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September 30, 2013


Candidate Endorses Construction Firm

Tom Emmer (R), who is seeking the GOP nomination in Minnesota's 6th congressional district, has filmed an advertisement in which he touts his candidacy and endorses a construction firm.

Politics in Minnesota: "Former Federal Elections Commission general counsel Larry Noble said the possibility of the ad running afoul of campaign finance regulations would depend on the financial arrangements made between the candidate and the company. To his way of thinking, Emmer's labeling himself a candidate for office and the appearance of the 'Emmer for Congress' sign mean the commercial should qualify as an advertisement for Emmer, and money spent on the ad should be disclosed as a campaign contribution."

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