Politics Friday with gubernatorial candidate Jeff Johnson and congressional candidate Dan Feehan

Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson
Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson, the 2014 Republican nominee for governor, is again running to be the state's top official, here on April 27, 2018 in St. Paul.
Regina McCombs | MPR News

First up: The race to be Minnesota's next governor is in full swing. Delegates to the state's political conventions will meet in early June — the Republicans in Duluth, the DFLers in Rochester — to endorse a candidate.

DFL candidate Dan Feehan met with supporters in Rochester.
DFL candidate for Minnesota's 1st Congressional District Dan Feehan met with supporters in Rochester earlier this week, where they talked strategy for Saturday's endorsing convention.
Catharine Richert | MPR News

In advance of those conventions, we're talking with the leading candidates. Today: Republican Jeff Johnson. Johnson is a Hennepin County Commissioner and was the 2014 Republican nominee for governor.

Then: We'll talk to DFL congressional candidate Dan Feehan. Feehan is running in Minnesota's 1st District. Mulcahy will talk to him about his campaign, why he's running and well...who he is.

Finally: MPR reporters Tim Pugmire and Brian Bakst, along with Briana Bierschbach, join the program for a look back at a busy week at the Minnesota Capitol.

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