Republicans vie to fill Kennedy's House seat
Rep. Mark Kennedy has set his sights on the U.S. Senate, and there is a heated race underway for the Republican endorsement to take his place in Congress.
Rep. Phil Krinkie, R-Lino Lakes, is also running for Kennedy's seat, but declined to participate in this forum. The Democratic candidates in the 6th District, Patty Wetterling and Elwyn Tinklenberg, will be on Midday May 10.
- Michele Bachmann: Republican candidate for Congress in Minnesota's 6th District. Bachmann currently serves in the Minnesota Senate.
- Jay Esmay: Republican candidate for Congress in Minnesota's 6th District. Esmay currently works for Cold Spring Granite Co.
- Jim Knoblach: Republican candidate for Congress in Minnesota's 6th District. Knoblach currently serves in the Minnesota House of Representatives.
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