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A Less Liberal Minnesota?

On his feet again after the Ventura takedown, Norm Coleman eyes the Senate.

Jun 24, 2002, Vol. 7, No. 40 • By BARRY CASSELMAN
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And as we have learned, even with millions voting, an election can turn on a single ballot. Overnight, one senator can shift control of a whole branch of government. A handful of persons can wreak terror and death on a community, the nation, and the world. With all these uncertainties, with two additional political parties, and with Jesse Ventura as governor, Minnesota voters seem braced for the unpredictable.

Barry Casselman is a national political correspondent for the Preludium New Service.