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Obama = zero Minnesota coattails

As we approach midnight, Al Franken is trailing by a little, and El Tinklenberg and Ashwin Madia by more. My quick scan of current state House tallies shows the DFL could gain or lose a couple of seats.

If these trends stand, Minnesota Dems could wind up gaining nothing from Obama’s big Minnesota win.

Of course, a Senate win would turn the DFL’s missed opportunity into exuberant relief.

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