An understanding of CD05 warrants a look back at the Primary of 2006. When Congressman Martin Olav Sabo (D-MN05) decided not seek reelection after 14 terms of office a field of seven candidates emerged to replace him. After a successful endorsement battle Rep Keith Ellison (DFL-Minneapolis) emerged victoriously in spite of allegations of marital infidelity,…

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