gathered in Minneapolis for their 11th debate of the campaign season. The candidates dialed up the criticism of each others' plans for tackling a looming state budget crisis.

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