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Minnesota twins?

"Minnesota twins?" Continued...

Issue: "Face-off," Aug. 13, 2011

Steve Pirkle has his own idea about how to solve this Minnesota rivalry. "I'm thinking of maybe a ticket of him and of Bachmann would do," said the 48-year-old photographer from Mason City, Iowa, while leaving a Pawlenty event in Clear Lake. But when asked which one should run at the top of that ticket, Pirkle shook his head.

"Oh, I don't know about that yet."

Edward Lee Pitts
Edward Lee Pitts

Lee is WORLD's Washington Bureau chief. As a reporter for the Chattanooga Times Free Press, he was embedded with a National Guard unit in Iraq. He also once worked in the press office of Sen. Lamar Alexander.


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