Posted at 1:03 AM on November 5, 2008
by Tom Scheck
Republican Erik Paulsen and GOP Rep. Michele Bachmann won tonight in two hard fought contests. Paulsen will replace GOP Rep. Jim Ramstad in Minnesota's 3rd Congressional District. Bachmann was reelected in Minnesota's 6th Congressional District.
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