New candidates shake up racesby Cathy Wurzer, Minnesota Public Radio,
Tom Robertson, Minnesota Public Radio
Native American voters in Minnesota have historically aligned themselves with the DFL party. But two Native American candidates in northern Minnesota are bucking that trend. The two have formed their own political party and are running for state House and Senate seats currently held by the DFL.
MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with Minnesota Public Radio reporter Tom Robertson, who covers the Bemidji area, about that story and other recent news from that part of the state.
- Morning Edition, 06/17/2010, 8:45 a.m.
Cathy Wurzer is the host of Morning Edition for MPR News.