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Lourey says she won't bend in decision to challenge Hatch

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ROCHESTER -- Democratic Party Chairman Brian Melendez wants to talk to Becky Lourey. So does Mike Hatch, the party's endorsed candidate for governor.


But they are not going to like what she has to say.

Melendez and Hatch want Lourey to drop out of the governor's race, allowing Hatch to concentrate on beating Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty on Nov. 7.

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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.