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Judging by the amount of fundraising going on, U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson of Detroit Lakes has a race on his hands for the first time in years.


The fundraising race in Minnesota for the 7th District seat in the U.S. House was closer this quarter than last.

Longtime incumbent Peterson, a Democrat, raised nearly $268,000 from April to June, and he ended the month with about $717,000 total cash on hand.

Peterson spent about $70,000 in the three-month period.

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