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In the 8th, Jeff Anderson banks on home field advantage

DULUTH — The DFLer doesn’t have the money his opponents do, so he’s hoping his ties to the district matter most on primary day.

DFL congressional candidate Jeff Anderson holding a meeting with 8th District business owners at Randy's Cafe in Duluth on Tuesday.
MinnPost photo by Devin Henry
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But focusing on the Range, and the mining jobs it contains, has its risks. Over a breakfast meeting at Duluth’s Randy’s Café on Tuesday, Boilermakers Local 647 board member John Weinhandl, told Anderson that Environmental Protection Agency regulations were “making things so stringent that we’re cutting our own throat.” Anderson said he agreed (Local 647 has endorsed him).

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