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MINNESOTA POLL

Poll: Smith leads Lewis in U.S. Senate race

Sen. Tina Smith and Jason Lewis.
MINNESOTA POLL
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Democratic U.S. Sen. Tina Smith holds a comfortable lead over GOP challenger Jason Lewis in her bid for a full six-year term in the U.S. Senate, according to a new Star Tribune/MPR News/KARE 11 Minnesota Poll.

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