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Trump tweets endorsement for Minnesota congressional candidate Hughes

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President Donald Trump is endorsing Minnesota congressional candidate Dave Hughes.

Trump tweeted Saturday that Hughes ``will help us accomplish our America First policies.''

Hughes is trying to unseat 14-term Democratic Rep. Collin Peterson in Minnesota's 7th Congressional District.

Hughes is a retired Air Force officer. He gave Peterson a scare in 2016, losing the election by just 5 percentage points in a race few expected to be close.