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Debate set for 3 GOPers hoping to challenge Ellison

Three Republicans who’d like to take on 5th District Congressman Keith Ellison in the November 2012 election will debate next week in Minneapolis.

Michael Katch, Lynne Torgerson, and Chris Fields will take the stage Nov. 29, at 7 p.m., at the James Ballentine VFW, 2916 Lyndale Ave. S., to talk about why they should be the GOP candidate. Democratic incumbent Ellison will seek his fourth term.

The debate is sponsored by the Senate District 60 Republicans of South Minneapolis. Radio host Bob Davis will moderate.

The event is open to the public; questions for the candidates can be emailed in advance, with the questioner’s name and address included, to

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