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Gobble: talking turkey at the Capitol

Posted by: Rachel E. Stassen-Berger under Minnesota governor, Gov. Mark Dayton, Gov. Tim Pawlenty, Democrats, Republicans Updated: November 25, 2013 - 3:35 PM

When turkeys come to visit the Minnesota Capitol, great hilarity ensues.

Gov. Tim Pawlenty got winged in 2004 and wrestled in 2005, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar got a flapping surprise in 2011 and a turkey made a break for it in 2012.

Former Govs. Jesse Ventura (with his own before and after in 1999) and Arne Carlson in 1996 with calmer birds.

What will happen this year? Follow the live blog below to discover. The turkey arrives at 10:45 this morning.

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