Capitol Chatter: Minnesota nice may not rule campaigns


REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. — Political candidates brought their best "Minnesota nice" to Farmfest.

But voters should not get used to that.

"First time out of the chute, got to be...

Minnesota's Republican governor candidates shake hands after a Farmfest forum Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. Tim Pawlenty, left, and Jeff  Johnson are fighting for their party's nomination in next week's primary election. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota's major governor candidates line ujp at Farmfest Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. From left are Tim Walz, Tim :Pawlenty, Lori Swanson, Jeff Johnson and Erin Murphy. Don Davis / Forum News Service
U.S.  Sen. Amy Klobuchar and challenger Jim Newberger shake hands after finishing a candidate forum at southwest Minnesota's Farmfest Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service

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