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Court ruling continues Minnesota health-care divide


ST. PAUL -- The first Minnesota reaction to today's U.S. Supreme Court health care act ruling came from the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party chairman, who used it to seek donations.

"Victory" is how DFL leader Ken Martin headlined an email to party members seeking contributions to protect the law that Republicans dub "Obamacare."

Martin and Republican Party leaders were among the first to react, with both sides asking for money to continue the fight.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.