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Sieben won't run for lieutenant governor on Dayton re-election ticket

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The person most discussed as Gov. Mark Dayton's running mate says she is not interested.

State Sen. Katie Sieben, DFL-Cottage Grove, made the announcement in a late Friday afternoon statement.


"There is more work to do to ensure that our economic recovery reaches every Minnesotan," Sieben said of the Senate job. "I will not be a candidate for lieutenant governor."

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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.