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Business Group's Ad In MN-GOV: Dayton's Tax Policies Scare Small Children (VIDEO)

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MN Forward is the business group supporting Republican nominee Tom Emmer, which was controversially funded in part by the Target corporation -- which led the company's CEO to apologize due to a backlash in this liberal state over Emmer's religious right stances on gay rights.

The TPM Poll Average gives Dayton the lead with 40.4%, followed by Emmer at 33.9%, and Independence Party candidate Tom Horner with 10.9%.

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