Erik Paulsen has been bought and sold.

from Wall Street

What it bought them:
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from Big Pharma

What it bought them:
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from "Leadership" Pacs

What it bought them:
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Lawyers & Lobbyists

What it bought them:
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Gun Lobby

What it bought them:
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We need to return to the Minnesota Way.

1. Reject and return all special interest contributions – including from PACs, federal lobbyists and members of Congress – and refrain from self-financing.

2. Sign the People’s Pledge, to help eliminate special interest spending.

3. Commit to running an accessible campaign, including a minimum of twice monthly forums or other public events between now and Election Day

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