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Minnesota Senate Seat

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Minnesota Senate Seat

Minnesota Senate Seat

Minnesota Senate Seat

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In Minnesota, the Democratic Party has officially nominated former Vice President Walter Mondale to run for the U.S. Senate. Mondale's name on the ballot takes the place of the late Senator Paul Wellstone, who died suddenly last week in a plane crash. John Ydstie talks with Mark Zdechlik, reporter for Minnesota Public Radio, who is covering the U.S. Senate race in Minnesota. (3:00)

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