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By Mangosuthu Buthelezi
Memories of a long brotherhood tempered in common struggle
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Scott Cottington
It wasn't so long ago that Minnesota seemed like an attractive target for an emboldened GOP trying to expand its list of presidential battlegrounds.
While a Republican presidential campaign "will invest in Minnesota if it thinks they can win it, they will also look at how well the party is doing its basic functions identifying Republicans, getting out the vote," Scott Cottington, a St. Paul-based political consultant who works on GOP campaigns around the country, said Tuesday. "They will make a decision based in part on the strength of the collective effort."