A preview of the debate
Tuesday's primaries winnowed down the major party candidates running for governor to three: DFLer Mike Hatch, Republican incumbent Tim Pawlenty and Peter Hutchinson of the Independence Party. They participate in the first debate of the general election season Thursday in Bloomington.
- Steven Smith: Political science professor.
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