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Continued: Ex-WCCO anchor Don Shelby looks at challenging Rep. Paulsen

  • Article by: KEVIN DIAZ , Star Tribune
  • Last update: July 25, 2013 - 9:57 PM

Shelby remains a relative newcomer to the political scene. He has not pumped money into Democratic campaign coffers. But his activism on the environment and other issues that tend to line up with Democrats has prompted activists in Republican circles to dub him “DFL Don.”

“I doubt that Don’s coming out as a Democrat will be news to some viewers in his audience,” said former WCCO colleague Tom Steward, a Republican media strategist and journalist. “He certainly has name recognition.”

 

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