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Capitol Chatter: Democrats express election concerns

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Minnesota Democrats are getting advice from some of their leaders: Don’t push for more spending and higher taxes.

As Gov. Mark Dayton put it the other day, Democrats need to be satisfied with hot dogs and not hold out for sirloin steaks.


Listen to Ken Martin and you could get the idea that Minnesota Democrats are in trouble.

The Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party chairman said, however, that his worries are more about members of his own party rather than with Republicans.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.