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Minn. GOP: Mark Dayton's 'too risky'

The Republican party of Minnesota isn't wasting any time. Less than 24 hours after former U.S. Sen. Mark Dayton's primary victory Tuesday night, they've released a new ad calling Dayton, "absolutely, positively one of the worst Senators" in America," citing a TIME Magazine spread that listed Dayton among the Senate's "worst."

A recovering alcoholic, last year Dayton acknowledged he had relapsed in 2006 and suffered from "mild depression." Dayton faces state Rep. Tom Emmer (R) in November.

(The Fix:The primary night wrap-up)

By Emi Kolawole  |  August 11, 2010; 5:10 PM ET
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Since this is on the Obama Presidency Blog, where is President Obama's comment on this pressing matter?

Posted by: jiji1 | August 12, 2010 12:09 PM | Report abuse

Mark Dayton was one of the worst senators, and now he imagines that he is more suited to be a governor. The question is, could he run a lemonade stand or handle a paper route?

Posted by: JBaustian | August 12, 2010 11:15 AM | Report abuse

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