[VIDEO] Jason Lewis Will Run Against Sen. Tina Smith

[VIDEO] Jason Lewis Will Run Against Sen. Tina Smith

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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Jason Lewis, who served as U.S. representative for Minnesota’s 2nd Congressional District for one term before being defeated by Rep. Angie Craig in 2018, has announced his intentions to run against Sen. Tina Smith.

He announced his campaign at the Minnesota State Fair Thursday morning, which was met with cheers at the Republican Party booth.

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Jason Lewis to challenge Tina Smith for U.S. Senate seat

Jason Lewis to challenge Tina Smith for U.S. Senate seat

Lewis said he won’t distance himself from President Donald Trump’s positions on the economy, immigrants and other issues. 

By Judy Keen Star Tribune 

AUGUST 22, 2019 — 9:51PM

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Former U.S. Rep. Jason Lewis embraced President Donald Trump’s policies as he announced plans to challenge Democratic Sen. Tina Smith in the 2020 election.

“Let the battle begin,” the Republican said at the GOP’s State Fair booth Thursday.

He called the Senate “the last firewall for freedom” in the face of liberals like U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and the other three members of the progressive “Squad” of congressional Democrats.

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Great discussion on the Rush Limbaugh Show with Mark Steyn about my campaign for U.S. Senate.

Great discussion on the Rush Limbaugh Show with Mark Steyn about my campaign for U.S. Senate.

We talked about how election 2020 is a watershed moment for Minnesota and for America. Do we embrace individual liberty, lower taxes, and good paying energy jobs for places like the Iron Range? Or do we succumb to the radical anti-Capitalist ideology being pushed by politicians like Ilhan Omar and Senator Tina Smith?

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Minnesota oil pipeline fight highlights Democratic dilemmas

Minnesota oil pipeline fight highlights Democratic dilemmas

By STEVE KARNOWSKI 
Associated Press 
SEPTEMBER 9, 2019 — 9:50AM

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MINNEAPOLIS — A divisive fight over the future of a crude-oil pipeline across Minnesota is pinning presidential candidates between environmentalists and trade unions in a 2020 battleground state, testing their campaign promises to ease away from fossil fuels.

Progressive candidates Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders have condemned a Canadian company’s plan to replace its old and deteriorating Line 3 pipeline, which carries Canadian crude across the forests and wetlands of northern Minnesota and into northern Wisconsin. They’ve sided with environmental and tribal groups that have been trying to stop the project for years, arguing that the oil should stay in the ground.

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