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Presidential candidate U.S. Rep. Ron Paul tells the Minnesota Republican state convention Friday night that federal economic policies need to change. DON DAVIS | ST. PAUL BUREAU

Ron Paul feels the love at GOP convention

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ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Republicans endorsed a U.S. Senate candidate at their state convention Friday, but saved their biggest reaction for Ron Paul.


To chants of "President Paul," 2,000 Minnesota convention delegates welcomed the Texas congressman and presidential candidate.

"There are a lot of friends of liberty in this town," Paul said.

Delegates accepted Paul's libertarian message.

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